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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

Mar
14
Thu
Creating Waterwise Park Strips @ Conservation Garden Park
Mar 14 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

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.

For more details and to register visit the Conservation Garden Park website: https://conservationgardenpark.org/events/1131/creating-waterwise-park-strips

Mar
16
Sat
Localscapes University @ Conservation Garden Park
Mar 16 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

You’re ready to take on a landscape project but not sure where to start: this 3-hour course will teach you the Localscapes method that will simplify the process. Included is training in irrigation, planting, and maintenance that will help you design a gorgeous yard that saves you time and money.

To get the most out of this class, attend Introduction to Localscapes first, but it isn’t required.

For more details and to register visit the Conservation Garden Park website: https://conservationgardenpark.org/events/1132/localscapes-university

 

Mar
21
Thu
Member Mtg – Roses @ Murray Park Rose Garden
Mar 21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Rose Pruning Demonstration

Do you want to know how to keep those roses looking beautiful year after year? Cheri Schulzke, rose specialist and active member of several gardening associations including our own will give a hands on demonstration in proper techniques for rose pruning.

Bring gloves, pruners, and lopers. Dress for the weather!

Raised Bed and Container Gardening @ Conservation Garden Park
Mar 21 @ 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm

Growing annual/perennial flowers and vegetables in a raised bed or container can help bring the garden up to your level. Find out the best techniques to have a healthy sustainable garden in a raised bed, including; the best materials to use, how to keep your soil healthy, and how to water correctly.

For more details and to register, visit the Conservation Garden Park website: https://conservationgardenpark.org/events/1133/raised-bed-and-container-gardening

Mar
23
Sat
All About Berries and Brambles @ Turn Community Services
Mar 23 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Have you ever considered branching out into the wonderful world of growing berries but aren’t sure where to start?  This new workshop, taught by Liz Hamilton will teach home gardeners how to source and grow everything from the common strawberry to the more unusual fruits such as gooseberries, thimbleberries and honey berries.

For more details and to register, visit the Wasatch Community Gardens website: https://wasatchgardens.org/news-and-events/calendar/193

Immersive Learning: Spring Landscaping @ Conservation Garden Park
Mar 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Spring Landscaping: Learn which early season landscaping tasks are the most important and the best way to accomplish them.

For more details and to register, visit the Conservation Garden Park website: https://conservationgardenpark.org/events/1134/immersive-learning-spring-landscaping

Introduction to Bonsai @ Draper and Salt Lake locations
Mar 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Learn the basic concepts of selecting and growing your own bonsai tree. Feel free to bring your bonsai to ask questions and learn more about care and maintenance.

For more details and to register, vistit the Cactus and Tropicals website: http://www.cactusandtropicals.com/store-classes

Sowing Spring Crops @ Grateful Tomato Garden
Mar 23 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Lettuce, radishes and peas, oh my! This is an informal, hands-on working lab in our demonstration garden beds at the Grateful Tomato Garden.

For more details and to register, visit the Wasatch Community Gardens website: https://wasatchgardens.org/news-and-events/calendar/194

Mar
30
Sat
Best Kept Secrets of Lawn Care @ Conservation Garden Park
Mar 30 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

Become the envy of your neighborhood! Find out little-known secrets that will improve the color and health of your grass.

For more details and to register, visit the Conservation Garden Park website: https://conservationgardenpark.org/events/1135/best-kept-secrets-of-lawn-care

Planning your Landscape @ Draper and Salt Lake locations
Mar 30 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Spring is around the corner. Let’s start planning our landscapes. Save time and money by getting it right the first time.

For more details and to register, visit the Cactus and Tropicals website: http://www.cactusandtropicals.com/store-classes