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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

Aug
6
Thu
Creating Waterwise Park Strips @ Conservation Garden Park
Aug 6 @ 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…

Aug
8
Sat
2020 Annual Pond Tour
Aug 8 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Our annual water garden tour is a self-guided tour of designated outstanding local gardens and outdoor spaces which showcase unique water features such as fountains, waterfalls, ponds, streams as well as all types of aquatic animals and plants. Learn More…

Aug
9
Sun
2020 Annual Pond Tour
Aug 9 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Our annual water garden tour is a self-guided tour of designated outstanding local gardens and outdoor spaces which showcase unique water features such as fountains, waterfalls, ponds, streams as well as all types of aquatic animals and plants. Learn More…

Aug
15
Sat
Party in the Park 2020 @ Conservation Garden Park
Aug 15 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Celebrate summertime at the Conservation Garden Park with fun for the whole family! Enjoy butterfly releases, great food, live bands, kids’ crafts, scavenger hunt, educational exhibits and much more! Learn More…

Aug
20
Thu
Annual Pot Luck BBQ @ Flat Iron Mesa Park
Aug 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for good food and good friends at our annual potluck BBQ. Stay tuned for more details.

Aug
27
Thu
Introduction to Localscapes @ Conservation Garden Park
Aug 27 @ 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. Learn More…

Aug
29
Sat
Localscapes University @ Conservation Garden Park
Aug 29 @ 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…

Sep
3
Thu
Waterwise Tree and Shrub Tour @ Conservation Garden Park
Sep 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 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…

Sep
10
Thu
Creating Waterwise Park Strips @ Conservation Garden Park
Sep 10 @ 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…

Sep
12
Sat
Immersive Learning: Fall Landscaping @ Conservation Garden Park
Sep 12 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am

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

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…