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The Master Gardener Volunteers of Southern Nevada provides horticultural information on gardens, landscapes, plants and other related topics. This newsletter is one of many resources of information available to the public to help accomplish this mission.

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Research Center and Demonstration Orchard

4600 Horse Drive, North Las Vegas, NV 89131
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The Good Weed Series: Common Dandelion, the Dandiest Weed of Them All, Taraxacum officinale

By Dr. Don Deever, Assistant Professor, Extension Educator, Lincoln County, UNR, aka ‘The Weed Whisperer’

Master Gardener Booth, March 4-6, 2022

Horticulture Classes

Deever, D.; Ruskamp, L.; Sgamma, R. 2022, Desert Gardening in Southern Nevada (2022-01), Extension, University of Nevada, Reno, MG Newsletter, Edition 22-01

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