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Shade Gardening: Creating a Shady Retreat

September 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm MST


$30 Non-Member / $24 Member

Shade is a welcome presence in desert gardens when incorporated correctly with the ‘right’ shade-loving plants. In this class, Noelle ‘AZ Plant Lady’ shows you how to create a beautiful, shady outdoor space, filled with attractive plants that thrive in shade and heat. You’ll enjoy more time outdoors in the shade, even in the summer. 


Noelle Johnson

Noelle Johnson is a horticulturist, landscape consultant, and garden writer.  Popularly known as ‘AZ Plant Lady’, she has been inspiring and teaching people to create, grow, and maintain beautiful gardens that thrive in a hot, dry climate. She is the author of the popular blog, ‘Ramblings From a Desert Garden’ where she has been imparting essential gardening advice for over 10 years.

She is the creator of the popular online course, ‘Desert Gardening 101’ and is passionate about taking the mystery out of gardening in the desert in simple steps. Noelle has written for Water Use It Wisely, Birds & Blooms Magazine, Houzz, and The Home Depot.

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.

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