Classes

Watters holds Garden Classes Saturdays at 9:30 AM. FREE to our gardening friends.
Each session will last approximately 1 hour.

Classes are Livestreamed on both our Facebook Page and our YouTube Channel

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Apr 21 Fri ,2023 - Apr 21 Fri, 2023 3:00 PM-4:00 PM

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New Flower Introductions for 2023

April 23 Garden Class New Flower Introductions

It was a long mountain winter, and we’re all ready for color in the garden! We’ve hand-picked the finest flowers from our favorite farms to go and grow in your garden. Choose, combine, and create beds bursting with blossoms with exclusive, new annual, and perennial flowers in an array of vibrant varieties. 

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Apr 14 Fri ,2023 - Apr 14 Fri, 2023 3:00 PM-4:00 PM

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My First Herb and Vegetable Gardens

April 4 Garden Class Planting my First Garden

We’ll cover the best heirloom varieties to local favorites, and highlight soil preparation, best practices, and care. Let’s get ready to plant!

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Apr 7 Fri ,2023 - Apr 7 Fri, 2023 3:00 PM-4:00 PM

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Lilacs and Better Fragrant Gardens

Lilacs have come a long way from your grandmother’s garden, with new colors, shapes, sizes and fragrances for the style of any gardener.

 

 

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Apr 1 Sat ,2023 - Apr 1 Sat, 2023 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

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Growing Better Peonies this Spring

 

April 1 Garden Class How to Grow Peony

This class is an in-depth introduction to these flower powerhouses and all the companion plants that grow so well with them. You will be a Peony pro after this week’s class!

 

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Mar 25 Sat ,2023 - Mar 25 Sat, 2023 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

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Proper Planting in Mountain Soils

Garden Class March 25 - Proper Planting

 

We’ll take an in-depth look at how to be successful when planting your personal paradise. We’ll discuss techniques for brighter, more beautiful gardens, and how to keep them healthy.

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Mar 18 Sat ,2023 - Mar 18 Sat, 2023 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

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Ideal Plant Technique for Mountain Landscapes

 

March 18 Garden Class Evergreen Landscapes

This class covers not only the evergreens that grow most successfully, but the simple steps to protect them from stress and environmental intruders like borers and bark beetle, and more.

 

 

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Mar 11 Sat ,2023 - Mar 11 Sat, 2023 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

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Watters 61th Spring Open House and the 2023 New Plant Introductions

 

Marcg 11 Garden Class Watters 61st Spring Open House

Bring on Spring!! Our Saturday Garden Class will be part of a weekend-long event including our plant experts, special guest speakers, and gorgeous new plants! Talk directly with the growers and touch this year’s exclusive plant introductions you’ll find only find at Watters.  Advanced gardeners and newcomers alike will learn about all-things-spring this weekend as we go geeky with plants.

 

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Mar 4 Sat ,2023 - Mar 4 Sat, 2023 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

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Spring To-Do List for Better Gardens

 

March 4 Garden Class List for Better Gardens

Our Classes are held in our Upper Greenhouse which is heated for the comfort of our Winter Hearty Plants, but not necessarily People.

Please come dressed with Weather Appropriate Clothing

Finally, a To-Do list you’ll actually enjoy! We’re all ready for warmer weather, and so are our gardens. This class discusses all the garden “P’s”:  Preparation, Prevention, Protection, and Pruning.  Warmer weather awakens not just our dormant plants, but the insects, weeds, and fungus that have been lurking since the first frost. Our garden experts will explain the tools you need for healthier, more abundant blooms, and how to stop garden pests before they take root in your personal oasis.

 

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Feb 25 Sat ,2023 - Feb 25 Sat, 2023 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

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Evergreens that Bloom Early

 

Feb 25 Garden Class Evergreens that Bloom

Our Classes are held in our Upper Greenhouse which is heated for the comfort of our Winter Hearty Plants, but not necessarily People.

Please come dressed with Weather Appropriate Clothing

Evergreens aren’t just pine trees–there are plants that keep their leaves and stay green year-round, and they bloom, too! We’ll cover the latest and greatest evergreens that not only anchor the landscape with winter foliage, but ones that provide, flowers, berries, and even fall color. Combine them with seasonal bloomers, and you have constant color!

 

 

 

 

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Feb 18 Sat ,2023 - Feb 18 Sat, 2023 9:30 AM-10:30 PM

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Gardening for Newcomers

 

Feb 18 Garden Class Gardening for Newcomers

Our Classes are held in our Upper Greenhouse which is heated for the comfort of our Winter Hearty Plants, but not necessarily People.

Please come dressed with Weather Appropriate Clothing

New to Arizona or just new to gardening? This class is Gardening 101 for everyone hoping to turn a brown thumb green. Learn all the mountain secrets to local garden success: from soil preparation and planting, to watering and fertilizing. This is an information-packed class guaranteed to increase garden blooms and fruit this spring. You’ll know exactly what to do this year to make your garden the envy of the neighborhood!

 

 

 

 

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