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Discover the secrets to finding the best bargains and hidden treasures in Reno's thrift store market. Gain tips for efficiently sifting through inventory to find unique items. Put your new knowledge to work during a field trip to some local thrift stores for hands-on learning.   

Schedule : Weekly - Tue 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM; starting 2/27/2018, ending 2/27/2018

Tuition: $39.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : The Nest Location : 
  The Nest.

Instructor : Tessa Miller 

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Learn how you can succeed in the current housing market. Explore the factors that are driving it and find out if now is a good time to buy or sell your home. Find out how to take action at the right time with the best price. Identify the repairs, remodels and upgrades that will produce the largest gains. Decide whether you want to work with a Realtor or not, and discuss marketing and staging techniques to attract potential buyers

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM; starting 3/10/2018, ending 3/10/2018

Tuition: $39.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Dan Smith 



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Get better results in your garden by understanding the horticultural conditions of northern Nevada. Learn proper pruning of trees, shrubs, perennials and roses. Discover how to recognize damage from insects, diseases and cultural problems. Enjoy gardening success while minimizing cost and labor.

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 3/12/2018, ending 3/12/2018

Tuition: $49.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Suzanne Adams 



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Protect your family and home from the effects of toxic chemicals by replacing them with green cleaning products. Save money while learning how to use essential oils and other natural ingredients to create a cleaning kit.   

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 3/12/2018, ending 3/12/2018

Tuition: $39.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Janna Crews 

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Grow the fruits, vegetables and herbs you love despite living in a desert climate. Learn the appropriate conditions for the development of your plants and watch your hard work come to life. Organic methods of fertilization, pest control, companion planting and crop rotation will all be discussed in class, and you will be eating the items you learn to grow.

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 3/19/2018, ending 3/19/2018

Tuition: $49.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Suzanne Adams 



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Create flower arrangements that will smell wonderful and decorate any room beautifully. Learn more about the specifics of floral design including the types of flowers used in bouquets, how to design flowers artistically and the steps necessary to make a flawless arrangement. Get a hands-on demonstration from an expert and an opportunity to use professional tools that will enhance your arrangements. Take home your colorful creation after each class. Every class makes unique designs so repeat students are welcome.

Schedule : Multiple Class Schedules:   Weekly - Tue 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM; starting 3/20/2018, ending 3/20/2018. 
   Weekly - Tue 5:00 PM - 6:00 PM; starting 4/10/2018, ending 4/10/2018. <

Tuition: $59.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : Sparks Florist Design Center Location : 
  Sparks Florist Design Center.

Instructor : Terri Henderson 

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Implementing natural gardening methods can be rewarding, productive and save you money. Gain tips from a master gardener on growing and maintaining quality plants and vegetables, while decreasing water use and increasing your plant production. Find out how to limit the amount of chemicals you use as well as how to attract beneficial insects to your yard. 

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 3/26/2018, ending 3/26/2018

Tuition: $49.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Suzanne Adams 



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Learn how to pick the best breeds for our climate, how to prepare for your new baby chicks, what to feed them once you have them and basic chick care to raise them to healthy adults.  The more adventurous can learn to build your own backyard chicken condo.  

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 4/9/2018, ending 4/9/2018

Tuition: $39.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Amanda Gruper 

Please read: Please do not bring your pet to class.



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Turn patios and other paved areas into colorful garden-like areas. Learn to grow healthy plants in containers by finding out about plant selection, fertilization and recognition of plant care concerns.

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 4/9/2018, ending 4/9/2018

Tuition: $49.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Suzanne Adams 



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Modify and enrich your existing gardens to make them more fun and less labor and resource intensive. Better understand high desert plant maintenance. Learn plant selection and culture for xeriscape, permaculture and fire-safe gardening. Be able to select and plant edible and ornamental trees, shrubs, perennials, annuals, ground covers and lawns.

Schedule : Weekly - Mon 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 4/16/2018, ending 4/16/2018

Tuition: $49.00

Materials Cost: $0.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Suzanne Adams 



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Discover the joy of confidently constructing your own projects. Put together your own picture frame and gain hands on experience with common power tools. Learn how to safely operate a skill, miter and reciprocating saws, finishing nail and caulking guns, as well as various types of drills.   

Schedule : Weekly - Sat 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM; starting 4/21/2018, ending 4/21/2018

Tuition: $39.00

Materials Cost: $10.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Curtis Dreher 



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Create lovely wreaths to decorate your home during the spring season. Layer an assortment of vines, flowers and twigs into beautiful creations. Discover the differences asymmetry and design while working with the natural shape of blooms and branches. $15 materials fee.

Schedule : Weekly - Thu 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM; starting 4/26/2018, ending 4/26/2018

Tuition: $39.00

Materials Cost: $15.00

Location : TMCC Meadowood Center Location : 
  TMCC Meadowood Center.

Instructor : Michelle Czarka 



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