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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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Work Day – Murray Senior Center 8:00 am
Work Day – Murray Senior Center @ Murray Senior Center
Jul 1 @ 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
Jul 2 @ 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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Work Day – Murray Senior Center 8:00 am
Work Day – Murray Senior Center @ Murray Senior Center
Jul 8 @ 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.
Growing Lavender 6:00 pm
Growing Lavender @ Red Butte Garden
Jul 8 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Lavender is a tough, dependable woody perennial that will last for many years under the right conditions. Because of its Mediterranean origin, lavender loves blazing hot sun and dry soil — perfect for Utah garden.[...]
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Work Day – Gilgal Garden 8:00 am
Work Day – Gilgal Garden @ Gilgal Garden
Jul 9 @ 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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FOLLOW THE WILDFLOWERS 5:30 pm
FOLLOW THE WILDFLOWERS @ Red Butte Garden
Jul 10 @ 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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Creating Waterwise Park Strips 6:30 pm
Creating Waterwise Park Strips @ Conservation Garden Park
Jul 11 @ 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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Localscapes Design Workshop 9:00 am
Localscapes Design Workshop @ Conservation Garden Park
Jul 13 @ 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 details[...]
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Work Day – Murray Senior Center 8:00 am
Work Day – Murray Senior Center @ Murray Senior Center
Jul 15 @ 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
Jul 16 @ 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.
Preserving Fresh Herbs 6:00 pm
Preserving Fresh Herbs @ Red Butte Garden
Jul 16 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
You know how much flavor the fresh herbs you grow add to your summer meals. But did you know that through proper harvesting and preservation techniques, you can enjoy the essence of that flavor and[...]
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Work and Learn: Lavender Care 6:00 pm
Work and Learn: Lavender Care
Jul 18 @ 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[...]
Member Mtg – Vertical Gardening 6:30 pm
Member Mtg – Vertical Gardening @ Salt Lake County Government Center - North Bldg rm 4N850
Jul 18 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Create a living wall! Have you seen the vertical garden displays at the Home and Garden show or the Conservation Garden Park and wondered how they do it? Cynthia Bee from the Conservation Garden Park[...]
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Fall and Winter Veggie Gardening
Fall and Winter Veggie Gardening
Jul 20 all-day
For more details and to register, visit the Wasatch Community Gardens website: https://wasatchgardens.org/workshop-list
Sowing Fall Crops
Sowing Fall Crops
Jul 20 all-day
For more details and to register, visit the Wasatch Community Gardens website: https://wasatchgardens.org/workshop-list
Localscapes Irrigation Workshop 9:00 am
Localscapes Irrigation Workshop @ Conservation Garden Park
Jul 20 @ 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[...]
Outdoor Succulent Garden Workshop 10:30 am
Outdoor Succulent Garden Workshop @ Cactus and Tropicals
Jul 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Join us to learn the basics of selecting and creating a beautiful outdoor succulent garden. Class will include succulent care instructions, design concepts and actual hands on experience of creating a succulent garden. For more[...]
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Work Day – Murray Senior Center 8:00 am
Work Day – Murray Senior Center @ Murray Senior Center
Jul 22 @ 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
Jul 23 @ 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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Waterwise Perennials Tour 10:00 am
Waterwise Perennials Tour @ Conservation Garden Park
Jul 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. Find out what’s blooming in our Garden and[...]
Work and Learn: Switching to Drip 10:00 am
Work and Learn: Switching to Drip @ Conservation Garden Park
Jul 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
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 to convert your planting beds[...]
Terrarium Workshop 10:30 am
Terrarium Workshop @ Cactus and Tropicals
Jul 27 @ 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
Jul 29 @ 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
Jul 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.
Perennials: Late Summer and Fall Bloomers 6:00 pm
Perennials: Late Summer and Fall Bloomers @ Red Butte Garden
Jul 30 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
You shopped for perennials in the spring and purchased plants based on the beautiful blooms currently on display but forgot to consider your garden design for late summer and fall. Proper planning can give you[...]
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FOLLOW THE WILDFLOWERS 5:30 pm
FOLLOW THE WILDFLOWERS @ Red Butte Garden
Jul 31 @ 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[...]
Water Features for the Home Garden 6:30 pm
Water Features for the Home Garden @ Red Butte Garden
Jul 31 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Soothing sound, cooling effect, and providing habitat for wildlife are all reasons to consider adding water to your garden. A water garden can be as simple as a waterproof container with a small pump or[...]