For Immediate Release: March 31, 2010
Contact: Kim Becker
City of Henderson Parks and Recreation Department
Free Workshops Offered at Acacia Demonstration Gardens May 1
HENDERSON, Nev. – The City of Henderson Parks and Recreation Department is hosting two free outdoor gardening workshops on Saturday, May 1, at Acacia Demonstration Gardens, located at 50 Casa Del Fuego St. A
sk A Master Gardener will be held from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m., and is open to those ages 16 and up. Register online at cityofhenderson.com (activity 141000-90) or at any City of Henderson recreation center. A Master Gardener will be on hand to answer residents’ most challenging home gardening questions, from proper plant selection and care to irrigation and vegetable gardening.
Acacia Tree Tour will be held from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m., and is open to participants ages 14 and up. Register online at cityofhenderson.com (activity 141031-90) or at any City of Henderson recreation center. The Parks and Recreation Department’s urban forester will lead participants on a guided tour of more than 45 species of trees at Acacia. The trees are planted in such a way so visitors can see each tree’s true size, shape, and form, which will help them select appropriate trees for their home landscaping. The tour will include tree identification tips and unique facts about various species.
For additional information, call 267-4000 or visit cityofhenderson.com.