Seminars & Events: Moana Nursery Reno & Sparks, Nevada

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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Happy Valentine's Day Weekend - no seminar

No seminar.

Ask Our Experts In-Store ... Every Day!

Seminars are great but don't forget our staff of green experts can answer questions and provide solutions every day.

The Art and Science of Woody Plant Pruning

February 20:  The Art and Science of Woody Plant Pruning ... For beginner to advanced gardeners, we will provide a thorough review of techniques to produce healthy, strong and long-living trees and shrubs. Learn methods to repair broken limbs & storm damage, or simply to restore the natural beauty of your trees and shrubs. This seminar is an excellent source of information to see whether your trees and shrubs are being pruned correctly. Jon Bruyn, one of our Certified Arborists and Plant Doctors with over thirty years’ experience in northern Nevada, will present this one hour long seminar.  Questions on a specific plant in your yard? Bring an 8 X 11 paper printed picture of one tree or shrub in your yard; after the seminar Jon will discuss with you how to prune your plant. This will be a first come first serviced and limited to one plant.

Reno Raptor Rapture

February. 27:  Reno Raptor Rapture ...  Join UNR doctoral student Justin White, of the Reno Hawk Project, as he reviews the results of his study of Red-tailed hawks that live in urban areas of the Truckee Meadows region. Since last April, White and a team of interns have monitored Reno and Sparks’ Red-tail hawk nests with cameras, spotting-scopes and binoculars, trying to learn more about where urban hawks live, what they eat, and how they coexist with humans. Now at the end of the first season of the project, he will be presenting the results of the study along with photos he collected last spring.  Come join us for an exciting presentation on the hawks that live among us