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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

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UNIQUE TREES AND SHRUBS 10:00 am
UNIQUE TREES AND SHRUBS @ Red Butte Garden
Jun 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Looking for a tree or shrub a little out of the ordinary that can grow well in Utah’s climate? Join us to examine unique specimens in a garden setting and discuss best planting, growing and[...]
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Work Day – Gilgal Garden 8:00 am
Work Day – Gilgal Garden @ Gilgal Garden
Jun 4 @ 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.
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GROW YOUR OWN HERBS 6:30 pm
GROW YOUR OWN HERBS @ Red Butte Garden
Jun 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Tired of paying top dollar for fresh herbs, but don’t want to miss out on the flavor burst only fresh herbs can give you? Time to grow your own! Whether you are planning a new[...]
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Field Trip – J & J Nursery Tour 9:00 am
Field Trip – J & J Nursery Tour @ J & J Nursery and Garden Center
Jun 8 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Tour Utah’s Largest Producing Nursery You’ve probably seen their advertisements for the tomato frenzy each year. J & J spans over 100 acres which more than makes up for the drive. Come join us for[...]
Meet the Red Wigglers – Vermicomposting with Kate Whitbeck 10:00 am
Meet the Red Wigglers – Vermicomposting with Kate Whitbeck @ Grateful Tomato Garden
Jun 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Would you like to make your own compost but don’t have the outdoor space? Are you tired of not putting your kitchen scraps to good use? Do you already compost but want to do more[...]
UNIQUE TREES AND SHRUBS 10:00 am
UNIQUE TREES AND SHRUBS @ Red Butte Garden
Jun 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Looking for a tree or shrub a little out of the ordinary that can grow well in Utah’s climate? Join us to examine unique specimens in a garden setting and discuss best planting, growing and[...]
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Work Day – Gilgal Garden 8:00 am
Work Day – Gilgal Garden @ Gilgal Garden
Jun 11 @ 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.
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Tomato Pruning and Trellising 6:00 pm
Tomato Pruning and Trellising @ Grateful Tomato Garden
Jun 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Part of our year-long series of tomato-related workshops, this hands-on working lab will introduce students to a variety of trellising and caging techniques for indeterminate (vining-type) tomatoes. For more information and to register, visit Wasatch[...]
GROW YOUR OWN HERBS 6:30 pm
GROW YOUR OWN HERBS @ Red Butte Garden
Jun 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Tired of paying top dollar for fresh herbs, but don’t want to miss out on the flavor burst only fresh herbs can give you? Time to grow your own! Whether you are planning a new[...]
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Snacks for Your Garden: Supplemental Fertilization (working lab) 10:00 am
Snacks for Your Garden: Supplemental Fertilization (working lab)
Jun 15 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Do you do any supplemental fertilization for your crops? If you’re not using any liquid fertilizers in your garden, and if you’re not side dressing your onions and leeks or other heavy feeders, come learn[...]
Composting: Black Gold for your Garden 2:00 pm
Composting: Black Gold for your Garden @ Grateful Tomato Garden
Jun 15 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
As long as we’re growing and eating fruits and veggies, we’re creating lots of kitchen scraps and plant debris that has to be dealt with. Why toss that material into our green waste bins when[...]
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Work Day – Murray Senior Center 8:00 am
Work Day – Murray Senior Center @ Murray Senior Center
Jun 17 @ 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.
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Work Day – Gilgal Garden 8:00 am
Work Day – Gilgal Garden @ Gilgal Garden
Jun 18 @ 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.
Garden Maintenance 6:00 pm
Garden Maintenance @ Red Butte Garden
Jun 18 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Gardens grow, and that can be both a blessing and a curse. The fresh young blooms of spring fade, stalks bend and droop, groundcover runs amok, and spent flowers turn brown on their stems. What’s[...]
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FOLLOW THE WILDFLOWERS 5:30 pm
FOLLOW THE WILDFLOWERS @ Red Butte Garden
Jun 19 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Follow the cascade of wildflower blooms across Northern Utah in this four-session class. We’ll spend the first part of each class learning about plant families and the plant communities located in the area we’ll be[...]
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Member Mtg – Conference Center Rooftop Garden Tour 6:00 pm
Member Mtg – Conference Center Rooftop Garden Tour @ The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints Conference Center
Jun 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
Local garden tour Join us for a tour of this garden with a view. Some of our members took part in planting the original garden when it was first created. It will be fun to[...]
Edible Flowers 9:21 pm
Edible Flowers
Jun 20 @ 9:21 pm – 10:21 pm
Learn about edible flowers and which ones have the most culinary interest, how to harvest, when and how to use them, and what they taste like. Class includes both indoor and outdoor components including edible[...]
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Localscapes University 9:00 am
Localscapes University @ Conservation Garden Park
Jun 22 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
You’re ready to take on a landscape project but not sure where to start: this 3-hour course will teach you the Localscapes method that will simplify the process. Included is training in irrigation, planting, and[...]
2019 Urban Garden and Farm Tour 10:00 am
2019 Urban Garden and Farm Tour @ Varies
Jun 22 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
The Urban Garden & Farm Tour is a self-guided tour that features some of the most interesting, creative, and inspiring backyards, urban homesteads, and community gardens the Salt Lake Valley has to offer! Wasatch Community[...]
Garden Maintenance 10:00 am
Garden Maintenance @ Red Butte Garden
Jun 22 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Gardens grow, and that can be both a blessing and a curse. The fresh young blooms of spring fade, stalks bend and droop, groundcover runs amok, and spent flowers turn brown on their stems. What’s[...]
Summer Solistice Party 10:00 am
Summer Solistice Party @ Cactus and Tropicals
Jun 22 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
This is an open house to welcome summer by celebrating the solstice. Our nursery is in full bloom. Stop by for information on growing and harvesting your herb garden and enter a drawing for in[...]
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Work Day – Murray Senior Center 8:00 am
Work Day – Murray Senior Center @ Murray Senior Center
Jun 24 @ 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.
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Work Day – Gilgal Garden 8:00 am
Work Day – Gilgal Garden @ Gilgal Garden
Jun 25 @ 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.
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