Events at the Garden

See what's coming up at the Conservation Garden Park.
For Kids

Nature Detectives: Birds of a Feather

Wednesday, July 8 from 10:00AM-12:00PM

In these fun and exciting classes kids will discover nature using their intelligence and imagination while strengthening their connection to the outdoor world! Every class includes hands-on indoor and outdoor activities and... learn more

Weekly Tour

Waterwise Garden Tour

Wednesday, July 8 from 7:00PM-8:00PM

Gorgeous waterwise yards are possible! On this small group tour you’ll see examples of attractive waterwise gardens and learn how to increase the beauty and water savings of your own landscape. The tour starts at the Education... learn more

Volunteer Event

Work & Learn - Lavender Care

Saturday, July 11 from 10:00AM-12:00PM

Would you like to learn how to care for your lavender? How do you cut them back? How do you get the maximum bloom out of them? Come put dirt on your hands and a smile on your face as you work alongside our gardeners! You’ll... learn more

For Kids

Nature Detectives: Water, Water, Everywhere

Wednesday, July 15 from 10:00AM-12:00PM

In these fun and exciting classes kids will discover nature using their intelligence and imagination while strengthening their connection to the outdoor world! Every class includes hands-on indoor and outdoor activities and... learn more

Weekly Tour

Waterwise Garden Tour

Wednesday, July 15 from 7:00PM-8:00PM

Gorgeous waterwise yards are possible! On this small group tour you’ll see examples of attractive waterwise gardens and learn how to increase the beauty and water savings of your own landscape. The tour starts at the Education... learn more

FREE Landscape Class

Best Kept Secrets of Lawn Care

Thursday, July 16 from 6:30PM-8:00PM

Become the envy of your neighborhood! Find out little-known secrets that will improve the color and health of your grass. >> >> Instructor: Katie Wagner - Salt Lake County Extension >> >> This class will be held in the Education... learn more

For Kids

Tree Utah: Terrific Trees

Friday, July 17 from 10:00AM-11:15AM

Introduce your pre-school aged child to the wonders of the natural world! Explore the fascinating world of trees! Participants will explore the fascinating world of trees and learn about the different parts of a tree as they... learn more

FREE Landscape Class

Do It Yourself: Sprinkler Systems

Saturday, July 18 from 9:00AM-10:00AM

Sprinkler systems can be confusing to design and install. This special hands-on class will demonstrate everything you need to know about building your own irrigation system. >> >> Instructor: Clifton Smith - Conservation Garden... learn more

For Kids

Tree Utah: Nature Journaling

Saturday, July 18 from 10:00AM-12:00PM

Explore the sights and sounds of the Conservation Garden Park. Classes will be filled with hands-on activities, nature arts and crafts, and discovery for kids age 7-12. Participants will practice their observation skills... learn more

Special Tour

Waterwise Perennials Tour

Saturday, July 18 from 10:00AM-11:00AM

Find out what’s blooming in our Garden! We’ll show you the flowers we love best and why they do well along the Wasatch Front. Wear walking shoes and bring sun protection. >> >> Led by: Conservation Garden Park Staff >> >> This... learn more

FREE Landscape Class

Do It Yourself: Drip Systems

Saturday, July 18 from 10:30AM-12:00PM

Are you confused about drip systems? With so many styles and parts, it’s hard to know where to start. During this hands-on class, you’ll find out how to install and maintain a drip system in your own yard. >> >> Instructor:... learn more

Weekly Tour

Waterwise Garden Tour

Wednesday, July 22 from 7:00PM-8:00PM

Gorgeous waterwise yards are possible! On this small group tour you’ll see examples of attractive waterwise gardens and learn how to increase the beauty and water savings of your own landscape. The tour starts at the Education... learn more

Weekly Tour

Waterwise Garden Tour

Wednesday, July 29 from 7:00PM-8:00PM

Gorgeous waterwise yards are possible! On this small group tour you’ll see examples of attractive waterwise gardens and learn how to increase the beauty and water savings of your own landscape. The tour starts at the Education... learn more

For Kids

Tree Utah: Amazing Bees

Friday, July 31 from 10:00AM-11:15AM

Introduce your pre-school aged child to the wonders of the natural world! Bees are amazing creatures. Find out what happens inside a beehive, how bees make honey and why we need bees in the garden. >> >> This class will be held... learn more

Volunteer Event

Work & Learn - Summer Planting

Saturday, August 1 from 10:00AM-12:00PM

Would you like to learn the best techniques for planting? Come put dirt on your hands and a smile on your face as you work alongside our gardeners! You’ll receive expert instruction while learning effective techniques to... learn more

USU Extension Class

Fruit Tree Budding

Monday, August 3 from 6:30PM-8:00PM

Budding is a type of grafting and is a propagation technique used by plant and fruit producers to put desirable trees on hardy roots.  Budding can also be practiced by the home gardener and can be a source of pleasure, satisfaction... learn more

Weekly Tour

Waterwise Garden Tour

Wednesday, August 5 from 7:00PM-8:00PM

Gorgeous waterwise yards are possible! On this small group tour you’ll see examples of attractive waterwise gardens and learn how to increase the beauty and water savings of your own landscape. The tour starts at the Education... learn more

For Kids

Tree Utah: Wet and Wild Water

Friday, August 7 from 10:00AM-11:15AM

Introduce your pre-school aged child to the wonders of the natural world! Discover the properties of water through experimentation and fun. >> >> This class will be held at Conservation Garden Park at 8275 S. 1300 W., West Jordan... learn more

For Kids

Tree Utah: Map Making

Saturday, August 8 from 10:00AM-12:00PM

Explore the sights and sounds of the Conservation Garden Park. Classes will be filled with hands-on activities, nature arts and crafts, and discovery for kids age 7-12. Learn map making skills and create detailed maps of... learn more

For Kids

Nature Detectives: A Bug's Life

Wednesday, August 12 from 10:00AM-12:00PM

In these fun and exciting classes kids will discover nature using their intelligence and imagination while strengthening their connection to the outdoor world! Every class includes hands-on indoor and outdoor activities and... learn more

Weekly Tour

Waterwise Garden Tour

Wednesday, August 12 from 7:00PM-8:00PM

Gorgeous waterwise yards are possible! On this small group tour you’ll see examples of attractive waterwise gardens and learn how to increase the beauty and water savings of your own landscape. The tour starts at the Education... learn more

Special Tour

Waterwise Trees and Shrubs Tour

Saturday, August 15 from 10:00AM-11:00AM

Not all trees and shrubs are created equal. On this unique Garden tour find out which trees and shrubs are best suited to Utah’s climate. Wear walking shoes and bring sun protection. >> >> Led by: Conservation Garden Park Staff >> >> This... learn more

Garden Fair

Party in the Park 2015

Saturday, August 15 from 4:00PM-7:00PM

Celebrate summertime at the Conservation Garden Park with fun for the whole family! Enjoy butterfly releases, great food, live bands, kids' crafts, scavenger hunt, educational exhibits and much more! >> >> Held at Conservation... learn more

For Kids

Nature Detectives: Smarty Plants

Wednesday, August 19 from 10:00AM-12:00PM

In these fun and exciting classes kids will discover nature using their intelligence and imagination while strengthening their connection to the outdoor world! Every class includes hands-on indoor and outdoor activities and... learn more

Weekly Tour

Waterwise Garden Tour

Wednesday, August 19 from 7:00PM-8:00PM

Gorgeous waterwise yards are possible! On this small group tour you’ll see examples of attractive waterwise gardens and learn how to increase the beauty and water savings of your own landscape. The tour starts at the Education... learn more

For Kids

Tree Utah: Nature Sleuths

Friday, August 21 from 10:00AM-11:15AM

Introduce your pre-school aged child to the wonders of the natural world! Learn about our senses and practice using them to better understand nature. >> >> This class will be held at Conservation Garden Park at 8275 S. 1300... learn more

Weekly Tour

Waterwise Garden Tour

Wednesday, August 26 from 7:00PM-8:00PM

Gorgeous waterwise yards are possible! On this small group tour you’ll see examples of attractive waterwise gardens and learn how to increase the beauty and water savings of your own landscape. The tour starts at the Education... learn more

FREE Landscape Class

How to Keep Bees in Your Backyard

Saturday, September 5 from 9:00AM-10:30AM

Come and learn what it takes to keep bees in your backyard. This class will cover the basics of bee care, how to harvest honey and where to find the best information as you begin beekeeping. >> >> Instructor: Chris Rodesch -... learn more

Volunteer Event

Work & Learn - Dividing Perennial Plants

Saturday, September 5 from 10:00AM-12:00PM

Would you like to learn how to divide perennials? Come put dirt on your hands and a smile on your face as you work alongside our gardeners! You’ll receive expert instruction while learning effective techniques to use in your... learn more

FREE Landscape Class

Turning Over Your Garden: Fall Time Yard and Garden Care

Saturday, September 12 from 9:00AM-10:30AM

Perplexed about what to do with your garden in the fall? Find out how to put your yard to bed for the winter from a local horticulture expert. >> >> Instructor: Katie Wagner - Salt Lake County Extension >> >> This class will be... learn more

Special Tour

Waterwise Perennials Tour

Saturday, September 19 from 10:00AM-11:00AM

Find out what’s blooming in our Garden! We’ll show you the flowers we love best and why they do well along the Wasatch Front. Wear walking shoes and bring sun protection. >> >> Led by: Conservation Garden Park Staff >> >> This... learn more

FREE Landscape Class

Design a Beautiful Spring Bulb Garden

Thursday, October 1 from 6:30PM-8:00PM

Find out how to get the most out of your spring bulbs. Learn which bulbs do well in Utah, where to find the best bulbs and how to make them into a cohesive display that will add color to your spring garden. >> >> Instructor:... learn more

Volunteer Event

Work & Learn - Planting Spring Bulbs

Saturday, October 3 from 10:00AM-12:00PM

Would you like more experience planting bulbs? Come put dirt on your hands and a smile on your face as you work alongside our gardeners! You’ll receive expert instruction while learning effective techniques to use in your... learn more