Marylee's Virtual Classes

Don't say this - 

"I can't grow anything in the desert."

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With the right care, your desert pots can be a gorgeous arrangement of color such as this primary color combination by the Potted DesertI want you to have a beautiful container garden 365 days a year. Even if you are new to the desert.

Let me help you have pots like these

 

Trust me. It's possible

The Following VIRTUAL Classes are with the Tucson Botanical Gardens

Registration includes the class(es), video replays and Q&A with Marylee 

2021 Winter Classes - Registration is Now Open at the Tucson Botanical Gardens!

Seriously Potted Members: Please see your email for special registration instructions!

Plant winter flowers in pots for color all season

It’s Never too Late to Plant Flowers in the Desert’s Winter

January 28, 2021 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Register with the Botanical Gardens 

If you are new to the desert, a snowbird returning for the winter or an experienced gardener frustrated with desert death in your pots, this class is for you.

In this 90 minute, fast-paced online class, Marylee will share her 25+ years of experience in how to approach desert survival in your pots choose plants wisely and plant for success.

In Class Bonus: Marylee will discuss what to add to your pots now and how to keep your winter pots looking great until it is time to plant your summer pots.

Cozy Nook to enjoy a cup of teaCreating Outdoor Rooms with Pots

February 2020 –  A Two-Week Series - Register with the Botanical Gardens

Saturday February 6 and 20, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Container gardens can provide much more than a colorful garden to view from in and out of your home.  In this unique class, Marylee Pangman, our Desert Potted Garden Expert, will cover how to use pots to divide patios into separate spaces, create screening for unsightly objects or neighbors’ eyes and create a hideaway to relax in. She will also discuss the types of plants that are conducive to creating these spaces while thriving in our challenging desert climate. There will be plenty of time to ask questions in this two-session, 60-minute virtual program.

 

Plant winter flowers in pots for color all season

How To Get A Strong Start with your Container Garden

Master Your Container Gardens with Marylee

Thursday, March 4, 2021 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Register with the Botanical Gardens 

If you are new to the desert, or an experienced gardener frustrated with desert death in your pots, this class is for you.  In this 90 minute, fast-paced online class, Marylee will share her 25+ years of experience in how to approach desert survival in your pots choose plants wisely and plant for success.

In Class Bonus: Marylee will discuss how to keep your winter pots looking great until it is time to plant your summer pots and what to do if your plants start petering out.

 

The Easy-Care Desert Container Garden

Would you like to create a container garden full of brightly colored flowers and lovely plants that are easy to care for and last a long season? In this class, Marylee will share her recommendations for reliable and easy-care plants that will last through the summer (with appropriate water and care.) The bonus in this class is that when the summer flowers are ready for your compost heap, you will know what to replace them with, and save money by not replacing everything.

Saturday, March 27, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Just Add Water

How to Keep Your Summer Plantings Alive in your Desert Pots

The top question Marylee is asked about desert container gardening is how to keep your plants alive. 95% of plant failure is due to inappropriate watering. Learn how to water your container gardens through the summer. Marylee will cover what and when to water and how to water by hand. She will also cover the basics in thinking about automating your system with a pot dedicated irrigation line.

Join Marylee in this 90-minute, fast-paced online class as she shares her 25+ years' experience in the needs of our ornamental combination plants in pots.

Saturday, April 24, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Overcome Desert Death; Don’t Let Your Pots Go Empty All Summer

From seasonal plantings to choosing the right pots, the decisions you make for your desert pots help your garden thrive. Join Marylee for this 90-minute online class in her Digging Deeper Desert Container Gardening series.  

Marylee will guide you through the challenges of your Summer Garden, from the correct pot and plant selection, planting techniques to get your plants off to a strong start and caring for your new garden. After this class, you will be ready to approach your summer container garden season with confidence.

Join Marylee in this 90-minute, fast-paced online class as she shares her 25+ years' experience in the needs of our ornamental combination plants in pots.

Saturday, May 29, 11:00 am - 12:30 pm