Learn the secrets of high-desert gardening

Extension is offering eight “Grow Your Own, Nevada!” classes in spring statewide to help Nevadans who want to get on a path to more sustainable, local, healthy living by growing and preserving more of their own food. Topics are chosen based recommendations from the community and previous participants. Every Grow Your Own, Nevada! class series is a bit different, providing information for gardeners at all levels.

The workshops will provide gardeners and those interested in growing healthy foods with a “back-to-the-basics” guide to great harvests in Nevada.

2024 Class Topics:

  • Edible Landscaping
  • Getting Started with Your Vegetable Garden
  • Backyard Cover Crops
  • The Most Destructive Garden Pests!
  • Garden Weed Control
  • Gardening in Small and Changing Spaces
  • Is beekeeping for you? Tips for the beginner
  • Attracting Beneficial Insects to Your Garden

Thank you to everyone who attended and presented at our 2024 class series. If you unfornately missed the course please feel free to email Megan Andrews at for a copy of the recordings. 

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Meet the Leadership Team

Megan Andrews
Program Leader & Contact
Wendy Hanson Mazet
Program Leader & Contact
Heidi Kratsch
Program Leader & Contact
Lindsay Chichester
Team Member