The Nevada Division of Forestry State Tree Nursery in Las Vegas is having a spring plant sale Saturday, April 7, 2012 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. More than 70 species of locally grown native and desert-adapted trees, shrubs and perennials will be on sale. One-gallon plants are $3, five-gallon plants are $7 and fifteen gallon plants are $15. The nursery accepts only cash and checks.
Master Gardeners will be available to answer questions and help with plant selection.
Plants purchased are to be used for conservation purposes, such as water conservation, windbreaks, soil erosion control and wildlife habitat enhancement. For the nursery policies and plant list, please visit http://forestry.nv.gov/ndf-state-forest-nurseries/las-vegas-state-tree-nursery/.
The nursery is open to the public year round. Winter hours are Monday through Thursday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., and Tuesday through Friday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. the rest of the year. The nursery is located at 9600 Tule Springs Drive inside Floyd Lamb Park.
For information about the sale or the nursery, please contact Amy Dunn at 702-486-5411.
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