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 13 Sat ,2020 - Jun 13 Sat, 2020 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

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The Doctor is in the House – How to Heal Sick Plants

As we enter summer the heat, bugs, and disease take its toll in the gardens. Frustrated gardens will have insight into proper water, grasshopper control, and how to get the most out of your vegetable gardens. Frustrated gardeners will have all the tools they need to keep the garden pest-free! You can have a nice yard with these easy-to-use tips and a few key plant choices.

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Jun 20 Sat ,2020 - Jun 20 Sat, 2020 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

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Perennial Plants that Thrive in Summer Heat

Gaillardia

June is the ideal month to plant perennials in the gardens. Students learn how 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 27 Sat ,2020 - Jun 27 Sat, 2020 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

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Best Mountain Fruit Trees and How to Plant Them Now

Have your landscape and eat it, too!  We’ll share the tips, tricks, and recipes that make for a better, healthier, and tastier landscape.   Plant experts will be on hand after the class that specializes in fruiting designs that can be eaten after planting. 

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Jul 4 Sat ,2020 - Jul 4 Sat, 2020 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

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The Garden Center is Open But there is no Garden Class

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Jul 11 Sat ,2020 - Jul 11 Sat, 2020 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

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Plant Better Berries and Grapes

Berry, grape, fig, and pomegranate are all covered in this juicy, fast pace class. 

You will have bowls of fruit picked fresh from the gardens after this week’s class. 

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Jul 18 Sat ,2020 - Jul 18 Sat, 2020 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

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Avoid these Common Pests at All Cost

Hard to kill bugs like a grasshopper, blister beetle, and spider mites kill.  After this science-heavy class, you will exactly what to look for and how to deal with pests and diseases in the gardens.   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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Jul 25 Sat ,2020 - Jul 25 Sat, 2020 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

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Privacy Screens and Barriers

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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