Classes

Watters holds Garden Classes every Saturday at 9:30 AM in the morning FREE to our gardening friends.
Each session will last approximately 1 hour.

Classes in recent weeks have been very well attended, you might want to bring a chair or come early to be sure you get a seating.

If you can’t join us in person, each Class is Livestreamed on our Watters Garden Center Facebook Page. Like the Page to be notified when we “go live” or check back to watch at your convenience.

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Jun 14 Fri ,2019 - Jun 14 Fri, 2019 3:30 PM-4:30 PM

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Gardening for Newcomers

Newcomers in the Garden

Learn all the mountain secrets to local garden success.  This is an information packed class guaranteed to increase garden blooms and fruit this year.  Learn about growing zones, frost dates, soils and more; you’ll know exactly what to do in the gardens after this class.

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Jun 22 Sat ,2019 - Jun 22 Sat, 2019 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

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Blooms that Impress

Catmint Blooms

June is the ideal month to plant perennials in the yard. Students learn how to design seasonally for a continual 4-season bloom in the garden. Notable mentions will be the native and heat-loving flowers that bloom without any care at all. All local & All Free.

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Jun 28 Fri ,2019 - Jun 28 Fri, 2019 3:30 PM-4:30 PM

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Animal Resistant Plants – What’s Eatin’ Your Garden?
Animal Resistant Cotoneaster
        Animal Resistant Cotoneaster

Yes, there are plants that actually taste bad to the critters, but still, look gorgeous in the garden! This class is crucial for gardeners trying to enjoy our beautiful outdoor environment and abundant wildlife, but not have their landscape become lunch. Learn which plants deer, javelina, and rabbits usually shy away from, and where they will best grow in your garden.

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Jul 6 Sat ,2019 - Jul 6 Sat, 2019 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

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Containers that Bloom like Crazy!

Containers in Bloom

The right container with the right plants can bring a space in the landscape from so-so to stunning. Watters Garden Center has been creating container designs for decades.  Our 3-step program puts the floral style back into your garden.  The class is free to onlookers, but the first 12 students to sign up can create their own design with professional guidance for a $35 fee (pots provided).

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Jul 12 Fri ,2019 - Jul 12 Fri, 2019 3:30 PM-4:30 PM

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Juicier Fruits, Grapes & Berries

Central Yavapai county is famous for our wine grapes but you can grow so much more.  We will have experts on hand that can share the best-producing raspberries, a blackberry bush that produces HUGE berries, more table grapes, gooseberries, currants, elderberries and more. Join in the garden harvest for big, juicy fruiting plants.

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Jul 20 Sat ,2019 - Jul 20 Sat, 2019 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

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Easy Grow Roses

There are so many different roses to choose from–more than your grandmother ever knew about!  Learn the difference between hybrid tea, floribunda, shrub, carpet and so much more.  Talking points include the best rose varieties, care, and placement for non-stop blooms.  Free to local gardeners that want more fragrance & color in the yard.

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Jul 27 Sat ,2019 - Jul 27 Sat, 2019 9:30 AM-10:30 PM

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Perennial Flowers with Impressive Blooms

Blooming Perennials

July rains make this the ideal month to plant perennials in the garden.  Students learn how to design for continual four-season bloom.  Notable mentions will be our local native bloomers.

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