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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
20
Thu
Introduction to Locoalscapes @ Conservation Garden Park
Feb 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

You’ve heard about Localscapes, but don’t know if this approach is right for you? Start here!

Attending this class before Localscapes University is recommended if you are unfamiliar with the Localscapes concepts, but not required.

Register for Localscapes University to continue your Localscapes learning experience. Spots go quickly, so register soon. Learn More…

Monthly Member Mtg – Planning the Calendar for the Year @ Salt lake County Government North Building 4th floor
Feb 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

It’s time to come out of hibernation and mingle with others who are itching to get their hands back in the dirt! Bring your ideas for topics you’d like to learn more about or places you’d like to visit and help us plan the calendar for the year.

Feb
22
Sat
Localscapes University @ Conservation Garden Park
Feb 22 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Congratulations! You’ve decided to Localscape! This 3-hour course will teach you how to apply the method correctly to ensure you achieve all the benefits a Localscape provides. We’ll cover the five steps in detail including landscape layout, irrigation basics, planting, and maintenance. Learn More…

Intro to Organic Vegetable Gardening @ Glendale Branch Salt Lake Public Library
Feb 22 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Come to this FREE one-hour presentation to learn the basics about garden design, cool vs. warm season vegetable crops and recommended varieties, soil testing and amending, feeding your plants, and expanding your knowledge about each of these topics through Wasatch Community Gardens’ workshop and working labs.

For more information and to register, visit Wasatch Community Gardens website: https://wasatchgardens.org/news-and-events/calendar/222

Phalaenopsis Care and Design Class @ Cactus and Tropicals
Feb 22 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Join one of our in store designers to learn some basics of Phalaenopsis care, tips on re-blooming, and simple design, techniques. Learn More…

Selecting and Caring for Houseplants @ Red Butte Garden
Feb 22 @ 10:30 am – 1:00 pm

Houseplants add life to your home that cannot be equaled by any other home furnishing. But, just like your outdoor plants, your indoor plants need a little TLC as well. In this class, students will learn how to identify, select, and properly care for houseplants. Light, water, space, and fertilizer requirements will be discussed and design tips will be shared. Learn More…

Growing Great Tomatoes – Tomato Fundamentals, Variety and Flavor @ TURN Community Services
Feb 22 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Calling all tomato lovers, newbie growers and seasoned gardeners alike! This fun-filled class is designed to help you increase the variety and flavor of this versatile summer favorite.

We’ll learn how to “talk tomato” and decipher all the lingo on tomato plant tags, which will help you select the best varieties for your individual garden site and your cooking/eating preferences, regardless of whether you start your plants from seed or you buy seedlings. In addition to addressing tomato terminology, we’ll consider such factors as growth habit, disease resistance/susceptibility, days to maturity, yield, use and flavor profile. We’ll also discuss which factors, other than variety, affect the flavor of your tomatoes, so if you’ve grown “okay-tasting” tomatoes and want to up your game, this is the class for you!

For more information and to register, visit Wasatch Community Gardens website: https://wasatchgardens.org/news-and-events/calendar/229

Feb
29
Sat
Tomato Propagation Workshop @ Red Butte Garden
Feb 29 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Would you like to harvest your first tomato before August? Are there heirloom varieties you can’t find in local garden centers that you want to grow? Then join instructor Golden Reeves, aka, the Tomato King, as he uncovers the secrets of basic seed propagation, discusses tips for successful tomato gardening, and shares his proven techniques to extend the growing season. Learn More…

Tree and Shrub Pruning Workshop @ Conservation Garden Park
Feb 29 @ 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. Learn More…

Intro to Worm Composting
Feb 29 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Are you intrigued by the idea of a worm bin but don’t know where to start or don’t want to commit to an expensive internet purchase? Join us for this 1.5 hour class on how to compost your kitchen scraps with worms. You can turn your food waste into fertilizer for your house plants or garden. Learn More…