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Free gardening program offered every Tuesday beginning February 3.
Media Release
For Immediate Release
Contact: Colleen Wallace-Barnum
MA 15-018

Reno, Nevada. January 30, 2015. University of Nevada’s Cooperative Extension teams up with Washoe County Parks to offer free gardening programs for all. All programs begin at 6 p.m. each Tuesday evening from Feb. 3 through March 31 in the park’s Western Heritage Interpretive Center. Programs are approximately two hours. 

Cost: Free

  • Feb. 3– Selecting and Caring for Fruit Trees by Michael Janik
  • Feb. 10 – Pollinators for the Home Garden by Pawl Hollis
  • Feb. 17– Selecting Appropriate Shade Plants by Rod Haulenbeek
  • Feb. 24 – Growing Succulent Succulents by Liz Morrow
  • March 3 – Training and Pruning Fruit Trees by Michael Janik
  • March 10 – Paying it Forward through Sustainable Gardening by Pamela Van Hoozer
  • March 17 – GMOs: Facts and Fallacies by Heidi Kratsch
  • March 24 – Successful Vegetable Gardening Part 1 by Randy Robison
  • March 31 – Successful Vegetable Gardening Part 2 by Randy Robison

For more information, call (775) 784-4848 or visit

Bartley Ranch Regional Park is managed by the Washoe County Department of Regional Parks and Open Space. The park is located off Lakeside Drive about one-half mile south of McCarran Boulevard below the Windy Hill overlook. To enter, turn onto Bartley Ranch Road and cross the covered bridge.