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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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2019 Tomato Days Dine Around 9:00 am
2019 Tomato Days Dine Around @ Varies
Aug 15 @ 9:00 am – Sep 15 @ 10:00 pm
Participating restaurants for provide a delicious heirloom tomato-themed dish to support our work to empower people of all ages and incomes to grow and eat healthy, organic, local food. Wasatch Community Gardens received nearly $5,000.00[...]
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Work Day – Murray Senior Center 8:00 am
Work Day – Murray Senior Center @ Murray Senior Center
Sep 2 @ 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
Sep 3 @ 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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Localscapes University 9:00 am
Localscapes University @ Conservation Garden Park
Sep 7 @ 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 Tomato Sandwich Party 11:00 am
2019 Tomato Sandwich Party @ Grateful Tomato Garden
Sep 7 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Bring your friends and family and join us at our Annual Tomato Sandwich Party! We’ll be serving delicious (and free!) pesto and heirloom tomato sandwiches. Enjoy live music and take a stroll through our beautiful[...]
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Work Day – Murray Senior Center 8:00 am
Work Day – Murray Senior Center @ Murray Senior Center
Sep 9 @ 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
Sep 10 @ 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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Creating Waterwise Park Strips 6:30 pm
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,[...]
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Immersive Learning: Fall Landscaping 10:00 am
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[...]
Microgreens and Sprouting 10:00 am
Microgreens and Sprouting
Sep 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Come celebrate the end of Eat Local Week by letting the expert staff from Mountain Valley Seed, aka True Leaf Market, teach you the techniques for growing flavor-packed microgreens, which are teeny tiny baby vegetables[...]
Waterwise Perennial Tour 10:00 am
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[...]
Making the Most of the Fall Garden 10:30 am
Making the Most of the Fall Garden @ Cactus and Tropicals
Sep 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
We will be sharing ideas and tips on how to make the most out of fall in the garden. This class will be filled with ideas for planting, preparing for winter and maybe even a[...]
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Work Day – Murray Senior Center 8:00 am
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.
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Work Day – Gilgal Garden 8:00 am
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.
Horticulture Spotlight Series: Tips for Attracting and Retaining Beneficials 6:30 pm
Horticulture Spotlight Series: Tips for Attracting and Retaining Beneficials @ Red Butte Garden
Sep 17 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
For details or to register, visit Eventbrite page: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/horticulture-spotlight-seriestips-for-attracting-and-retaining-beneficial-insects-to-your-yard-and-tickets-60952386228?aff=ebdssbdestsearch
Tips for Attracting and Retaining Beneficial Insects to Your Yard 6:30 pm
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[...]
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Terrariums with Jodi 7:00 pm
Terrariums with Jodi @ Thyme and Place
Sep 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Terrarium classes with Jodi Mardesich Smith are back! Learn all about building, pruning and caring for terrariums from Salt Lake’s expert. Jodi has more than a decade’s experience with these mini gardens in glass and[...]
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Member Mtg – Tree Identification & Fall Gardening Tips 6:30 pm
Member Mtg – Tree Identification & Fall Gardening Tips @ Contact Organizer for Details
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.
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Localscapes Design Workshop 9:00 am
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[...]
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Work Day – Murray Senior Center 8:00 am
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.
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Work Day – Gilgal Garden 8:00 am
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.
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Localscapes Irrigation Workshop 9:00 am
Localscapes Irrigation Workshop @ Conservation Garden Park
Sep 28 @ 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[...]
Terrarium Workshop 10:30 am
Terrarium Workshop @ Cactus and Tropicals
Sep 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Join us and create a terrarium while getting hands on guidance. Learn tips and tricks to make your miniature garden successful. Discover all the factors that go into balancing this miniature ecosystem while building a[...]
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Work Day – Murray Senior Center 8:00 am
Work Day – Murray Senior Center @ Murray Senior Center
Sep 30 @ 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.