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Learn to be a volunteer for the May Arboretum
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Feb 08, 2012 | 484 views | 0 0 comments | 2 2 recommendations | email to a friend | print
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Washoe County horticulturist Bill Carlos hosts a series of free volunteer training workshops at the Wilbur D. May Arboretum in March.
Courtesy Photo Washoe County horticulturist Bill Carlos hosts a series of free volunteer training workshops at the Wilbur D. May Arboretum in March.
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RENO — Learn how to care for a garden from the roots up by taking part in a series of free volunteer training workshops offered by Washoe County’s Wilbur D. May Arboretum in March.

Classes cover volunteer opportunities at the arboretum as well as a number of plant and garden care topics, including proper pruning and planting techniques, basics of botany, information about insects that are both good and harmful to gardens, weed identification and control, and plant diseases.

The first class is at 9 a.m. March 6 and classes are scheduled for every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday morning during the month of March.

Class size is limited. To reserve a space, contact Arboretum Horticulturist Bill Carlos at 785-4153.

The Wilbur D. May Arboretum is inside Rancho San Rafael Regional Park at 1595 N. Sierra St. For more information, visit www.maycenter.com or www.washoecountyparks.com.
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