Gardening Workshops & Plant Sales
Plant sales and workshops are at our shop at The Newton, 300 W. Camelback Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85013. 602.279.9510.
Click on the SIGN UP NOW link on any individual workshop to register. Don’t delay because they fill quickly. All class materials are included in price, unless otherwise stated. This list is chronological.
Cancellation policy: No refunds or store credits will be issued if you can’t attend a class. Instructors work in advance to prepare materials and they are paid whether or not you attend. No exceptions. You are welcome to send someone in your place. Please let us know in advance.
Fall Tomatoes & More Plant Sale
Sunday, August 20, Noon to 3 p.m. This is the plant sale for gardeners who want to grow a second season of tomatoes. Gregory Ware will be here with lots of tomato transplants, mostly early varieties to ensure you get fruit before the days get cold and frosty. And if we get no frost, these tomatoes will go through the winter. At this plant sale you will also find a nice selection of peppers, eggplant and other tomato relatives. Start prepping your soil – fall planting is on eight weeks away!
Soil Preparation: Everything You Need To Know Before You Plant A Garden
Sunday, August 27, Noon. The most important step for a successful garden happens before you ever plant. Soil preparation is the key to having a healthy, prolific garden, yet it is a step that many people bypass. Local gardening guru Gregory Ware will demystify the mystery of good soil. He will take your through every step needed to prepare for your fall/winter garden. This class includes packages of enough locally produced organic fertilizer and soil sulfur to cover a 100 square foot garden. You’ll add your new-found knowledge of building healthy soil plus your own organic material such as compost or manure, and you will be set to grow! Check out our blog post on soil and water then come to this two-hour class. SIGN UP NOW.