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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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USU Tomato Grafting Workshop 9:00 am
USU Tomato Grafting Workshop @ Conservation Garden Park
May 2 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
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,[...]
USU Tomato Grafting Workshop 12:30 pm
USU Tomato Grafting Workshop @ Conservation Garden Park
May 2 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 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,[...]
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Trees and Shrubs for Residential Landscapes 6:00 pm
Trees and Shrubs for Residential Landscapes @ Red Butte Garden
May 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Wednesdays, May 6 – 27 @ 6-8:30PM Evergreen and deciduous trees and shrubs are the backbone of the landscape and making the right selections for your garden is key to being successful and creating the[...]
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Gardening in Containers 6:30 pm
Gardening in Containers @ Red Butte Garden
May 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
THURSDAYS, MAY 7 & 14 6:30 – 8:30PM Gardening in containers can transform your balcony, deck, or patio into more than just barbeque space. Learn how to create a soothing outdoor retreat by adding containers[...]
Waterwise Tree and Shrub Tour 6:30 pm
Waterwise Tree and Shrub Tour @ Conservation Garden Park
May 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 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…
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Wasatch Community Gardens Spring Plant Sale 8:00 am
Wasatch Community Gardens Spring Plant Sale @ Rowland Hall
May 9 @ 8:00 am – 1:00 pm
Huge variety of tomatoes, including dwarf varieties A large selection of annual vegetables, edible perennials, and organic herbs Seed potatoes and onion starts Compost by the bag Plant experts supplied by Utah State University’s Master[...]
Creating Waterwise Park Strips 9:00 am
Creating Waterwise Park Strips @ Conservation Garden Park
May 9 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
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…
Red Butte Garden Spring Plant Sale 9:00 am
Red Butte Garden Spring Plant Sale @ Red Butte Garden
May 9 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
The Garden offers an impressive selection of herbs, specialty annuals, vegetables, sun and shade perennials, ornamental grasses, roses, vines, shrubs, conifers, trees, and the best selection of heirloom vegetables, native and water-wise plants you’ll find[...]
Waterwise Perennials Tour 11:00 am
Waterwise Perennials Tour @ Conservation Garden Park
May 9 @ 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
Planning a Localscape? Join us for these plant focused tours of the garden and find out which perennial flowers we recommend. Wear walking shoes and bring sun protection. Learn More…
Utah Iris Society Early Iris Show 1:00 pm
Utah Iris Society Early Iris Show @ Sugar House Garden Center
May 9 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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Crystals and Succulants 7:00 pm
Crystals and Succulants @ Synchronicities-Light Energy Gift Emporium
May 9 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Spring is in the air! We are bringing together two wonderful elements of Mother Earth. Succulents and Crystals. Come out and make a beautiful succulent & crystal planter. This class will include a basic pot[...]
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Perennials: Spring and Summer Bloomers 6:00 pm
Perennials: Spring and Summer Bloomers @ Red Butte Garden
May 12 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
TUESDAYS, MAY 12 – 26 @ 6 – 8:30PM Walk the aisles of any garden center in spring, and you’ll find yourself in the midst of a cornucopia of scent and color. The sign says[...]
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Evening Exploration Garden Tour: Session 1 6:00 pm
Evening Exploration Garden Tour: Session 1 @ Red Butte Garden
May 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Join one of our knowledgable Garden guides for an exploration of what’s blooming throughout the Garden, and to see how it changes throughout the seasons. Learn More…
Immersive Learning Container Gardening 6:30 pm
Immersive Learning Container Gardening @ Conservation Garden Park
May 14 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Flowerpots add to the beauty of any landscape. Come learn the basics on how to design, plant, and maintain them throughout the year. Immersive Learning classes are action-oriented and take place in the Conservation Garden[...]
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Introduction to Localscapes 9:00 am
Introduction to Localscapes @ Conservation Garden Park
May 16 @ 9:00 am – 10:30 am
You’ve heard about Localscapes, but don’t know if this approach is right for you? Start here! Attending this class before Localscapes University is recommended if you are unfamiliar with the Localscapes concepts, but not required.[...]
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Immersive Learning: Planting 6:30 pm
Immersive Learning: Planting @ Conservation Garden Park
May 21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Our staff will demonstrate how to plant, water, and maintain new trees, shrubs and perennials in the landscape to get them off to their best start. Immersive Learning classes are action-oriented and take place in[...]
Tour of Little Confluence along the Jordan Trail 6:30 pm
Tour of Little Confluence along the Jordan Trail @ Little Confluence
May 21 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Little Confluence is one of our community service projects and is headed by Jerry Milne. Join us as Jerry takes us on a tour of the Little Confluence open space and shows us the fruits[...]
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Utah Iris Society Late Iris Show 1:00 pm
Utah Iris Society Late Iris Show @ Sugar House Garden Center
May 23 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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Immersive Learning: Switch2Drip 6:30 pm
Immersive Learning: Switch2Drip @ Conservation Garden Park
May 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Our staff will demonstrate the process of converting a planting bed that is watered by spray heads to drip irrigation. Immersive Learning classes are action-oriented and take place in the Conservation Garden Park. Learn through[...]
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Localscapes University 9:00 am
Localscapes University @ Conservation Garden Park
May 30 @ 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[...]
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