About the garden

Our Master Gardeners of Washoe County maintain a small raised-bed demonstration garden featuring herbs and ornamental plants. It is located on the east side of the Extension, Washoe County's office at 4955 Energy Way in Reno.

Garden beds:

  1. Annual Bed adopted by program staff
  2. Bulb Bed adopted by program staff
  3. Succulent Bed adopted by Master Gardener Liz
  4. Seed to Flower Pollinator Bed adopted by Master Gardeners Shari Elena and Linda
  5. Low-Water Use Bed adopted by program staff
  6. Sensory Bed adopted by program staff
  7. Herb and Edible Bed adopted by program staff
  8. Fruit Tree and Shrub Bed adopted by program staff
 
News Articles, Fact Sheets, Reports...
bag of fertilizer
Fertilizing Your Vegetable Garden
This publication offers practical information on plant nutrients, different types of plant fertilizers, and how to apply fertilizers in the vegetable garden.
Kratsch, Heidi 2010, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, Fact Sheet 10-68
Getting Started with a Vegetable Garden
Practical information on getting started with a vegetable garden, including easy to grow vegetables for beginners and planting dates for Nevada.
Kratsch, H., Allen, L., Hanson Mazet, W. 2010, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, Fact Sheet 10-15

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Learn more about the program's team

Wendy Hanson Mazet
Program Leader & Contact
Rachel McClure
Program Contact