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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

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.

Jun
20
Sat
Localscapes University
Jun 20 @ 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
27
Sat
Localscapes Design Workshop @ Conservation Garden Park
Jun 27 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Creating a good landscape plan is one of the most important steps to achieving a beautiful and functional landscape. If you’ve taken Localscapes University but want extra help laying out your design, this workshop will get your ideas onto paper. We’ll walk you through a guided design process that covers the elements of a Localscape and the basics of planting bed design without getting into the details like selecting individual plants. Each attendee should leave with a basic Localscapes design drawn to-scale. Learn More…

Jul
9
Thu
Creating Waterwise Park Strips @ Conservation Garden Park
Jul 9 @ 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…

Jul
11
Sat
Localscapes Irrigation Workshop @ Conservation Garden Park
Jul 11 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

If you feel confused or overwhelmed trying to design and install an Irrigation system, the Localscapes Irrigation Workshop will teach you everything you need to know to get started. In this hands-on workshop, we’ll show you parts of an irrigation system, how they go together, and when you should use a drip system. Learn More…

Jul
16
Thu
Work and Learn: Lavender @ Conservation Garden Park
Jul 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Come get dirt on your hands and a smile on your face as you work alongside our gardeners! You’ll receive expert instruction in best yard care practices you can use in your own yard. Bring gloves and dress for the great outdoors (we provide the tools). Group size is limited, so register early. Learn More…