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

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Localscapes Design Workshop 9:00 am
Localscapes Design Workshop @ Conservation Garden Park
Apr 6 @ 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[...]
Seed Saving with Giles Larsen 2:00 pm
Seed Saving with Giles Larsen @ Salt Lake City Public Library Main Branch
Apr 6 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Why would we want to save seeds when seed packets are all over town, and how in the world do you save seeds? Come to this eye-opening workshop and let Wasatch Community Gardens’ Giles Larsen,[...]
Tomato Grafting Workshop 6:30 pm
Tomato Grafting Workshop @ Conservation Garden Park
Apr 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Grafted tomatoes bring together the best of both worlds: disease resistance and heirloom flavor! However, ready to plant grafted tomatoes are very expensive to purchase. YOU can grow your favorite heirloom tomato varieties on vigorous,[...]
Localscapes Irrigation 9:00 am
Localscapes Irrigation @ Conservation Garden Park
Apr 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Irrigation systems can be confusing to design and install. This workshop will teach you everything you need to know to get started on your own Localscape irrigation system. In this hands-on class we’ll teach you[...]
Growing Great Tomatoes 2:00 pm
Growing Great Tomatoes
Apr 13 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Calling all tomato lovers, newbie growers and seasoned gardeners alike!  This fun-filled class is designed to help you increase the productivity and health of your tomato plants.  We’ll learn about the best organic practices for growing[...]
All About Onions, Shallots, and Leeks 6:00 pm
All About Onions, Shallots, and Leeks @ Grateful Tomato Garden
Apr 18 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
This hands-on working lab will help students understand the different growing techniques for these cooking staples that elevate the flavor and nutrition of everything from soups and sauces to stir-fries and salsa. This workshop will[...]
Annual Plant & Seed Exchange w/special guests The Giant Pumpkin Growers Association 6:30 pm
Annual Plant & Seed Exchange w/special guests The Giant Pumpkin Growers Association @ Murray Park Pavillion #5
Apr 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Take advantage of this fun annual event to try new varieties of plants for your home and garden! We have a special treat this year. The Giant Pumpkin Growers Association will be sharing how they[...]
Creating Waterwise Parkstrips 6:30 pm
Creating Waterwise Parkstrips @ Conservation Garden Park
Apr 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 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,[...]
USU Urban Homestead Expo 9:00 am
USU Urban Homestead Expo @ Conservation Garden Park
Apr 20 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Calling all backyard gardeners, urban homesteaders, and hobby farmers! Do you want to step up your sustainability game? Interested in moving beyond tomatoes and peppers in your garden? Come to the Backyard Homestead Expo at[...]
Soil Basics with Celia Bell 10:00 am
Soil Basics with Celia Bell @ Grateful Tomato Garden
Apr 20 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
The heart of your garden is the soil.   Your plants’ health and productivity are directly related to the characteristics of your soil, themicro-organisms that live in it, and the organic matter available to them as[...]
All About Kitchen Herbs 2:00 pm
All About Kitchen Herbs @ Turn Community Services
Apr 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Kitchen herbs can be so versatile; they can spice up a dish, soothe a sore throat, or invoke a sense of relaxation. Come learn the beginning steps to expand your gardening knowledge to include growing[...]
Fruit Tree Grafting 6:00 pm
Fruit Tree Grafting @ Conservation Garden Park
Apr 24 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Learn the art of fruit tree grafting in this hands-on workshop. Class participants will learn the background and skills necessary to graft and then graft two apple trees to take home. Choose from modern and[...]
Waterwise Tree and Shrub Tour 10:00 am
Waterwise Tree and Shrub Tour @ Conservation Garden Park
Apr 27 @ 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. Not all trees and shrubs are created equal,[...]
Work Day – Gilgal Garden 8:00 am
Work Day – Gilgal Garden @ Gilgal Garden
Apr 30 @ 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.