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 30 Sat ,2018 - Jun 30 Sat, 2018 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

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Totally Tomatoes: Grow the Best!

 

The first fruits are appearing in the garden! Yes, we will go deep on all things tomato, but the same advice applies to the rest of the garden as well. Students learn which varieties work best for their growing conditions and garden space, bugs to watch for, diseases, companion plants, and garden advice that increases the harvest this year.

If you can’t attend this class, watch the Livestream on Facebook. Like our Page to be notified when we go Live.

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Jul 7 Sat ,2018 - Jul 7 Sat, 2018 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

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Attract Birds, Bees & Butterflies

Monarchs, Swallowtails, and bees are in trouble, but we can help!  This class goes into all the details of how to help the local natives by providing habitat and nourishment.  Because they like so many of the same plants, hummingbirds are simply a bonus to this class. Learn the best local trees, shrubs, flowers, and grasses that naturally bring the best wildlife.

If you can’t attend this class, watch the Livestream on Facebook. Like our Page to be notified when we go Live.

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Jul 14 Sat ,2018 - Jul 14 Sat, 2018 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

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Great Grapes for the Garden

Grapes are not only delicious in many different types of foods and wines, they can be used as beautiful privacy screens and garden accents. Join guest instructor and self-proclaimed “Grape Nerd” Viticulturist Nikki Check for a fun and information packed class on the best practices for caring for grapes in your garden. Learn what varieties will work best for you, and how to make your vines more vigorous and fruit more fantastic. Students might even learn a thing or two about wine!

If you can’t attend this class, watch the Livestream on Facebook. Like our Page to be notified when we go Live.

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Jul 21 Sat ,2018 - Jul 21 Sat, 2018 8:00 AM-5:00 PM

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Containers that Bloom like Crazy!

Contain yourself! The right container with the right plants can bring a space in the landscape from so-so to stunning. Lisa Lain, owner of Watters Garden Center, has been creating container designs for decades. After this class, you’ll have what it takes to design great container gardens that sparkle in the afternoon heat or the breezy shade. Learn about proper watering, the best foods, companion plants, and more.

If you can’t attend this class, watch the Livestream on Facebook. Like our Page to be notified when we go Live.

 

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Jul 28 Sat ,2018 - Jul 28 Sat, 2018 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

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Perennial Flowers – Blooms that impress

July is the ideal month to plant perennials in the yard. Students learn how to design seasonally for a continual 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.

If you can’t attend this class, watch the Livestream on Facebook. Like our Page to be notified when we go Live.

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Aug 4 Sat ,2018 - Oct 10 Wed, 2018 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.

If you can’t attend this class, watch the Livestream on Facebook. Like our Page to be notified when we go Live.

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Aug 11 Sat ,2018 - Aug 11 Sat, 2018 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

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Herbs from Garden to Table

Summer is the ideal time to add herbs to the garden. Special guest instructor Deborah Maranville, chef, and owner of Natural Healing Garden, knows her herbs and uses them to create health-centered food choices that focus on utilizing local produce and delicious organic food.  Join Deborah for a tantalizing cooking demonstration that will focus on the best techniques to get the herbs from your garden to spice up your cooking.

If you can’t attend this class, watch the Livestream on Facebook. Like our Page to be notified when we go Live.

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