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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Aug 8 Sat ,2020 - Aug 8 Sat, 2020 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

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Proper Planting for Success

Privacy, shade, color, evergreen, and blooms.

We cover trees for every situation, especially small gardens, including trees for country gardens and trees for difficult sites.

Trees for blossom, bark, fruit, and colorful autumn foliage.

With so many choices picking the perfect tree can be overwhelming, but not after this class.

Free tree planting guide to students after this class.

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Aug 15 Sat ,2020 - Aug 15 Sat, 2020 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

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Wildlife & Bug Prevention

Collage of Wildlife and Bugs

Late summer is not only the peak of bug season, but there’s also intense pressure from furry visitors in our yards.

Students start with best practices to keep javelina and pack rats away, then quickly move to solutions for grasshoppers and tomato worms.

You can have a nice yard with these easy-to-use tips and a few key plant choices.

Frustrated gardeners will have all the tools they need to keep the garden pest-free!

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Aug 22 Sat ,2020 - Aug 22 Sat, 2020 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

Description

Best Evergreens for Mountain Landscapes

Evergreen Grouping

Evergreens can be the anchor of any landscape, providing color and privacy year-round.

We’ll dispel the myth that the only evergreens are pine trees, when in fact they can be a multitude of different shapes, colors, and sizes—there are even evergreens that aren’t green!

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Aug 29 Sat ,2020 - Aug 29 Sat, 2020 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

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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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Sep 5 Sat ,2020 - Sep 5 Sat, 2020 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

Description

Top 10 Trees and How to Plant Them

Top 10 Trees - Shadr, Color, Evergreen, Privacy

Privacy, shade, color, evergreen, and blooms.

We cover trees from every angle.

With so many choices, picking the perfect tree can seem overwhelming, but not after this class.

Our horticultural team will be on-hand after the class to help with individual tree situations.

Free tree planting guide to all attendees.

 

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Sep 12 Sat ,2020 - Sep 12 Sat, 2020 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

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Climbers & Covers in the Landscape

Climbing Vines on a Fence

Vines climb quickly up fence posts, pergolas, barbed wire, walls, and trellis.

They block, screen, and shade better than any other plants in the nursery, but not all vines are created equal.

Learn these vines, favorite locals, sun and shade lovers, and all the advice to get these bloomers climbing.

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Sep 19 Sat ,2020 - Sep 19 Sat, 2020 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

Description

Easy to Grow Mountain Plants

Mountain Landscape Plants

Rock landscapes without these core plants tend to look strange, immature, and lacking.

Learn how to garden with these simple, but effective planting combinations for a design that WOWs all four seasons of the year.

 

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Sep 26 Sat ,2020 - Sep 26 Sat, 2020 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

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Privacy Screens and the Secret Garden

Privacy Screen in Bloom

Tired of looking at the neighbor’s RV?

This class shows off the best, fastest-growing plants to fill in your privacy screens!

You can screen unsightly neighbors, enhance your view, or block pesky traffic and cut noise and light pollution.

Experts will be on hand to help individuals with unique situations.

 

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Oct 3 Sat ,2020 - Oct 3 Sat, 2020 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

Description

Fall ‘To-do‘ list for a Healthy Yard

Mother and child playing in the leaves

Get the most out of your landscape with this easy to use checklist of fall care.

Bring the color out of your fall gardens, reduce bugs next spring, or simply put your landscape to bed with these easy to use ideas.

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Oct 3 Sat ,2020 - Oct 3 Sat, 2020 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

Description

Autumn Colors Best Enjoyed at Home

Autumn Blaze Maple in full color

Landscapes in autumn can be stunning, but only with proper planning.

This easy-care advice will bring the silver and blues out of the evergreens, showcasing brilliant bright foliage and crazy colored flowers.

Make this the brightest fall of all!

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