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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
21
Thu
Immersive Learning: Planting @ Conservation Garden Park
May 21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Our staff will demonstrate how to plant, water, and maintain new trees, shrubs and perennials in the landscape to get them off to their best start.

Immersive Learning classes are action-oriented and take place in the Conservation Garden Park. Learn through observation as our expert staff teach landscaping techniques and activities by demonstrating how the work is best accomplished. Plan to be outdoors and come prepared to ask questions. Learn More…

Tour of Little Confluence along the Jordan Trail @ Little Confluence
May 21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Little Confluence is one of our community service projects and is headed by Jerry Milne. Join us as Jerry takes us on a tour of the Little Confluence open space and shows us the fruits of his labors and tells us his plans for the future.

May
23
Sat
Utah Iris Society Late Iris Show @ Sugar House Garden Center
May 23 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
May
28
Thu
Immersive Learning: Switch2Drip @ Conservation Garden Park
May 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Our staff will demonstrate the process of converting a planting bed that is watered by spray heads to drip irrigation.

Immersive Learning classes are action-oriented and take place in the Conservation Garden Park. Learn through observation as our expert staff teach landscaping techniques and activities by demonstrating how the work is best accomplished. Plan to be outdoors and come prepared to ask questions. Learn More…

May
30
Sat
Localscapes University @ Conservation Garden Park
May 30 @ 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…

Jun
8
Mon
Rocky Mountain District Rose Show @ Sugar House Garden Center
Jun 8 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Utah Rose Society is hosting the Rocky Mountain District Rose Show at the Garden Center. Entries will be accepted from 7:00 to 9:30 a.m. Judging will commence at 10:00 a.m. and the show will be open to the public from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m.  More Details…

Jun
11
Thu
Creating Waterwise Park Strips @ Conservation Garden Park
Jun 11 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

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…

Jun
13
Sat
Waterwise Tree and Shrub Tour @ Conservation Garden Park
Jun 13 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 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…

Jun
17
Wed
Getting Funky with Fungi @ TURN Community Services
Jun 17 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Join us for a crash course in mycology and learn about many of the wonderful things that fungi do. We will explore the history of human-fungal relationships, talk about the ways we can work with fungi today, and build on our understanding of the role of fungi in forests and gardens. In addition to this foundational overview, we will learn oyster mushroom cultivation that is suited for our dry climate, watch a kit making demonstration, share cooking tips, and come to appreciate the fungi on a whole new level. Learn More…

Jun
18
Thu
Member Garden Tour with Judi Short @ Judi Short's Garden
Jun 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Judi Short is the gardener in charge of the fabulous Gilgal Garden. Join us for a stroll through her personal garden and hear her tips and tricks for keeping it beautiful. Terry Curling is helping her convert some of her irrigation to drip and we’ll learn about that process as well.