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For new accounts, the default desktop usually includes a task list at the top of the screen, a dock for application icons at the bottom of the screen, and a simple desktop area.
Here's a screenshot with some pointers to each desktop item:
The xfce pager allows you to have multiple desktops. In the screenshot above, there are 4 desktops, and the user is currently in the left-most desktop. Clicking on one of the other gray rectangles in the pager takes you to another desktop.
See Using Unix Improved for some tips on customizing xfce.