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Enjoy a full range of educational classes and programs for learners of all ages!
Landscape and Gardening
Whether you are new to gardening or wanting to increase your knowledge, the Garden provides classes that will give you the necessary skills to become a successful low-desert gardener. Landscape and gardening programs cover an array of topics including vegetable gardening, pruning, desert plants, container gardening, sustainable practices and landscape design. Many of the classes are supported with hands-on investigative learning and taught by professionals in the field.

Best Vines for the Landscape
Regular Price: $38.00
Member Price: $30.00
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Saturday / Aug. 19 / 8 - 10 a.m.

It may seem challenging to find vines that can tolerate the Sonoran Desert, but there are many native and introduced species that thrive here. This class will identify the best, recommended vines, with information on how to grow them. Instructed by Starr Urbatsch, agave and aloe collections manager at the Garden. Limit 30.

Session Summer 2017: Sat, Aug 19, 2017 8:00AM - 10:00AM   CLOSED

Plant Problems and Diagnosis
Regular Price: $38.00
Member Price: $30.00
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Wednesday / Aug. 23 / 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Plant problems can arise from a variety of pathogens, insect pests, environmental conditions and even from the way we take care of our plants. Different culprits can cause problems with similar symptoms, making diagnosis difficult. Learn to identify problems, their causes and how to keep your plants healthy. Instructed by Richard Gibson, University of Arizona Cooperative Extension agent. Limit 30.

Session Summer 2017: Wed, Aug 23, 2017 6:30PM - 8:30PM   WAIT LIST

Vegetable Gardening: Month by Month
Regular Price: $75.00
Member Price: $60.00
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Thursdays / Aug. 24 and 31 / 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Enjoy fresh, seasonal vegetables all year. Learn month-by-month techniques and ideas for picking and planting to extend each season's harvest. By spreading activities across the calendar, ambitious gardeners can enjoy the fruits of their labor throughout the year. Instructed by Pam Perry. Limit 30.

Session Summer 2017: Thu, Aug 24, 2017 6:30PM - 8:30PM   WAIT LIST

Hot Pots
Regular Price: $111.00
Member Price: $89.00
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Saturday / Aug. 26 / 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Join award-winning designers Brian Kissinger, director of horticulture at the Garden, and Kenny Zelov, assistant director of horticulture, to learn bold container planting techniques. The class will focus on low-maintenance containers, plant staging and more. Create and take home your own captivating container garden with an assortment of plants and stones. All materials included. Limit 20.

Session Summer 2017: Sat, Aug 26, 2017 10:00AM - 12:00PM   WAIT LIST

Simple Space Gardens
Regular Price: $38.00
Member Price: $30.00
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Sunday / Aug. 27 / 2 - 4:30 p.m.

Discover how to start a cottage garden with a mix of desert-adapted vegetables and flowers. Learn how to amend the soil, choose the right plants and use easy irrigation from your hose bib. Meredith Smith will share tips and tricks on how to create an edible and flowering garden to enjoy all year long. Limit 30.
Session Summer 2017: Sun, Aug 27, 2017 2:00PM - 4:30PM   WAIT LIST

Bunch Grasses
Regular Price: $38.00
Member Price: $30.00
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Wednesday / Sept. 6 / 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Bunch grasses provide color and texture in the landscape and are important for wildlife. In this class, you will discover many types of bunch grasses to incorporate into your garden and the best way to grow and care for them. Instructed by Angelica Elliott, program development manager at the Garden. Limit 30.
Session Fall 2017: Wed, Sep 6, 2017 6:30PM - 8:30PM   OPEN

Pruning Trees and Shrubs
Regular Price: $44.00
Member Price: $35.00
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Learn the basics of pruning to keep your trees and shrubs healthy, functional and attractive. This class will cover the art and science of good pruning, including how to prune young trees for good structure, the five types of pruning and the two worst pruning mistakes. Pruning demonstration and take-home materials included. Instructed by John Eisenhower, ISA Certified Arborist®. Limit 25.

Fall-Inspired Ikebana
Regular Price: $50.00
Member Price: $40.00
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Saturday / Sept. 9 / 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Ikebana, the art of Japanese flower arrangement, is subtle, sensitive, sophisticated and meditative. Discuss the basic principles of this traditional art form. Then, after instructor Ping Wei's demonstration, make your own original, fall-inspired ikebana arrangements. Additional required materials list available with online listing. Limit 10.
Session Fall 2017: Sat, Sep 9, 2017 10:00AM - 12:00PM   (2 AVAIL)

Package Deal - Home Landscape Design
Regular Price: $135.00
Member Price: $108.00
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Package Deal: Register for both classes by Labor Day and receive an exclusive 10% discount!

Offer expires on Sept. 4. Programs may be purchased separately at the regular price, subject to availability.

This package includes the September and October sessions of Home Landscape Design. For the October and November package, see below.

This series covers the basics of designing residential landscapes for the Sonoran Desert. The instructor walks you through each phase of design and assigns relevant exercises. You can use your own gardens for some of these exercises, whether you are creating a new landscape or renovating an existing one. Instructed by Liza Blank, landscape architect. Limit 15.

Home Landscape Design Basics I
Wednesdays / Sept. 13 and 20 / 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.


This interactive, studio-format program guides you through basic design and provides a framework to create a new and enjoyable outdoor space using different plant material and hardscape options. Home Landscape Design Basics I is a prerequisite for Home Landscape Design Basics II.

Home Landscape Design Basics II
Wednesdays / Oct. 4 and 11 / 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.


This class builds on Home Landscape Design Basics I and further develops your landscape plan through a studio format. You will be guided through appropriate methods and sequence of installing your design. Home Landscape Design Basics I is a prerequisite for this class.
Session Fall 2017: Wed, Sep 13, 2017 6:30PM - 8:30PM   WAIT LIST

Package Deal - Home Landscape Design
Regular Price: $135.00
Member Price: $108.00
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Package Deal: Register for both classes by Labor Day and receive an exclusive 10% discount!

Offer expires on Sept. 4. Programs may be purchased separately at the regular price, subject to availability.

This package includes the October and November sessions of Home Landscape Design. For the September and October package, see above.

This series covers the basics of designing residential landscapes for the Sonoran Desert. The instructor walks you through each phase of design and assigns relevant exercises. You can use your own gardens for some of these exercises, whether you are creating a new landscape or renovating an existing one. Instructed by Liza Blank, landscape architect. Limit 15.

Home Landscape Design Basics I
Wednesdays / Oct. 18 and 25 / 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.


This interactive, studio-format program guides you through basic design and provides a framework to create a new and enjoyable outdoor space using different plant material and hardscape options. Home Landscape Design Basics I is a prerequisite for Home Landscape Design Basics II.

Home Landscape Design Basics II
Wednesdays / Nov. 1 and 8 / 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.


This class builds on Home Landscape Design Basics I and further develops your landscape plan through a studio format. You will be guided through appropriate methods and sequence of installing your design. Home Landscape Design Basics I is a prerequisite for this class.
Session Fall 2017: Wed, Oct 18, 2017 6:30PM - 8:30PM   (3 AVAIL)

Home Landscape Design Basics I
Regular Price: $75.00
Member Price: $60.00
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This series covers the basics of designing residential landscapes for the Sonoran Desert. The instructor goes over each phase of design and assigns relevant exercises. You can use your own garden for some of these exercises, whether you are creating a new landscape or renovating an existing one.

Series instructed by Liza Blank, landscape architect. Limit 15.

This interactive, studio-format program guides you through basic design and provides a framework to create a new and enjoyable outdoor space, using different plant material and hardscape options. Home Landscape Design Basics I is a prerequisite for Home Landscape Design Basics II.

Home Landscape Design Basics II
Regular Price: $75.00
Member Price: $60.00
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This series covers the basics of designing residential landscapes for the Sonoran Desert. The instructor walks you through each phase of design and assigns relevant exercises. You can use your own gardens for some of these exercises, whether you are creating a new landscape or renovating an existing one.

Series instructed by Liza Blank, landscape architect. Limit 15.

This class builds on Home Landscape Design Basics I and further develops your landscape plan in a studio format. You will be guided through appropriate methods and sequence of installing your design. Home Landscape Design Basics I is a prerequisite for this class.

Vegetable Container Gardening
Regular Price: $38.00
Member Price: $30.00
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Sunday / Sept. 17 / 2 - 4 p.m.

Containers are a great way to grow your own vegetables. This step-by-step program focuses on the challenges Southwest gardeners face when growing edibles in containers. Learn about different types of potting soil, watering and mulching techniques, and the importance of location and seasonal changes. Instructed by Liz Lonetti. Limit 30.
Session Fall 2017: Sun, Sep 17, 2017 2:00PM - 4:00PM   OPEN

Water Harvesting: Design to Implementation
Regular Price: $38.00
Member Price: $30.00
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Monday / Sept. 18 / 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Applying simple water harvesting strategies at home improves your soil, provides wildlife habitat and conserves water. Join Ryan Wood from the Watershed Management Group to learn about water harvesting from design to implementation. He covers how to design an integrated water harvesting system, create a rain garden and use greywater safely. Limit 30.
Session Fall 2017: Mon, Sep 18, 2017 6:30PM - 8:30PM   OPEN

Aromatherapy Garden
Regular Price: $38.00
Member Price: $30.00
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Sunday / Sept. 24 / 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Discover the 10 best aromatherapy plants that even beginner gardeners can grow. Learn the many therapeutic uses of these plants as well as how to grow, maintain and harvest them. Instructed by Liz Lonetti. Limit 30.
Session Fall 2017: Sun, Sep 24, 2017 11:00AM - 1:00PM   OPEN

Berry Gardening
Regular Price: $38.00
Member Price: $30.00
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Sunday / Sept. 24 / 2 - 4 p.m.

There is nothing like fresh, mouth-watering berries picked from your own garden. Blackberries, strawberries and even blueberries can be grown in our arid climate. Learn about site selection, soil and irrigation requirements, suitable varieties and other tips and techniques for growing these delicious, juicy fruits at home. Instructed by Jeff Ho. Limit 30.
Session Fall 2017: Sun, Sep 24, 2017 2:00PM - 4:00PM   OPEN

Maximize Your Curb Appeal
Regular Price: $38.00
Member Price: $30.00
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Thursday / Sept. 28 / 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Whether you want to sell your home, have recently moved into a new house or simply want a new look, improving the attractiveness of your landscape from the street provides many benefits. This class will present design ideas to improve the curb appeal of your property, including specific plant recommendations. Instructed by Erin Hutton, landscape designer. Limit 20.
Session Fall 2017: Thu, Sep 28, 2017 6:30PM - 8:30PM   (8 AVAIL)

Vegetable Gardening for Beginners
Regular Price: $75.00
Member Price: $60.00
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Thursdays / Sept. 28 and Oct. 5 / 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Imagine picking fresh vegetables from your garden for dinner. Fall is a rewarding time for gardeners to plant and harvest fresh vegetables. This class identifies the best vegetables to grow and the ideal time to plant them. Explore soil preparation, raised beds, container gardening, and how and when to water. Learn the 10 basic steps and planting times according to local calendars to help you add fresh vegetables to your meals. Instructed by Pam Perry. Limit 30.
Session Fall 2017: Thu, Sep 28, 2017 6:30PM - 8:30PM   OPEN

Small Cacti for Small Gardens
Regular Price: $38.00
Member Price: $30.00
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Saturday / Sept. 30 / 9 - 11 a.m.

The cactus family includes many plants that do well on small patios or in garden beds and often produce showy flowers. In this class, learn how to select these unique species and understand their soil, potting, watering and sunlight requirements. Instructed by Scott McMahon, cactaceae collections manager at the Garden. Limit 30.
Session Fall 2017: Sat, Sep 30, 2017 9:00AM - 11:00AM   (10 AVAIL)

Irrigation System Maintenance
Regular Price: $44.00
Member Price: $35.00
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Saturday / Sept. 30 / 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

If you already have an irrigation system and want to learn how it works or make simple repairs, this class is for you. Familiarize yourself with all three types of irrigation systems--drip, sprinklers and bubblers. Learn how to maintain systems for peak efficiency, troubleshoot common system failures and perform simple repairs. Instructed by Jeff Lee. Limit 20.

Session Fall 2017: Sat, Sep 30, 2017 9:00AM - 12:00PM   OPEN

Sustainable Water Gardening
Regular Price: $38.00
Member Price: $30.00
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Sunday / Oct. 1 / 2 - 4 p.m.

With challenging soils, limited space and intense summer heat, gardening can seem daunting in the desert, but new growing technologies promise to produce plenty of food in small, easy-to-manage spaces. This introductory class navigates the exploding world of hydroponics, aquaponics, ponds, rooftop gardening and more. Instructed by Kristen Battafarano. Limit 30.
Session Fall 2017: Sun, Oct 1, 2017 2:00PM - 4:00PM   OPEN

Fall Vegetables
Regular Price: $38.00
Member Price: $30.00
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Tuesday / Oct. 3 / 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Carol Stuttard teaches you how to grow your own healthy, organic fall vegetable garden, including planning, soil preparation, varieties to plant and, most importantly, the right time to plant! Limit 30.
Session Fall 2017: Tue, Oct 3, 2017 10:00AM - 12:00PM   OPEN

Natural Mosquito Control
Regular Price: $38.00
Member Price: $30.00
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Thursday / October 5 / 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Discover what types of plants can be grown to discourage unwelcome mosquitoes and how to entice the natural enemies into your garden. Instructed by Tracy Rhodes, Garden horticulturist. Limit 30.
Session Fall 2017: Thu, Oct 5, 2017 6:30PM - 8:30PM   OPEN

Drip Irrigation Design and Installation
Regular Price: $44.00
Member Price: $35.00
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Saturday / Oct. 7 / 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Learn how to design an efficient drip irrigation system that will function well as your plants grow and mature. Discover proper zones for plant materials, soils and microclimates, as well as how to maintain the system over time. This class covers how to avoid many of the common mistakes associated with drip system design and installation. Instructed by Jeff Lee. Limit 20.

Session Fall 2017: Sat, Oct 7, 2017 9:00AM - 12:00PM   OPEN

Growing Cacti from Seed
Regular Price: $38.00
Member Price: $30.00
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Monday / Oct. 9 / 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Growing cactus plants from seed is rewarding, requires patience and an observant eye. Join Doug Dawson as he shares his many years of seed growing to learn the details to create successful germination. Learn a technique he has developed for amateurs without greenhouses, or those with limited time and space, using the red cup method. Limit 20.
Session Fall 2017: Mon, Oct 9, 2017 6:30PM - 8:30PM   OPEN

Beekeeping for Beginners
Regular Price: $38.00
Member Price: $30.00
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Saturday / Oct. 14 / 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Bees are important pollinators, transferring large amounts of pollen from flower to flower as they forage for nectar. Without them, we would not have the abundance of food crops we all depend on. Discover the basics of beekeeping in your own garden, including how and where to buy honeybees, construct hives and harvest honey. Beekeper Dan Punch explains the step-by-step process of raising honeybees as a hobby. Limit 30.
Session Fall 2017: Sat, Oct 14, 2017 10:00AM - 12:00PM   OPEN

Fairy Birdcage Garden
Regular Price: $124.00
Member Price: $99.00
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Saturday / Oct. 14 / 2 - 4 p.m.

Learn how to build a fairy garden inside a decorative birdcage. Lynn Reves guides you through a step-by-step process of construction and layering of planting materials for a one-of-a-kind tiny garden. Participants create their own succulent fairy garden to take home. All materials included. Students are encouraged to bring miniature items or accessories, such as fairy figurines, houses, furniture, garden tools, toys and special mementos. Limit 15.
Session Fall 2017: Sat, Oct 14, 2017 2:00PM - 4:00PM   OPEN

Raised Bed Vegetable Gardening
Regular Price: $38.00
Member Price: $30.00
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Sunday / Oct. 15 / 2 - 4 p.m.

This class covers the differences, advantages and disadvantages to both raised or ground-level garden beds and helps you make the best choice for your garden. Discuss different construction materials, designs and soil mixes. Instructed by Liz Lonetti. Limit 30.
Session Fall 2017: Sun, Oct 15, 2017 2:00PM - 4:00PM   OPEN

SketchUp: Getting Started
Regular Price: $63.00
Member Price: $50.00
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Monday / Oct. 16 / 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

SketchUp is a 3-D modeling software that is a powerful tool to accurately build a 3-D landscape design. With proper guidance, SketchUp is easy to use and helps you conceptualize the landscape of your dreams. These introductory classes will use the Garden's digital classroom to guide you through the features of SketchUp. Students need a basic working knowledge of computers and landscape design.


Instructed by Erin Hutton, landscape designer. Limit 15.

In this interactive program, learn how to use SketchUp's basic functions, including file handling, drawing tools, viewing options and organizational tools to create a simple 3-D model. SketchUp: Getting Started is a prerequisite for SketchUp: Next Steps.

Session Fall 2017: Mon, Oct 16, 2017 6:30PM - 8:30PM   OPEN

Introduction to Permaculture
Regular Price: $38.00
Member Price: $30.00
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Tuesday / Oct. 17 / 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Discuss the principles of permaculture-simulating the patterns and characteristics of natural ecosystems-and how they can be applied to desert living. Topics include broad-scale site design, pattern recognition, structures, rainwater harvesting, and urban and community strategies. Instructed by Carol Stuttard. Limit 30.
Session Fall 2017: Tue, Oct 17, 2017 6:30PM - 8:30PM   OPEN

Cultivating Desert Roses: Adeniums
Regular Price: $38.00
Member Price: $30.00
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Wednesday / Oct. 18 / 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Often called desert roses, plants in the Adenium genus are popular container plants because of their sculptural qualities and beautiful flowers. They are easy to grow and fast-growing if you tend to their basic horticultural needs. Join Mark Dimmitt, plant breeder specializing in Adenium, as he discusses their care, watering, light requirements, fertilization, overwintering and more. Limit 30.
Session Fall 2017: Wed, Oct 18, 2017 6:30PM - 8:30PM   WAIT LIST

Creating Healthy Landscapes
Regular Price: $38.00
Member Price: $30.00
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Wednesday / Oct. 18 / 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

There is a demand for our landscapes to be not only beautiful and functional, but also beneficial for humans and other life forms. This class discusses key ecological concepts such as bioregionalism, soil food webs, resource cycles, plant communities, wildlife habitat and how to apply them to your garden to create a healthy landscape. Instructed by Jack Gilcrest, landscape architect. Limit 30.
Session Fall 2017: Wed, Oct 18, 2017 6:30PM - 8:30PM   OPEN

Best Bulbs for Desert Gardens
Regular Price: $38.00
Member Price: $30.00
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Thursday / Oct. 19 / 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Bulbs supply some of the most exquisite notes and seasonal surprises in a garden, and many species live happily in dry, hot conditions, shady areas or containers. There are bulbs that bloom in almost every month of the year. Discover which bulbs to plant and where to buy them, plus soil, watering and exposure requirements. Instructed by Pam Perry. Limit 30.
Session Fall 2017: Thu, Oct 19, 2017 6:30PM - 8:30PM   OPEN

SketchUp: Next Steps
Regular Price: $63.00
Member Price: $50.00
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Monday / Oct. 23 / 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

SketchUp is a 3-D modeling software that is a powerful tool to accurately build a 3-D landscape design. With proper guidance, SketchUp is easy to use and will help you conceptualize the landscape of your dreams. These introductory classes will use the Garden's digital classroom to guide you through the features of SketchUp. Students need a basic working knowledge of computers and landscape design.

Instructed by Erin Hutton, landscape designer. Limit 15.

Enhance your SketchUp skills by designing a landscape using more advanced settings and tool bars. Topics include creating a base plan by importing aerial photos and using measurements, producing a concept plan and modeling landscape elements such as hardscapes, materials and styles. SketchUp: Getting Started is a prerequisite for this class.​

Session Fall 2017: Mon, Oct 23, 2017 6:30PM - 8:30PM   OPEN

Landscape Lighting
Regular Price: $38.00
Member Price: $30.00
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Wednesday / Nov. 1 / 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Lighting is especially valuable in the desert during long, hot summers when the most comfortable time to enjoy and view your landscape is after sunset. This class focuses on designing and engineering affordable, energy-efficient functional lighting that creates visually dramatic effects. Instructed by Jack Gilcrest, landscape architect. Limit 30.
Session Fall 2017: Wed, Nov 1, 2017 6:30PM - 8:30PM   OPEN

Meditation Garden
Regular Price: $38.00
Member Price: $30.00
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Thursday / Nov. 2 / 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

A garden is a natural place for meditation and tranquility. Meditation gardens are designed to engage all five senses and remind you to be present in the moment. In this class, discuss how to create and design your own meditation garden. Participants will create a diagram with elements that engage and relax their senses. Instructed by Erin Hutton, landscape designer. Limit 15.
Session Fall 2017: Thu, Nov 2, 2017 6:30PM - 8:30PM   (5 AVAIL)

Artisanal Flowers
Regular Price: $131.00
Member Price: $105.00
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Monday and Tuesday / Nov. 6 and 7 / 6 - 8:30 p.m.

Discover the background and future of our national cut floral industry with award-winning Slow Flowers Movement leader Debra Prinzing. Learn to grow trending botanicals from an Arizona flower farmer and design with local blooms. Floral artist Morgan Anderson, Ph.D. reviews the design process to assist in the step-by-step creation of your artisan botanical design to take and enjoy. All materials included. Limit 20.
Session Fall 2017: Mon, Nov 6, 2017 6:00PM - 8:30PM   OPEN

Pine Cone Wreath
Regular Price: $72.00
Member Price: $58.00
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Thursday / Nov. 9 / 5:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Handcraft your own holiday decoration or handmade gift by creating a pinecone wreath. Lynn Reves shows how to create a stunning wreath using pinecones and other dried, desert materials. This wreath will make a statement adorning your front door this fall and holiday season. All materials included. Limit 15.
Session Fall 2017: Thu, Nov 9, 2017 5:30PM - 8:30PM   (5 AVAIL)

Container Gardening: Ornamentals
Regular Price: $44.00
Member Price: $35.00
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Wednesday / Nov. 8 / 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Explore the basics of container gardening for patio and garden accents. Learn to consider plant size, shape and color to create intriguing arrangements that will add beauty and attract hummingbirds and other wildlife. Instructed by Starr Urbatsch, agavaceae collections manager at the Garden. Container and plant will be provided for students to take home. Limit 20
Session Fall 2017: Wed, Nov 8, 2017 6:30PM - 8:30PM   OPEN

Herb Gardening for Beginners
Regular Price: $38.00
Member Price: $30.00
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Thursday / Nov. 9 / 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Herbs have been grown in gardens for centuries and are prized for their flavor, fragrance and beauty. Explore the stories behind herbs, and their use throughout history and in the present day. This class will also cover the many herbs that are easily grown in the low desert and give essential tips for success. Instructed by Pam Perry. Limit 30.

Session Fall 2017: Thu, Nov 9, 2017 6:30PM - 8:30PM   OPEN

Pollinator Gardens
Regular Price: $38.00
Member Price: $30.00
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Monday / Nov. 13 / 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Attracting pollinators to your garden is both enchanting and beneficial. Discover the best plants for attracting exquisite butterflies and moths, vitally important bees and fascinating hummingbirds to your garden! Carol Stuttard will share tips about specific plants and their care. Limit 30.
Session Fall 2017: Mon, Nov 13, 2017 6:30PM - 8:30PM   OPEN

Strange Succulents for Unique Gardens
Regular Price: $38.00
Member Price: $30.00
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Wednesday / Nov. 15 / 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Intrigued by succulents and ready to go beyond aloes, agaves and yuccas? In this class, look at the many strange succulents suited to our desert climate, such as Ariocarpus, Astrophytum, Euphorbia, Haworthia, Gasteria and Stapelia. Discuss plant placement, frost protection and watering requirements. Instructed by Angelica Elliott, program development manager at the Garden. Limit 30.
Session Fall 2017: Wed, Nov 15, 2017 6:30PM - 8:30PM   OPEN

The Art of Watering
Regular Price: $38.00
Member Price: $30.00
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Wednesday / Nov. 15 / 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Watering is the most important task in a desert landscape, but most watering schedules are not based on the different needs of plants and specific microclimates and soils. Learn a simple process that will help you determine how and when to provide the proper amounts of water. Landscape architect Jack Gilcrest will discuss watering guidelines that will improve your garden's health and reduce water use. Limit 30.
Session Fall 2017: Wed, Nov 15, 2017 6:30PM - 8:30PM   OPEN

CANCELLATION POLICY

Program registration may be canceled up to two weeks prior to the start date for a $20 processing fee. If you are unable to attend a class/workshop, you may transfer your registration to an alternate participant with your confirmation. Desert Botanical Garden reserves the right to cancel programs at its discretion. Programs will run as scheduled, regardless of weather, unless participants are contacted directly by Garden staff either by phone or email. Please contact registrar@dbg.org or call 480 481.8146 (Option 2) for cancellations and refunds.