3 Ways to Enjoy the Garden at Home

  • Over the past two years, our entire staff has worked diligently to make the information, ideas and classes available at the Conservation Garden Park—available to you at home too. Many of our social media followers and busy locals haven’t had the chance to see the Garden in person, so we’ve been working to bring the Garden and its resources to you whenever you need it.

  • Virtual Tours

    If you click over to the “visit” tab on the website, then the “what to see” option, the updated Garden map will appear which now includes icons that lead to quick video tours of Garden highlights. See the tours here: Virtual Tour Map. Even if you’ve been to the Garden previously, the tours provide some insider information that will help you better use the exhibits in the Garden to create transformation in your own landscapes. We’ve also added the Virtual Tour Videos to our YouTube channel on the “tours” playlist.

  • Garden Classes

    As in person classes have been limited the past two seasons, #ThanksCovid, our team transitioned to online classes and webinars. During the 2021 class season, our team presented several new classes intended to help solve the challenges homeowners were experiencing as they attempted to apply the lessons of the Garden to their own yards. Each of these webinars were recorded and shared on our YouTube channel under the “Classes” playlist. (link) While the online classes aren’t quite as much fun as real classes at the Garden, they enable homeowners to get the information they need, exactly when they need it. 

  • Online Courses

    For those who are ready to make significant landscape changes, the Localscapes method class series, taught by the Conservation Garden Park staff, is also available on-demand free courses. The courses meet the education requirements for the rebate programs offered through Utah Water Savers

    Through the double whammy of pandemic and drought, we’ve seen a huge increase in interest for all projects that produce more water-efficient landscapes. But park strip flipping? That is THE hot landscape trend in Utah right now. Of course, the rebates for flipping available in many parts of the State have certainly made this project more appealing. Our “Creating Waterwise Park Strips” class serves as the educational component required for the maximum rebate through the Utah Water Savers program. You can access it here: Creating Waterwise Park Strips

    We recommend taking any of the Localscapes class series to help as needed through your project planning process. However, the Localscapes University is the class you’ll need to fulfill the education requirement of that grant program. Localscapes University

    The full slate of online course offerings, from idea through implementation, can be accessed here: Localscapes Online Courses