UNR Extension to offer gardening workshops

University of Nevada, Reno Extension and their certified Master Gardeners are holding a variety of online “Gardening in Small Places” workshops throughout the spring for Southern Nevada gardeners.

Classes cover vegetable gardening, composting and solving gardening problems.

“Spring is the perfect time to work on your gardening skills,” said Extension Program Officer Elaine Fagin. “These workshops provide the perfect opportunity to learn about growing and then put them into practice.”
Details on the workshops include:

Feb. 20, 9 to 11:30 a.m., Vegetable Gardening Zoom Class. This workshop is geared to help the beginning gardener, returning gardener, gardeners from outside the desert or current gardeners that just want a little refresher, learn how to be successful growing their own food in the Mojave Desert. Registration is $10.

March 20, 9 to 11:30 a.m., Composting Zoom Class. If you think you can’t compost in the Mojave Desert, or if you’ve tried to compost in the desert and haven’t been successful, join our compost class. If you eat fruits and vegetables and throw any parts of them away, you have the makings of compost. Let Angela O’Callaghan, Extension associate professor and social horticulture specialist, show you. Registration is $10.


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Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. Announces Tender Offer for Any and All of Its Outstanding 4.000{ac967ad544075fb2f6bcea1234f8d91da186cac15e616dc329e302b7c7326b8c} Senior Notes Due 2024

PASADENA, Calif., Feb. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Alexandria Real Estate Equities, Inc. (“Alexandria” or the “Company”) (NYSE: ARE) today announced that it has commenced a cash tender offer for any and all of its outstanding 4.000{ac967ad544075fb2f6bcea1234f8d91da186cac15e616dc329e302b7c7326b8c} Senior Notes due 2024 (CUSIP No. 015271 AM1) (the “Notes”) on the terms of, and subject to the conditions set forth in, the Offer to Purchase, dated the date hereof (the “Offer to Purchase”) and the related Notice of Guaranteed Delivery attached to the Offer to Purchase (the “Notice of Guaranteed Delivery”). The Notes are fully and unconditionally guaranteed by Alexandria Real Estate Equities, L.P. As of February 2, 2021, there was $650,000,000 aggregate principal amount of the Notes outstanding. The tender offer is referred to herein as the “Offer.” The Offer to Purchase and the Notice of Guaranteed Delivery are referred to herein collectively as the “Offer Documents.”

Certain information regarding the Notes and the pricing for the Offer is set forth in the table below.

Title of Security





Fixed Spread

4.000{ac967ad544075fb2f6bcea1234f8d91da186cac15e616dc329e302b7c7326b8c} Senior
Notes due 2024

015271 AM1


0.125{ac967ad544075fb2f6bcea1234f8d91da186cac15e616dc329e302b7c7326b8c} U.S.
Treasury Notes due
December 15, 2023


20 bps


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Succulents offer variety and can be used indoors and outdoors

During the past few years, succulents have become very popular with gardeners who find that these plants can be eye-catching additions to both indoor and outdoor settings.

a man sitting in front of a window: Mike Hogan

Mike Hogan

Requiring minimal care, most succulents seem to thrive on neglect and dry soil. These plants store water in their leaves, stems and roots, causing their foliage to appear fleshy and even puffy, unlike the foliage of most other types of plants.

Succulents are drought-resistant plants that have adapted to arid environments throughout the world. They come in a variety of sizes, shapes and colors. Planting several different varieties in the same bed or container provides visual appeal, and using them as a border among flowering annuals or even shrubs adds instant curb appeal to any home landscape.

a close up of a flower: A collection of succulents can be planted together for a stunning display.

© Ashley Martin
A collection of succulents can be planted together for a stunning display.

Minimal care required

Succulents are low-maintenance plants that require only small amounts of water and fertilizer, but they do need lots of sunlight. When placing them indoors, choose bright, sunny windowsills with at least 6 hours of direct sunlight; south-facing windows work best.

During spring and summer when succulents are actively growing, water no more

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Extension office to offer free online gardening courses from Feb. 3 to March 11

Lance Ellis, EastIdahoNews.com columnist

ST. ANTHONY — The University of Idaho extension campus announced they are bringing a taste of spring to the cold winter months with free online gardening classes offered every Wednesday and Thursday from Feb. 3 to March 11.

Participants can register online to learn about everything from backyard greenhouse design to basic vegetable gardening methods to successful composting methods.

“These classes are for everyone and anyone, all levels of gardening experience,” said University of Idaho extension educator, and EastIdahoNews.com columnist Lance Ellis. “I have found with our housing boom over the last five years that there are a lot of people from out of state who are trying to garden, but are struggling and not having the success that they would like. These classes would be great for them as well as a seasoned gardener.”

For those only able to attend one or two classes, the free registration and flexible schedule provides an adaptable learning experience.

“Participants sign up just once and that allows them to attend any of the gardening classes they want, even if they change their minds at the last minute,” Ellis said. “Obviously, if they don’t want to attend some of the

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Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust, Inc. Announces Extension of Modified Dutch Auction Tender Offer

Press release content from News Direct Corporation. The AP news staff was not involved in its creation.

–News Direct–

Wheeler Real Estate Investment Trust, Inc. (the “Company” or “Wheeler”) (NASDAQ: WHLR) announced today it is extending its previously announced “Modified Dutch Auction” tender offer for its outstanding Series D Cumulative Convertible Preferred Stock (“Series D Shares”) to 11:59 P.M., Eastern Standard Time, on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 and is increasing the value of Series D Shares purchased from $19 million to $20 million.

Except as set forth herein, the complete terms and conditions of the tender offer remain the same as set forth in the Offer to Purchase dated December 23, 2020, and the related Letter of Transmittal.

As of 11:59 pm on January 25, 2021, the original expiration date for the tender offer, 1,522,755 Series D Shares had been validly tendered.

The Information Agent for the tender offer is Equiniti (US) Services LLC, and the Depositary is Computershare Trust Company, N.A.

Copies of the Offer to Purchase and the related Letter of Transmittal have previously been mailed to holders of the Company’s Series D Shares. Additional copies of the Offer to Purchase, the related Letter

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