Moana Nursery Seminars and 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.
  • We appreciate feedback on our seminars ... please complete this quick survey here.


50th Anniversary Birthday Party - Back to the 60's

Save the Dates - - April 1st & 2nd ... our BACK TO THE 60'S ANNIVERSARY BIRTHDAY PARTY - - all three locations. Savings, cake, beer, fun and more! We'll be all dressed up celebrating the flower power '60s with special anniversary savings opportunities 2 days only - - announced late Friday before the weekend. Check our website at the end of business hours Friday, 3/31.

Successful Northern Nevada Gardening

April 1:  Successful Nevada Gardening ... Are you looking for information on how to succeed at gardening, despite the challenges of our northern Nevada environment? Join Plant Doctor, certified arborist and horticulturist Lisa Braginton to learn about soils, best watering practices, and some of the plants that will survive and even thrive here.  She’ll share proven tips and commiseration!

Organic Vegetable Gardening Made Simple -- Moana Lane

April 8:  Organic Vegetable Gardening Made Simple --  Moana Lane:  10-11 AM ...  Join Rebekah Stetson, high desert farmer and former Urban Roots Farm Manager, to learn tips and techniques for the basic steps of creating and tending an organic garden.  From composting to living soil, seed starting to transplanting, season extending to pest management.  You’ll leave prepared to start gardening organically.  Rebekah has over 8 years’ experience growing plants and animals organically, with success, in our arid high desert climate. Her delicious and sustainable ventures include Sunny Day Organic Farms and Labour of Love. www.labour-of-love.net

Vegetable Growing Tips – Pyramid Hwy

April 8:  Vegetable Growing Tips – Pyramid Hwy:  1-2 PM ... If you’re interested in growing vegetables, join Plant Doctor Michelle Gilmore to learn tips and techniques for the basic steps of creating and tending an organic garden. Michelle will coach you to gardening success – from seed starting, living soil and transplanting to season extending and pest management.

The Reno Hawk Project - Final Discoveries - Moana Lane

April 9:  The Reno Hawk Project - Final Discoveries!  Sunday 12-2 PM  ... Join UNR doctoral student Justin White, of the Reno Hawk Project, as he reviews the final results of his study of Red-tailed hawks that live in urban areas of the Truckee Meadows region. Over the last few years, 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 project, he will be presenting the results of the study along with photos he collected during the study.  Come join us for an exciting presentation on the hawks that live among us!

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.