What's your biggest headache in
desert container gardening?

What's your biggest headache in desert container gardening?

Heat? Water? What to plant, where and when? Keeping them alive?

The Seriously Potted is an online membership newsletter for desert dwellers who want a perfect container garden while living with 365 days of sunshine.

Please Note - Membership in the Seriously Potted is currently CLOSED.

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Check about These Amazing Results!

Paul B

Paul is a dedicated and experienced container gardener. He joined The Seriously Potted after attending his first class with Marylee hoping to advance his knowledge and design skills by working more closely with her.

"The Seriously Potted" membership has propelled my gardening skills and knowledge to a whole new realm. The resources, monthly Q&A, and virtual classes have accelerated my learning - it would have taken me years to get my garden to the level it is today - and I'm enjoying colorful blooms all year long!

Jeri D

Jeri gardens in a small yard in the unshaded heat of southern Tucson. She is a diligent gardener with a great eye for color and textures. Her pictures demonstrate what can be done with only a few xl pots.

I've learned so much, Marylee. It's a great pleasure and keeps me interested in improving my desert garden sense. Thanks a bunch!


Carolyn M.

Another early subscriber, Carolyn is a snowbird with her northern home in a mild climate and a self-proclaimed beginner in desert gardening. Her gardener husband has never created container gardens so she has started from square 1.

The Seriously Potted is for beginners like me, too. The photo of my pots may not seem like much to some people. This is the first time I haven't killed every plant I've planted. More importantly, I've discovered the pleasure and enjoyment of making container gardens. Thanks, Marylee! You added a new dimension to my life, one that is richer than I could have imagined.


Barbara W.

Barbara developed a different style of container gardening in the desert years ago. We've had many discussions about the differences in my "rules" and what she has achieved. We have decided that there is plenty of room for unique styles as long as they work. She plants in small (12-16 inch) pots cluster together with a vast array of radiant colors. Barbara readily admits that she has learned a lot to add to her self-taught knowledge and experience.

My membership in The Seriously Potted has been so inspiring. Marylee has gathered her incredible wealth of knowledge in desert container gardening to teach us how to make our own beautiful long-lasting, flowering containers.

Kathy O.

Kathy was one of the founding members of The Seriously Potted. She's embraced every article posted, been active in our live sessions and in all of my classes. This picture represents her successful design of a new sitting area on her back patio with a statement pot to soften the hardscape.


Up to now I've only had succulents, cactus and geraniums. Using your techniques is enabling me to branch out into plants I didn't think I could have. Thanks for developing this service. I've learned a lot in a short time.

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