UNCE Horticulture Publications for Southern Nevada

Here are some helpful publications from our local cooperative extension.  You can browse additional University of Nevada Cooperative Extension publications here.

Becoming a Desert Gardener – includes a planting calendar for our our area.

Creating an Organic Garden in Southern Nevada

Home Vegetable Production in Southern Nevada

Hardening Off Transplants

Recognizing Plant Nutrient Deficiencies

Feed Your Soil, Not Your Plants

Starting a Worm Farm


Irrigating Your Vegetable Garden

Fall Gardening Checklist for Southern Nevada

Plant Hardiness Zone for Nevada Horticulture

Freeze Damage to Plants in Lower Elevations in Southern Nevada

Pest Control

Aphids and Their Management in Home Gardens

Spider Mite Management in Home Gardens

Squash Bug Control in Home Gardens


Growing Tomatoes in Southern Nevada

Common Tomato Disorders Under Desert Conditions