Nevadans might legalize recreational use of marijuana. If that happens, some people will be able to grow it privately. But what's the best way to grow it? Desert horticulture experts Norm Schilling and Angela O'Callaghan join the program with tips, clues and solutions to fall planting questions and problems.
Governor Brian Sandoval is proposing a 33% cut to the state budget, which means state institutions like the University of Nevada, Reno, have to make cuts. The university may make a 72% cut to its cooperative extension program, which does everything ranging from teaching citizens how to garden, to teaching new mothers about breastfeeding and childhood obesity.
Here in Southern Nevada, you could say the desert is a barren wasteland where nothing grows. Wrong! Some folks say you can grow orchards in the desert and they're here to prove it! Three master gardeners tell us the secrets to backyard gardens: growing in 120-degree weather, planting tomatoes in an apartment, and how they're getting children and low-income seniors to grow their own food.
Every week one our desert gardeners provides expert advice on making your desert garden bloom. They'll take you to some of their favorite landscapes in Las Vegas and introduce you to horticultural experts working in Southern Nevada.