Embrace the art of Container Gardening with Marylee’s expertise in cultivating a vibrant winter haven in your desert garden. Whether you’re a desert novice, a returning snowbird, or a seasoned gardener seeking to conquer pot challenges, this class is your guide. Join Marylee as she draws from three decades of experience, revealing the secrets to crafting a stunning potted garden, making wise plant choices, and ensuring a flourishing outcome. Learn valuable tips on caring for your pots during extended summer absences, ensuring your desert garden survives year-round.
Marylee Pangman founded The Contained Gardener in 1998 as a niche business in the desert community of Tucson, Arizona.
Since then, Marylee has been compelled to share all that she has learned about container gardening over 20 years of blistering summers and record breaking winters. Marylee sees container gardening as a way to have an oasis garden while conserving water as the demands of pots are far less than heavily planted areas and beds. You can find Marylee’s book, “Getting Potted in the Desert” at the Garden’s Gift Shop. This excellent resource includes a month-by-month planning guide, ideas for creating and caring for potted gardens, advice on container selection, and much more. https://thepotteddesert.com
Refund & Cancellation Policy
No refund will be issued less than 15 days prior to any Community Class. A $10 cancellation fee will be applied to all refunds. No refunds will be issued for special events. We reserve the right to cancel Community Classes due to insufficient registration, garden closure, or inclement weather, in which case, participants will receive a full refund. People with disabilities should make requests for accommodation as early as possible to allow time to make appropriate arrangements.