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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

Jul
13
Sat
Localscapes Design Workshop @ Conservation Garden Park
Jul 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Creating a good landscape plan can be one of the biggest obstacles to having a beautiful landscape. This workshop will help do-it-yourselfers draw their own basic landscape plan through a guided design process.

For details and to register, visit the Conservation Garden Park website: https://conservationgardenpark.org/events/1189/localscapes-design-workshop

Jul
15
Mon
Work Day – Murray Senior Center @ Murray Senior Center
Jul 15 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am

Come have fun getting your hands dirty and help maintain a beautiful gathering place for Murray seniors.

Bring gloves, gardening tools and dress for the weather.

Jul
16
Tue
Work Day – Gilgal Garden @ Gilgal Garden
Jul 16 @ 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.

Preserving Fresh Herbs @ Red Butte Garden
Jul 16 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

You know how much flavor the fresh herbs you grow add to your summer meals. But did you know that through proper harvesting and preservation techniques, you can enjoy the essence of that flavor and fragrance all winter long? In this class you’ll learn the optimal time to harvest your herbs, techniques for preserving them for later use, and the basics of cooking with both fresh and dried herbs. A tour of Red Butte Garden’s herb garden and tasty snacks made with herbs will round out our experience.

For more details and to register, visit the Red Butte Garden website: https://www.redbuttegarden.org/preserving-fresh-herbs/

Jul
18
Thu
Work and Learn: Lavender Care
Jul 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 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.

Lavender is one of the most aromatic flowers in our garden. Come and help us clip off the spent flowers for the year and as a bonus, volunteers can bring some of the flowers home to freshen up their house.

For more details and to register, visit the Conservation Garden Park website: https://conservationgardenpark.org/events/1190/work-and-learn-lavender-care

Member Mtg – Vertical Gardening @ Salt Lake County Government Center - North Bldg rm 4N850
Jul 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Create a living wall!

Have you seen the vertical garden displays at the Home and Garden show or the Conservation Garden Park and wondered how they do it? Cynthia Bee from the Conservation Garden Park will be sharing all the secrets for success!

Social / Refreshments 6:30 pm     Presentation 7 – 8 pm

Jul
20
Sat
Fall and Winter Veggie Gardening
Jul 20 all-day

For more details and to register, visit the Wasatch Community Gardens website: https://wasatchgardens.org/workshop-list

Sowing Fall Crops
Jul 20 all-day

For more details and to register, visit the Wasatch Community Gardens website: https://wasatchgardens.org/workshop-list

Localscapes Irrigation Workshop @ Conservation Garden Park
Jul 20 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Irrigation systems can be confusing to design and install. This workshop will teach you everything you need to know to get started on your own Localscape irrigation system. In this hands-on class we’ll teach you the parts of an irrigation system, how they go together, and how sprinklers and drip systems are different.

For more details and to register, visit the Conservation Garden Park website: https://conservationgardenpark.org/events/1191/localscapes-irrigation-workshop

Outdoor Succulent Garden Workshop @ Cactus and Tropicals
Jul 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Join us to learn the basics of selecting and creating a beautiful outdoor succulent garden. Class will include succulent care instructions, design concepts and actual hands on experience of creating a succulent garden.

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