Events & Classes

  • Kids

    Nature Detectives: A Bug's Life

    Saturday, August 6   10:00AM - 12:00PM

    Registration Required

    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 a creative project to take home. Each child should bring a water bottle, sunscreen, and wear comfortable walking shoes. Bring your kids to unearth the world of bugs (the good, the bad and the beautiful!) and learn why these little critters are a vital part of our environment. All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. The lesson will be most appropriate for children ages 7 to 12. Register children only. Led by: Karen Eaton - Conservation Garden Park Class held in the Education Center: 8275 S. 1300 W. in West Jordan, UT Registration is required for admittance to this event.

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  • Workshop

    Work & Learn: Summer Planting

    Saturday, August 6   10:00AM - 12:00PM

    Registration Required

    Would you like to learn the best techniques for planting? Come get 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 own yard. Bring gloves and dress for the great outdoors (we provide the tools). Group size is limited, so register early.

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  • Class

    Creating Waterwise Parkstrips

    Saturday, August 13   9:00AM - 10:30AM

    Registration Required

    Hot, dry and walked on frequently, parkstrips can be difficult to design. This class will focus on techniques to create beautiful waterwise parkstrips, including plants that will thrive in these tough sites. Instructor: Shaun Moser - Conservation Garden Park Class held in the Education Center: 8275 S. 1300 W. in West Jordan, UT Registration is required for admittance to this event.

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  • Kids

    Nature Detectives: Smarty Plants

    Saturday, August 13   10:00AM - 12:00PM

    Registration Required

    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 a creative project to take home. Each child should bring a water bottle, sunscreen, and wear comfortable walking shoes. In this class, detectives will discover how intelligent plants have survived for centuries by storing water, growing deep roots, developing fuzzy leaves and many other ingenious adaptations! All children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. The lesson will be most appropriate for children ages 7 to 12. Register children only. Led by: Karen Eaton - Conservation Garden Park Class held in the Education Center: 8275 S. 1300 W. in West Jordan, UT Registration is required for admittance to this event.

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  • Tour

    Waterwise Trees and Shrubs Tour

    Saturday, August 13   10:00AM - 12:00PM

    Registration Required

    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 Meet in the main plaza. Registration is required for admittance to this event.

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  • Event

    Party in the Park 2016

    Saturday, August 20   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 the Conservation Garden Park. Enter at: 8215 S. 1300 W. in West Jordan, UT

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  • Class

    Fruit Tree Budding Class with USU Extension

    Wednesday, August 24   6:30PM - 8:00PM

    Registration Required

    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, and usefulness to the hobbyist. In this fun and hands-on workshop, each participant will receive two apple rootstocks and fruit scion wood to bud together and take home to grow. Apple wood will be used in this course, however, the techniques described will work for many fruit and ornamental plants. You will be able to bud and take home 2 trees. Please join us for this fun, hands-on workshop and learn the technique of budding! This event is open to the public, but also counts for a Working Lab event for Salt Lake County Master Gardeners. •20 spots •Cost: $20 Please contact Tessa Groff with USU Extension for any questions on registration tessa.groff@usu.edu 385-468-4824

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  • Workshop

    Work & Learn: Retrofitting a Drip Irrigation System

    Saturday, September 3   10:00AM - 12:00PM

    Registration Required

    Changing out sprinklers to drip systems is easier than you might think. During the event, you'll help retrofit a spray system to a drip system in the Garden. Along the way, you’ll receive expert instruction while learning effective techniques to use in your own yard. Bring gloves and dress for the great outdoors (we provide the tools). Group size is limited, so register early. Meet in the main plaza of the Garden. Class held in the Education Center: 8275 S. 1300 W. in West Jordan, UT Registration is required for admittance to this event.

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  • Class

    Creating Waterwise Parkstrips

    Thursday, September 8   6:30PM - 8:00PM

    Registration Required

    Hot, dry and walked on frequently, parkstrips can be difficult to design. This class will focus on techniques to create beautiful waterwise parkstrips, including plants that will thrive in these tough sites. Instructor: Shaun Moser - Conservation Garden Park Class held in the Education Center: 8275 S. 1300 W. in West Jordan, UT Registration is required for admittance to this event.

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  • Class

    Localscapes University

    Saturday, September 10   9:00AM - 1:00PM

    Registration Required

    Do you want a landscape that works for Utah? Localscapes is landscaping for where you live. Let the localscape approach help you design a gorgeous yard that saves you time and money. In this class you'll learn how to create a localscape in your own yard. Class held in the Education Center: 8275 S. 1300 W. in West Jordan, UT Registration is required for admittance to this event.

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  • Class

    Turning Over Your Garden: Fall Time Yard and Garden Care

    Saturday, September 17   9:00AM - 10:30AM

    Registration Required

    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 Class held in the Education Center: 8275 S. 1300 W. in West Jordan, UT Registration is required for admittance to this event.

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  • Tour

    Waterwise Perennials Tour

    Saturday, September 17   10:00AM - 12:00PM

    Registration Required

    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 Class held in the Education Center: 8275 S. 1300 W. in West Jordan, UT Registration is required for admittance to this event.

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  • Workshop

    Work & Learn: Bulb Planting

    Saturday, October 1   10:00AM - 12:00PM

    Registration Required

    Would you like more experience planting bulbs? Come get 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 own yard. Bring gloves and dress for the great outdoors (we provide the tools). Group size is limited, so register early.

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Conservation Garden Park

801-256-4400
8275 South 1300 West
West Jordan, Utah 84088

Apr

8 - 6:30pm
Mon-Sat

May-Aug

8 - 8pm
Mon-Sat

Sep-Oct

8 - 6:30pm
Mon-Sat

Nov-Mar

8 - 5pm
Mon-Fri

Closed July 4th