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Do you love gardening and getting your hands dirty?

Then this is the place for you!

We are a group of local gardeners who get together monthly for education, service and socializing.

We have classes on a wide variety of gardening topics from landscaping and growing the best flowers / vegetables to bee keeping and water conservation.

Whether you’re a long time gardener or just getting started we welcome you to join us!

Keep an eye on the calendar below to stay up to date on local gardening classes and events around Salt Lake County as well as SLCGA meetings, work days and events.

Gardening Calendar

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Residential Landscape Design 6:00 pm
Residential Landscape Design @ Red Butte Garden
Apr 2 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
THURSDAYS, APRIL 2 – APRIL 30 @ 6-9PM & SATURDAY, APRIL 25 @10AM-1PM Save time and money by making informed landscaping choices before you plant. We’ll show you how to draw a plan; analyze your[...]
Milkweed for Monarchs 6:30 pm
Milkweed for Monarchs @ Red Butte Garden
Apr 2 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
When was the last time you saw a monarch butterfly? How about a milkweed plant? Join us as we discuss the symbiotic relationship of these two species and learn how we can help the threatened[...]
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Localscapes Design Workshop 9:00 am
Localscapes Design Workshop @ Conservation Garden Park
Apr 4 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Creating a good landscape plan is one of the most important steps to achieving a beautiful and functional landscape. If you’ve taken Localscapes University but want extra help laying out your design, this workshop will[...]
Spring Orchid Show 9:00 am
Spring Orchid Show @ Red Butte Garden
Apr 4 @ 9:00 am – 7:30 pm
Join the Utah Orchid Society for a dazzling display of both common and exotic orchid varieties. Society members will share methods for keeping plants healthy and happy, and provide troubleshooting advice for budding orchid enthusiasts.[...]
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Spring Orchid Show 9:00 am
Spring Orchid Show @ Red Butte Garden
Apr 5 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Join the Utah Orchid Society for a dazzling display of both common and exotic orchid varieties. Society members will share methods for keeping plants healthy and happy, and provide troubleshooting advice for budding orchid enthusiasts.[...]
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101 Plants to Know 6:00 pm
101 Plants to Know
Apr 9 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
THURSDAYS  April 9, May 14, June 11, July 9, Aug 13, Sept 10, and Oct 8 6 – 8PM Do you wander the aisles of the garden center and become overwhelmed by all of the[...]
Creating Waterwise Park Strips 6:30 pm
Creating Waterwise Park Strips @ Conservation Garden Park
Apr 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Get in early on the movement of park strip redesign! This class focuses on best practices to save water through appropriate watering, plant selection, and planned maintenance. Learn More…
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Localscapes Irrigation Workshop 9:00 am
Localscapes Irrigation Workshop @ Conservation Garden Park
Apr 11 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
If you feel confused or overwhelmed trying to design and install an Irrigation system, the Localscapes Irrigation Workshop will teach you everything you need to know to get started. In this hands-on workshop, we’ll show[...]
Spring Bonsai Show 9:00 am
Spring Bonsai Show @ Red Butte Garden
Apr 11 @ 9:00 am – 7:30 pm
Discover Bonsai, the Japanese art of growing miniature trees in containers. Members of The Bonsai Club of Utah will exhibit different bonsai styles and arrangements, and offer demonstrations of training and shaping techniques. Trees and[...]
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Spring Bonsai Show 9:00 am
Spring Bonsai Show @ Red Butte Garden
Apr 12 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Discover Bonsai, the Japanese art of growing miniature trees in containers. Members of The Bonsai Club of Utah will exhibit different bonsai styles and arrangements, and offer demonstrations of training and shaping techniques. Trees and[...]
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Mycology for Beginners 6:30 pm
Mycology for Beginners
Apr 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Fungi are all around us playing critical roles in nearly every terrestrial ecosystem — but how much do you really know about mycology? Explore the world of fungi, including the many ways we can partner[...]
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USU Fruit Tree Grafting Workshop 6:00 pm
USU Fruit Tree Grafting Workshop @ Conservation Garden Park
Apr 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Learn the art of fruit tree grafting in this hands-on workshop. Class participants will learn the background and skills necessary to graft and then graft two apple trees to take home. Choose from modern and[...]
Annual Plant & Seed Exchange 6:30 pm
Annual Plant & Seed Exchange @ Murray Park Pavillion #5
Apr 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
This is one of our annual favorites and this year we’re going to open it up to more than just plants. Bring seeds, plants, yard tools, or gardening books you no longer need and trade[...]
Irrigation Basics 6:30 pm
Irrigation Basics @ Red Butte Garden
Apr 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
THURSDAYS April 16 & 23 @ 6:30-8:30PM Whether your landscaping involves waterwise plantings, plants that require regular water, or a combination of the two, using the right irrigation for your landscape can substantially reduce water[...]
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USU Urban Homestead Expo 10:00 am
USU Urban Homestead Expo
Apr 18 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
Calling all backyard gardeners, urban homesteaders, and hobby farmers! Do you want to step up your sustainability game? Interested in moving beyond tomatoes and peppers in your garden? Come to the Urban Homestead Expo at[...]
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Waterwise Landscaping 6:00 pm
Waterwise Landscaping @ Red Butte Garden
Apr 20 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
MONDAYS, APRIL 20 & 27 6PM – 8PM Looking to reduce your water consumption while keeping your garden attractive? Do you want to improve the ecological quality of your landscape? Interested in low-water plants, but[...]
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Earth Day Spring Garden Tour 12:00 pm
Earth Day Spring Garden Tour @ Red Butte Garden
Apr 22 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
TOUR LIMITED TO 30 PARTICIPANTS Join us for an exploration of what’s blooming throughout the Garden. Walk with one of our Garden Guides to take an intimate look at the Garden and see how it[...]
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arbor Day Celebration 9:00 am
arbor Day Celebration @ Red Butte Garden
Apr 24 @ 9:00 am – 7:30 pm
As Utah’s very own arboretum, there’s no place better than Red Butte Garden to celebrate Arbor Day! Visit the Garden for a day filled with “tree-rific” fun as you discover the wonderful world of trees.[...]
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Utah Dahlia Society Tuber Sale 9:00 am
Utah Dahlia Society Tuber Sale @ Sugar House Garden Center
Apr 25 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
Details to come.
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How to Compost 6:30 pm
How to Compost @ Conservation Garden Park
Apr 30 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Instead of throwing away your grass clippings and leaves, use them to benefit your garden! In this class we’ll teach you to make your own homemade compost so you can add nutrients back to your[...]