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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

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

Wednesdays, May 6 – 27 @ 6-8:30PM

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 discussing plant characteristics, size, growth pattern, and maintenance requirements so you can make appropriate choices for your garden. Learn More…

May
7
Thu
Gardening in Containers @ Red Butte Garden
May 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

THURSDAYS, MAY 7 & 14 6:30 – 8:30PM

Gardening in containers can transform your balcony, deck, or patio into more than just barbeque space. Learn how to create a soothing outdoor retreat by adding containers filled with flowering plants. We’ll look at container design and selection, how to combine plants for aesthetic arrangements, plant selection, and maintenance. Learn More…

Waterwise Tree and Shrub Tour @ Conservation Garden Park
May 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Planning a Localscape? Join us for these plant focused tours of the garden and find out which trees and shrubs we recommend. Wear walking shoes and bring sun protection. Learn More…

May
9
Sat
Wasatch Community Gardens Spring Plant Sale @ Rowland Hall
May 9 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
  • Huge variety of tomatoes, including dwarf varieties
  • A large selection of annual vegetables, edible perennials, and organic herbs
  • Seed potatoes and onion starts
  • Compost by the bag
  • Plant experts supplied by Utah State University’s Master Gardeners’ Program to answer your questions
  • Veggie valet service to store your plants while you shop and haul them to your car!
  • Food trucks available to purchase food and coffee
  • SNAP EBT benefits (food stamps) accepted
  • Your purchase supports WCG’s community garden and education programs

Learn More…

Creating Waterwise Park Strips @ Conservation Garden Park
May 9 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

Get in early on the movement of park strip redesign! This class focuses on best practices to save water through appropriate watering, plant selection, and planned maintenance. Learn More…

Red Butte Garden Spring Plant Sale @ Red Butte Garden
May 9 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

The Garden offers an impressive selection of herbs, specialty annuals, vegetables, sun and shade perennials, ornamental grasses, roses, vines, shrubs, conifers, trees, and the best selection of heirloom vegetables, native and water-wise plants you’ll find in one location. Our selection includes plants for every situation, including bee-friendly, and high-altitude plants. Most of the plants are grown by local nurseries and many of the vegetables are grown here in our own greenhouses! This annual plant sale and fundraiser is always a great way to welcome the planting season and support the Garden! Learn More…

Waterwise Perennials Tour @ Conservation Garden Park
May 9 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

Planning a Localscape? Join us for these plant focused tours of the garden and find out which perennial flowers we recommend. Wear walking shoes and bring sun protection. Learn More…

Utah Iris Society Early Iris Show @ Sugar House Garden Center
May 9 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Crystals and Succulants @ Synchronicities-Light Energy Gift Emporium
May 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Spring is in the air! We are bringing together two wonderful elements of Mother Earth. Succulents and Crystals.
Come out and make a beautiful succulent & crystal planter. This class will include a basic pot and your choice of succulent. First come first serve. You can bring your own crystals or buy crystals in Synchronicities. Learn More…
May
12
Tue
Perennials: Spring and Summer Bloomers @ Red Butte Garden
May 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

TUESDAYS, MAY 12 – 26 @ 6 – 8:30PM

Walk the aisles of any garden center in spring, and you’ll find yourself in the midst of a cornucopia of scent and color. The sign says “perennials”, and you know which ones appeal to you, but what else do you know about them? We can help! Whether you are starting a new garden or refreshing an existing one, you’ll want to select plants suited to your individual landscape and to pick combinations that offer color and blooms from early spring until frost. Learn More…