Seminars & Events

Our seminars and workshops are conducted by our friendly and knowledgeable staff and local garden experts.

  • Seminars are held in our Landscape & DesignCenter at the Moana Lane Nursery location (across the parking lot).
  • They are held on Saturdays at 10AM and last about an hour.
  • Seminars are FREE, and we operate on a first come, first served basis.
  • Space is limited to a maximum of 60, so please come early to get a seat.
  • Standing in the back of the room is not permitted, as this is a fire hazard. We appreciate your understanding and cooperation in this matter.
  • Popular seminar topics may be repeated.
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Seminars resume in new year.  Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!

Edible Landscapes – Have a Beautiful Landscape and Eat It, too!

January 31:  Edible Landscapes – Have a Beautiful Landscape and Eat It, too!1:00 PM  Edible Landscapes Seminar - Free2:00 PM  Crystalizing Flowers Workshop - $5 fee & advanced sign-up Join Dianne Stortz-Lintz, retired City of Reno Horticulturist and avid high desert gardener, to learn how to use your existing landscape for food and add more edible, traditional ornamentals.  Dianne will identify the wide palette of plants that can be consumed.Following this free seminar, she will offer a class in crystalizing flowers.  Advance sign-up and payment of a $5 material fee are required by January 22.  Workshop is limited to 10.  Reservations are taken Moana Lane store in person or by calling 825-0600.  There will be no refunds for no-shows.  Auditing workshop is free.

Orchid Society of Northern Nevada Annual Orchid Show

Orchid Society of Northern Nevada Annual Orchid Show February 6th - 8th  plus three “How to” orchid seminars on February 7th and 8th at Moana Lane Garden Center.  Show is located inside Moana Lane Garden Center                           Friday, Feb. 6:  9 am to 5 pm                     Saturday, Feb. 7:  9 am to 5 pm                       Sunday, Feb. 8: 10 am to 2 pm

Orchids 101

February 7 from 10:00 - 11:00 am:  Orchids 101 ...  Yes, you can grow orchids in Northern Nevada! Sean Abbott, PhD, OSNN member and former president, will show you how easy it is to have gorgeous blooming orchids. With a few simple tips, you will be able to grow orchids that bloom for months!. The hardest thing about orchids is choosing a color! You don't want to miss this always popular seminar.

The Art of Repotting Orchids

February 7 from 10:00 - 11:00 am:  Orchids 101 ...Yes, you can grow orchids in Northern Nevada! Sean Abbott, PhD, OSNN member and former president, will show you how easy it is to have gorgeous blooming orchids. With a few simple tips, you will be able to grow orchids that bloom for months!. The hardest thing about orchids is choosing a color! You don't want to miss this always popular seminar.