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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

Feb
9
Sat
Choosing the Best Tomato Varietes @ Wasatch Community Gardens
Feb 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Contact Wasatch Community Gardens for details and times: https://wasatchgardens.org/workshop-list

Sprouting for Salads, Smoothies & Sandwiches @ Wasatch Community Gardens
Feb 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Contact Wasatch Community Gardens for details and times: https://wasatchgardens.org/workshop-list

Work & Learn: Pruning @ Conservation Garden Park
Feb 9 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Come get dirt on your hands and a smile on your face as you work alongside our gardeners! You’ll receive expert instruction in best yard care practices you can use in your own yard. Bring gloves and dress for the great outdoors (we provide the tools). Group size is limited, so register early.

Practice your pruning skills in our garden. We’ll provide instruction on different pruning styles and plant types and then spend some time pruning in the garden.

This class will meet in the Education Center at Conservation Garden Park.

Registration is required for admittance to this event. If you are not registered, you will not get into this class.

For more info and to register, visit their website: https://conservationgardenpark.org/events/1121/work-and-learn-pruning

Feb
13
Wed
Botany for Gardeners @ Red Butte Garden
Feb 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Don’t go dormant this winter! Join us as we learn basic plant morphology and terminology–knowledge that will help you better understand plant growth and take some of the guesswork out of gardening. In this hands-on class, you’ll learn why some shrubs are pruned immediately after flowering while others are pruned in late winter/early spring; how to tell a pine from a spruce and why it matters; the reasons behind the differing watering practices for turf and trees, and other common gardening questions. Co-sponsored with Lifelong Learning. Members py $69 +sp fee; register for section 002. For more info and to register, visit their website: https://www.redbuttegarden.org/botany-for-gardeners/

Feb
16
Sat
Creating Waterwise Park Strips @ Conservation Garden Park
Feb 16 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

Get in early on the movement of park strip redesign! This class focuses on techniques to save water through design, including plants that will thrive in these tough sites.

Taught by Conservation Garden Park staff.

This class will meet in the Education Center at Conservation Garden Park.

Registration is required for admittance to this event. If you are not registered, you will not get into this class.

For more info and to register, visit their website: https://conservationgardenpark.org/events/1122/creating-waterwise-park-strips

Tree and Shrub Pruning Workshop @ Conservation Garden Park
Feb 16 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

Learn basic pruning techniques to keep your trees and shrubs growing strong and looking great. Instruction will be followed by a hands-on demonstration in the Garden.

Taught by Sheriden Hansen: USU Extension

This class will meet in the Education Center at Conservation Garden Park.

Registration is required for admittance to this event. If you are not registered, you will not get into this class.

For more info and to register, visit their website: https://conservationgardenpark.org/events/1123/tree-and-shrub-pruning-workshop

Fruit Tree Pruning Workshop @ Conservation Garden Park
Feb 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Fruit trees are healthier and produce more when correctly pruned. Learn how to get the most from your fruit trees with class instruction and a hands-on demonstration.

Taught by Sheriden Hansen: USU Extension

This class will meet in the Education Center at Conservation Garden Park.

Registration is required for admittance to this event. If you are not registered, you will not get into this class.

For more info and to register, visit their website: https://conservationgardenpark.org/events/1124/fruit-tree-pruning-workshop

Feb
20
Wed
Botany for Gardeners @ Red Butte Garden
Feb 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Don’t go dormant this winter! Join us as we learn basic plant morphology and terminology–knowledge that will help you better understand plant growth and take some of the guesswork out of gardening. In this hands-on class, you’ll learn why some shrubs are pruned immediately after flowering while others are pruned in late winter/early spring; how to tell a pine from a spruce and why it matters; the reasons behind the differing watering practices for turf and trees, and other common gardening questions. Co-sponsored with Lifelong Learning. Members py $69 +sp fee; register for section 002. For more info and to register, visit their website: https://www.redbuttegarden.org/botany-for-gardeners/

Feb
21
Thu
Botany for Gardeners @ Red Butte Garden
Feb 21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Don’t go dormant this winter! Join us as we learn basic plant morphology and terminology–knowledge that will help you better understand plant growth and take some of the guesswork out of gardening. In this hands-on class, you’ll learn why some shrubs are pruned immediately after flowering while others are pruned in late winter/early spring; how to tell a pine from a spruce and why it matters; the reasons behind the differing watering practices for turf and trees, and other common gardening questions. Co-sponsored with Lifelong Learning. Members py $69 +sp fee; register for section 002. For more info and to register, visit their website: https://www.redbuttegarden.org/botany-for-gardeners/

Introduction to Localscapes @ Conservation Garden Park
Feb 21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

If you’re overwhelmed trying to install or improve your landscape, this introductory Localscapes class will expose you to the best way to landscape in Utah. Ready to increase the usability and curb appeal of your yard while decreasing your yard work?

This class is an overview of Localscapes and is recommended before you attend Localscapes University. Register for Localscapes University to continue your Localscapes learning experience. Spots go quickly, so register soon.

Taught by Conservation Garden Park staff. This class will meet in the Education Center at Conservation Garden Park.

Registration is required for admittance to this event. If you are not registered, you will not get into this class.

For more info and to register, visit their website: https://conservationgardenpark.org/events/1125/introduction-to-localscapes