The Mojave Desert is a unique growing environment. With summer temperatures that can go over 110 degrees Fahrenheit it is imperative that you use the "Right Plant, Right Place" theory. Community-based Instructor, Nicole Hansen, teaches you how to grow peppers in the desert.

Hansen, N. 2020, PPE for Summer Gardening and Crops for the Desert Summers - Peppers, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, YouTube Channel

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Certified Nursery Workers (2019)
A list of certified Nursery Workers from the 2019 Green Industry Training program.
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Common Tomato Disorders Under Desert Conditions
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Mills, L., and Johnson, W. 1988, Extension, University of Nevada Reno, FS-88-60
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Grow Cucumbers in the Mojave Desert
Join YHEP Instructor Nicole Hansen at the San Miguel Community Garden, as she shows you how you can grow cucumbers here in the Mojave Desert.
Hansen, N. 2020, Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, YouTube Channel