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August 10, 2012
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Cooperative Extension offers Grow Your Own classes

The University of Nevada Cooperative Extension is offering free "Grow Your Own" classes through Aug. 27.

Sessions are 2 to 4 p.m. Mondays at 1329 Waterloo Lane in Gardnerville.

On Monday, Randy Emm will discuss "Walipini Greenhouses, how to grow an underground garden."

The Aug. 20 session discusses "Aquaponics - Gardening with Fish and Plants Together." State Horticulture Specialist Heidi Kratsch will explain how to develop a sustainable food production system that combines aquaculture (raising fish, snails or prawns) with hydroponics (cultivating plants in water). These systems recirculate and reuse only two percent of the water of a typical irrigated …

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