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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

Sep
12
Thu
Creating Waterwise Park Strips @ Conservation Garden Park
Sep 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Get in early on the movement of park strip redesign! This class focuses on techniques to save water through design, including plants that will thrive in these tough sites.

For more details and to register, visit the Conservation Garden Park website: https://conservationgardenpark.org/events/1198/creating-waterwise-park-strips

Sep
14
Sat
Immersive Learning: Fall Landscaping @ Conservation Garden Park
Sep 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

New for 2019! 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.

Fall Gardening: Learn which end-of-season landscaping tasks are the most important and the best way to accomplish them.

For more details and to register, visit the Conservation Garden Park website: https://conservationgardenpark.org/events/1200/immersive-learning-fall-landscaping

Waterwise Perennial Tour @ Conservation Garden Park
Sep 14 @ 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.

Find out what’s blooming in our Garden and why they grow well along the Wasatch Front.

For more details and to register, visit the Conservation Garden Park website: https://conservationgardenpark.org/events/1199/waterwise-perennials-tour

Sep
16
Mon
Work Day – Murray Senior Center @ Murray Senior Center
Sep 16 @ 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.

Sep
17
Tue
Work Day – Gilgal Garden @ Gilgal Garden
Sep 17 @ 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.

Tips for Attracting and Retaining Beneficial Insects to Your Yard @ Red Butte Garden
Sep 17 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Biological control (or biocontrol) is the beneficial action of predators, parasites, and pathogens in managing pests and preventing their damage to plants. Natural biocontrol may provide several benefits such as an alternative to pesticides and therefore a reduction in pesticide use, saving costs, etc.

For more details and to register, visit the Red Butte Garden website: https://www.redbuttegarden.org/horticulture-lecture-series/

Sep
19
Thu
Member Mtg – Tree Identification & Fall Gardening Tips
Sep 19 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Test your knowledge in a fun tree identification contest and get a refresher on upcoming fall tasks. Bring your own chair and be sure to note the change of location.

Sep
21
Sat
Localscapes Design Workshop @ Conservation Garden Park
Sep 21 @ 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 more details and to register, visit the Conservation Garden Park website: https://conservationgardenpark.org/events/1201/localscapes-design-workshop

Sep
23
Mon
Work Day – Murray Senior Center @ Murray Senior Center
Sep 23 @ 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.

Sep
24
Tue
Work Day – Gilgal Garden @ Gilgal Garden
Sep 24 @ 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.