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Desert Institute of Gardening: When your garden has gone to POT

March 26 @ 6:15 pm - 8:15 pm MST

Learn how to be successful at container gardening in our low desert climate, both indoors and out!

Public Ticket price: $20

Certified Master Gardener & Associate Members: $10

MG Trainees: FREE

Class Description:

Not everyone has room for a garden. Patio gardens and balcony gardens can provide just as much enjoyment as a vast garden. Master Gardener Doreen Pollack will explain what you need to keep in mind, what plants do well in a container and how to select the right pot for what you wish to grow.

Participants will:

• Identify what types of plants will do well grown in containers

• Understand how to prepare the soil for container gardening

• Match the size of plant to the right container size

• Know how to maintain a container garden

Presented by Master Gardener Doreen Pollack

Doreen has been a Master Gardener since 2009.  She loves to teach people how to garden in the harsh low desert. She turned her front yard in a downtown Phoenix Historic District into an edible garden where a lush Bermuda grass lawn used to be. She has frequented the Master Gardener stage at Home and Garden Shows, been a guest on Channel 12 News, taught gardening through The Desert Botanical Garden and teaches gardening classes throughout the Valley. Her classes are filled with real-life tips that she has learned through her training and personal experience.


U of AZ Cooperative Extension- Maricopa County Master Gardener Program


University of Arizona Cooperative Extension- Maricopa County
4341 East Broadway Road
Phoenix, AZ 85040 United States
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