O'Callaghan, A., Lindsay, A., Mazzullo, N. 2021, Healthy LIVING while aging! (2021-04), Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, Newsletter, Volume 2, Issue 4

About the Newsletter

Monthly newsletter covering: vegetable ornamentals, health benefits of gardening, using SNAP benefits; and a vegetable forward pasta dish that is flavorful and nutritious. 

An Edible Landscape 

By Angela O'Callaghan

Five Health Benefits of Gardening

Earth Day

Did You Know? SNAP and Gardening...

Gardens for Nutrition

Pasta Primavera

An EEO/AA institution. This material was funded, in part, by USDA's Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), an equal opportunity provider. 

 

Also of Interest:

 
Leaf Vegetable Varieties for the Moapa and Virgin Valleys
The purpose of this publication is to emphasize the selected vegetable varieties or cultivars (seeds/plants) that may perform better than others in the Moapa and Virgin Valleys.
Bishop, C. and Stoesser, D. 2013, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno, FS-13-06
A Northern Nevada Homeowner’s Guide to Identifying and Managing Dandelions
Guide to identifying and managing Dandelions. Common pests of turf, dandelions grow in a rosette (ground-hugging form) that develops into a bushy plant.
Donaldson, S., Hanson Mazet, W. 2010, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno FS-10-24
mowing lawn
Certified Nursery Workers (2019)
A list of certified Nursery Workers from the 2019 Green Industry Training program.
Fisher, J. 2019, Extension website
Common Tomato Disorders Under Desert Conditions
Tomatoes are one of the most popular plants to grow in vegetable gardens and containers in home gardens. Trying to grow them in the desert climate can be problematic. This fact sheet explores ways to help the home gardener diagnose and correct these disorders.
Mills, L., and Johnson, W. 1988, Extension, University of Nevada Reno, FS-88-60
It’s Summertime in the Garden, and Plants are… Sticky? Andrews, A. 2017, Reno Gazette-Journal
 

Associated Programs

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Healthy Aging

The Healthy Aging strategy offers physical activity and nutrition education, and health promotion to seniors throughout Nevada. With funding from the Nevada Division of Health and Human Services Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program Education (SNAP-Ed), Healthy Aging programming provides skills that support making healthy eating choices and encourage an active lifestyle.

 

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