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Jun 1 Sat ,2024 - Jun 1 Sat, 2024 12:00 AM-11:59 PM

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Garden Classes on Break Until June 8th

Garden Classes on Break Until June 8th

Our Classes will be Held on Saturdays for the Rest of the Season

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Apr 26 Fri ,2024 - Apr 26 Fri, 2024 12:00 AM-11:59 PM

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Garden Classes on Hiatus Until June 8th

Graden Classes on Break until June 8th

Our Classes will be Held on Saturdays for the Rest of the Season

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Jun 8 Sat ,2024 - Jun 8 Sat, 2024 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

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Plant Better Berries and Grapes

Growing 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.

Our Classes will be Held on Saturdays for the Rest of the Season

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Mar 23 Sat ,2024 - Mar 23 Sat, 2024 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

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Proper Planting in Mountain Soils
Mar 23 Proper Planting in Mountain Soils

 

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 15 Fri ,2024 - Mar 15 Fri, 2024 3:00 PM-4:00 PM

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Happy Hour Only with Plants
Mar 8 Happy Hour with Plants

This special Friday afternoon garden class kicks off our 2023 Spring Open House by showcasing the first blooming colors of spring many have never been seen until now: salvias, pansies, gaillardia, and more.  “We are excited to introduce the 2023 newest introductions at this year’s start of the season,” Ken Lain, owner.

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Apr 19 Fri ,2024 - Apr 19 Fri, 2024 3:00 PM-4:00 PM

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New Flower Introductions for 2023

Apr 19 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.

Classes will be held on Fridays at 3 PM for the Month of April 

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Apr 12 Fri ,2024 - Apr 12 Fri, 2024 3:00 PM-4:00 PM

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My First Herb and Vegetable Gardens

My First Herb and Vegetable 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!

Classes will be held on Fridays at 3 PM for the Month of April

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Mar 9 Sat ,2024 - Mar 9 Sat, 2024 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

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Evergreen Landscapes

 

Mas 9 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 16 Sat ,2024 - Mar 16 Sat, 2024 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

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Watters 62nd Spring Open House and the 2024 New Plant Introductions

 

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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Jan 27 Sat ,2024 - Jan 27 Sat, 2024 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

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Why January is the Month to Plant Wildflowers

January 28th Class How to Plant Wildflowers

 

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

Ready, set, grow! Late winter is the ideal window to start wildflower seeds outdoors, but you can’t just chuck them in the landscape and expect success. We share all the local tips that ensure these bloomers blossom beautifully. You’ll know the best seed, soils, food, and techniques that bring on the color this spring.

 

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Jan 20 Sat ,2024 - Jan 20 Sat, 2024 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

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Top Local Landscapes with Flair

 

Jan 20 Landscapes with Flair

 

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

Any garden can pop with flares of color with the right plants. We’ll cover the best local companion plants—flowers, evergreens, and more–for maximum seasonal color, and the right places to place them for gardening success. Attendees will hear how our consultants help gardeners design new life for neglected, tired, or just blank slate landscapes. Bring a pencil and paper for notes, and questions for our experts after this class. 

 

 

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Jan 13 Sat ,2024 - Jan 13 Sat, 2024 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

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Happy, Healthy Houseplants with Professional Style

Jan 13th Happy Healthy Houseplants

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

We believe plants make people happier, and not just outside, but inside, too! Houseplants brighten our lives, and clean the air we breathe, but not all are created equal when grown in an arid climate. You’ll learn the top plants grown indoors and how to care for them. Learn best practices for watering, light placement, and how to treat and prevent pests and problems.

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Jun 1 Thu ,2023 - Jun 16 Fri, 2023 12:00 AM-11:59 PM

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Here’s Your Chance to “Bee A Winner”

Bee a Winner

With our Pollinator Plant Giveaway!

When we plant for pollinators, we all win. Let us help you get your pollinator garden off to a great start with a chance to win one of 10 free 1-gallon pollinator-friendly plants from Monrovia.

Visit the Garden Center to scan our entry code or enter online at https://go.monrovia.com/bee-a-winner to be entered in the random drawing.

Enter from June 1, 2022, thru June 16, 2022, at noon EST. Winners will be announced the week of June 19 and have until June 30, 2023 to pick up their free plant from  the Garden Center at 1815 Iron Springs Rd Prescott Az 86305.

Good luck!

 

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Oct 28 Sat ,2023 - Oct 28 Sat, 2023 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

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Showy Shrubs of Autumn

October 28 Class Showy Shrubs of Autumn

  • Shrubs are the backbone of a good design.
  • They provide essential structure, beauty, fragrance and color with a great variety of shapes.
  • Rock landscapes without shrubs tend to look strange, immature and lacking.
  • Learn how to use shrubs to create simple but effective planting combinations for a design impact that will WOW all four seasons of the year.
  • Free to gardeners that want more from their yard. 

 

 

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Oct 21 Sat ,2023 - Oct 21 Sat, 2023 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

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Succulents, Cacti and the Low Maintenance Garden

October 21 Class Succulents, Cacti and the Low Maintenance Garden

  • Are all the rage right now, and a great choice for busy gardeners!
  • These are the toughest, drought-tolerant plant that will grow like gangbusters in a tight space with very little care.
  • Students will learn how to use the local favorites that brings warm color and texture to your home.

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Oct 14 Sat ,2023 - Oct 14 Sat, 2023 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

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Autumn Colors Best Enjoyed at Home

October 14 Class Autumn Colors Best Enjoyed at Home

  • 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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Oct 7 Sat ,2023 - Oct 7 Sat, 2023 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

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Fall ‘To-do‘ list for a Healthy Yard

October 7 Class Fall ‘To-do‘ list for a Healthy Yard

  • 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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Sep 30 Sat ,2023 - Sep 30 Sat, 2023 9:30 AM-10:30 PM

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Fall Containers that Bloom like Crazy!

 

September Class Fall Containers that Bloom like Crazy

  • After this class, you’ll have what it takes to design great container gardens that sparkle in the afternoon heat.
  • Learn about proper watering, the best foods, companion plants, and more.
  • Everyone is going to comment on your potting success!
  • Bring your own container or buy one a new and we’ll have design stations open, with expert advice on hand

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Sep 23 Sat ,2023 - Sep 23 Sat, 2023 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

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Privacy Screens and the Secret Garden

September 23 Class Privacy Screens and the Secret Garden

  • 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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Sep 16 Sat ,2023 - Sep 16 Sat, 2023 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

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Easy to Grow Mountain Plants

September 16 Class Easy to Grow Mountain 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 9 Sat ,2023 - Sep 9 Sat, 2023 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

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Climbers & Covers in the Landscape

September 9 Class Climbers & Covers in the Landscape

  • 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 2 Sat ,2023 - Sep 2 Sat, 2023 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

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Top 10 Trees and How to Plant Them

September 2 Class Top 10 Trees and How to Plant Them

  • 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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Aug 26 Sat ,2023 - Aug 26 Sat, 2023 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

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Gardening for Newcomers

August 26 Class Gardening for Newcomers

  • 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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Aug 19 Sat ,2023 - Aug 19 Sat, 2023 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

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Best Evergreens for Mountain Landscapes

August 19 class Best Evergreens for Mountain Landscapes

  • 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 12 Sat ,2023 - Aug 12 Sat, 2023 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

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Wildlife & Bug Prevention

August 12th Class Wildlife and bug prevention

  • Late summer is not only the peak of bug season, 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 5 Sat ,2023 - Aug 5 Sat, 2023 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

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Proper Planting for Success

August 5th Class 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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Jul 22 Sat ,2023 - Jul 22 Sat, 2023 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

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Privacy Screens and Barriers

July 22 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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Jul 15 Sat ,2023 - Jul 15 Sat, 2023 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

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The Doctor is in the House

July 15th 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 gardens pest free!
  • You can have a nice yard with these easy-to-use tips and a few key plant choices.

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Jul 8 Sat ,2023 - Jul 8 Sat, 2023 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

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Gardening for Newcomers

July 8 Gardening for Newcomers

  • 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 24 Sat ,2023 - Jun 24 Sat, 2023 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

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Best Mountain Fruit Trees and How to Plant Them Now

June 24 Best FRuiit Trees and How to Plant Them

  • 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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Jun 17 Sat ,2023 - Jun 17 Sat, 2023 9:30 AM-10:30 AM

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Perennial Plants that Thrive in Heat

June 17 Perennials that thrive in Heat

  • 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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