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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

Apr
20
Sat
USU Urban Homestead Expo @ Conservation Garden Park
Apr 20 @ 9:00 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 Backyard Homestead Expo at Conservation Garden Park to learn from our experts

For more details, visit Conservation Garden Park website: https://conservationgardenpark.org/events/1204/usu-urban-homestead-expo

Soil Basics with Celia Bell @ Grateful Tomato Garden
Apr 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The heart of your garden is the soil.   Your plants’ health and productivity are directly related to the characteristics of your soil, themicro-organisms that live in it, and the organic matter available to them as food.  Join Wasatch Community Gardens and local soil expert Celia Bell for a lesson on soil matters.

For more details and to register, visit Wasatch Community Gardens website: https://wasatchgardens.org/news-and-events/calendar/198

All About Kitchen Herbs @ Turn Community Services
Apr 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Kitchen herbs can be so versatile; they can spice up a dish, soothe a sore throat, or invoke a sense of relaxation. Come learn the beginning steps to expand your gardening knowledge to include growing herbs such as thyme, rosemary, lavender, and lemon verbena.

For more details and to register, visit Wasatch Community Gardens website: https://wasatchgardens.org/news-and-events/calendar/199

Apr
24
Wed
Fruit Tree Grafting @ Conservation Garden Park
Apr 24 @ 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 heirloom varieties (25 to 30 different varieties) to create a tree to suit your preference

For more details and to register, visit Conservation Garden Park website: https://conservationgardenpark.org/events/1207/fruit-tree-grafting

Apr
27
Sat
Waterwise Tree and Shrub Tour @ Conservation Garden Park
Apr 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us for these plant focused tours of the garden and find out which plants will work best for you. Wear walking shoes and bring sun protection.

Not all trees and shrubs are created equal, find out which trees and shrubs are best suited to Utah’s climate.

For more details and to register, visit Conservation Garden Park website: https://conservationgardenpark.org/events/1175/waterwise-tree-and-shrubs-tour

Apr
30
Tue
Work Day – Gilgal Garden @ Gilgal Garden
Apr 30 @ 8:00 am – 10:30 am

Come have fun getting your hands dirty and help maintain one of Utah’s most unique gardens at the same time.

Bring gloves, gardening tools and dress for the weather.

May
4
Sat
Flower Crown Workshop @ Cactus and Tropicals
May 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Celebrate May with us by learning how to create a unique Spring Floral Crown.

In this workshop you will learn basic design and construction to create your own Floral Crown.

For more information and to register, visit Cactus and Tropicals website: http://www.cactusandtropicals.com/#upcoming-classes

May
6
Mon
Water Conservation Garden Tour @ Red Butte Garden
May 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Join us for an exploration of the Garden’s Water Conservation Garden. Take a walk with one of our knowledgeable horticulturists to take an intimate look and see how it changes throughout spring.

For more information and to register, visit Red Butte Garden website: https://www.redbuttegarden.org/water-conservation-garden-tour/

May
7
Tue
Work Day – Gilgal Garden @ Gilgal Garden
May 7 @ 8:00 am – 10:30 am

Come have fun getting your hands dirty and help maintain one of Utah’s most unique gardens at the same time.

Bring gloves, gardening tools and dress for the weather.

May
8
Wed
Trees and Shrubs for Residential Landscapes @ Red Butte Garden
May 8 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Evergreen and deciduous trees and shrubs are the backbone of the landscape and making the right selections for your garden is key to being successful and creating the look you are hoping to achieve. We will focus on 60 trees and shrubs suited for the Utah landscape. Class includes Garden walks that will inspire and educate you.

For more information and to register, visit Red Butte Garden website: https://www.redbuttegarden.org/trees-and-shrubs/