Events & Classes

Live Webinar

Fruit Tree Pruning

Saturday, February 4   9:00AM - 10:30AM

Registration Required

Learn the best pruning techniques to produce great fruit in your own backyard!

Fruit trees are healthier and produce more when correctly pruned. Learn how to get the most from your fruit trees during this online webinar.

Taught by: Katie Wagner - Utah State University Extension

A link for the Webex webinar will be provided via email before the class starts.

Registration is required for admittance to this webinar and to receive the link.

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Live Webinar

Rethinking Lawn

Thursday, February 23   6:00PM - 7:30PM

Registration Required

Let's rethink what it means to have a lawn and discuss sustainable solutions for the future.

Grassy lawns have been a part of our landscapes for hundreds of years but they take a substantial amount of resources in their current form. In this class we will rethink what it means to have a lawn in the intermountain west and talk about what it means to have a sustainable lawn in the future.

We will discuss drought resilient lawns, eco-lawn mixes, lawn alternatives, and how to make these changes in your own yard.

Taught by Conservation Garden Park staff.

A link for the Webex webinar will be provided via email before the class starts.

Registration is required for admittance to this webinar and to receive the link.

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Workshop

Work and Learn: Pruning

Saturday, February 25   11:00AM - 12:30PM

Registration Required

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 gloves and dress for the great outdoors (we provide the tools). Group size is limited, so register early.

Practice your pruning skills in our garden. We’ll provide instruction on different pruning styles and plant types and then spend some time pruning in the garden.

This class will meet in the Education Center at Conservation Garden Park.

Registration is required for admittance to this event.

*This class may be subject to cancellation based on weather conditions.

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Live Webinar

Flip Your Strip and Side Yard

Thursday, March 2   6:00PM - 7:30PM

Registration Required

Learn the best techniques to add curb appeal and save water by removing non-functional lawn from your landscape.

This webinar focuses on best practices to save water through appropriate watering, plant selection, and planned maintenance. We will begin by teaching you how to identify non-functional areas of lawn in your landscape then cover the steps to flip it into a beautiful water efficient landscape.

This webinar will go over the requirements for the Landscape Incentive Program. This includes the following types of projects:
Park Strips
Side Yards
Other Small Landscape Projects

If you plan to undertake a larger landscape project like a full yard or front/backyard project we also recommend taking Localscapes University.

Taught by Conservation Garden Park staff.

A link for the Webex webinar will be provided via email.

Registration is required for admittance to this webinar and to receive the link.

For more information about water conservation program incentives available in your area please visit utahwatersavers.com

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Live Webinar

Localscapes University

Saturday, March 4   9:00AM - 11:00AM

Registration Required

Congratulations! You've decided to Localscape! This 2-hour webinar 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 landscape layout, an overview of irrigation, and planting bed basics.

This class will go over the requirements for the Landscape Incentive Program for larger projects like:

Full Landscape Projects
Partial Landscape Projects (front yard or backyard)

If you plan to undertake a smaller landscape project like a park strip or side yard we also recommend taking the Flip Your Strip and Side Yard class.

If you are unfamiliar with Localscapes, we recommend taking Introduction to Localscapes online first, which will help you determine if Localscaping is right for you.

Introduction to Localscapes

Taught by Conservation Garden Park staff.

A link for the Webex webinar will be provided via email before the class starts.

Registration is required for admittance to this webinar and to receive the link.

For more information about water conservation program incentives available in your area please visit utahwatersavers.com

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Live Webinar

Common Utah Weeds and How to Control Them

Thursday, March 9   6:00PM - 7:30PM

Registration Required

Are weeds winning the battle over your yard? Spring is one of the best times to get ahead on weed control for the upcoming year.

This webinar will cover organic, mechanical, and chemical methods of weed control and best practices of Integrated Pest Management (IPM).

Taught by Conservation Garden Park Staff.

A link for the Webex webinar will be provided via email before the class starts.

Registration is required for admittance to this webinar and to receive the link.

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In-Person Class

Immersive Learning: Spring Landscaping

Saturday, March 11   11:00AM - 12:30PM

Registration Required

Learn which early season landscaping tasks are the most important and the best way to accomplish them.

Immersive Learning classes are action-oriented and take place in the Conservation Garden Park. Learn through observation as our expert staff teach landscaping techniques and activities by demonstrating how the work is best accomplished. Plan to be outdoors and come prepared to ask questions.

Join us out in the Localscapes exhibit at Conservation Garden Park as our staff teaches the best techniques to clean up and prepare a Localscape to look it's best.

Taught by Conservation Garden Park staff.

This class will meet in the Education Center at Conservation Garden Park.

Registration is required for admittance to this event.

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Kids/Family Class

Nature in the City: Bird Walk

Saturday, March 11   1:00PM - 2:00PM

Registration Required

Join Tracy Aviary educators at Conservation Garden Park in West Jordan for Nature in the City, a series of events full of fun, family-centered crafts and activities.

Saturday, March 11th: Bird Walk

Join Tracy Aviary educators on a guided bird walk to discover the fantastic birds you can find in your own backyard! Binoculars and bird guides will be provided.

Registration is required for each Nature in the City class you plan on attending.

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Live Webinar

Waterwise Vegetable Gardening

Thursday, March 16   6:00PM - 7:00PM

Registration Required

Learn the right way to grow healthy, nutritious vegetables while conserving water at the same time. This webinar will cover techniques to be as water efficient as possible when installing and maintaining a vegetable garden.

Taught by: Conservation Garden Park Staff

A link for the Webex webinar will be provided via email.

Registration is required for admittance to this webinar and to receive the link.

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Workshop

Localscapes: Design Workshop

Saturday, March 18   9:00AM - 12:00PM

Registration Required

Creating a good landscape plan is one of the most important steps to achieving a beautiful and functional landscape. If you’ve taken Localscapes University but want extra help laying out your design, this workshop will get your ideas onto paper. We’ll walk you through a guided design process that covers the elements of a Localscape and the basics of planting bed design without getting into the details like selecting individual plants. Each attendee should leave with a basic Localscapes design drawn to-scale.

Requirements:

1. Attendees are required to have attended a Localscapes University.

2. Attendees must come prepared with a base map of their property drawn to scale

( Base Map Tutorial ).

Taught by Conservation Garden Park staff.

Registration is required for admittance to this event.

This class will meet in the Education Center at Conservation Garden Park.

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Workshop

Localscapes Irrigation Workshop

Saturday, March 25   9:00AM - 12:00PM

Registration Required

If you feel confused or overwhelmed trying to design and install an irrigation system, the Localscapes Irrigation Workshop will teach you everything you need to know to get started. In this hands-on workshop, we’ll show you parts of an irrigation system, how they go together, and when you should use a drip system.

Taught by Conservation Garden Park staff.

Registration is required for admittance to this event.

This class will meet in the Education Center at Conservation Garden Park.

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Live Webinar

Best Trees and Shrubs for Utah

Thursday, March 30   6:00PM - 7:00PM

Registration Required

Join us for this virtual class as we discuss the best types of trees and shrubs for Northern and Central Utah.

Are you planning a Localscape, or just wanting to add a few Utah friendly plants to your landscape? During this webinar we will discuss the top performing trees and shrubs at Conservation Garden Park.

Taught by Conservation Garden Park staff.

A link for the Webex webinar will be provided via email.

Registration is required for admittance to this webinar and to receive the link.

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Live Webinar

Best Perennials and Grasses for Utah

Thursday, April 6   6:00PM - 7:00PM

Registration Required

Join us for this virtual class as we discuss the best types of perennial flowers and ornamental grasses for Northern and Central Utah.

Are you planning a Localscape, or just wanting to add a few Utah friendly plants to your landscape? During this webinar we will discuss the top performing perennial flowers and ornamental grasses at Conservation Garden Park.

Taught by Conservation Garden Park staff.

A link for the Webex webinar will be provided via email.

Registration is required for admittance to this webinar and to receive the link.

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Tour

Conservation Garden Tour

Saturday, April 8   10:00AM - 11:30AM

Registration Required

Come join us for a tour of Conservation Garden Park!

Take a walk with us through Conservation Garden Park and learn how to see landscapes differently. On the tour, we'll visit a number of inspiring exhibits while our guide shares ways to incorporate the concepts demonstrated into your own landscape.

Highlights of the tour include:

Localscapes Exhibit - a 1/4 acre sustainable residential landscape

Park Strip Exhibit - 9 beautiful and water conserving examples

Vegetable Gardens

Pollinator Friendly Landscapes

Waterwise Example Landscapes

Registration is required.

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Kids/Family Class

Nature in the City: Biodiversity Blitz

Saturday, April 8   1:00PM - 2:00PM

Registration Required

Join Tracy Aviary educators at Conservation Garden Park in West Jordan for Nature in the City, a series of events full of fun, family-centered crafts and activities.

Saturday, April 8th: Biodiversity Blitz

Nature is all around us every day. Join Tracy Aviary educators to learn more about the vast biodiversity that we can find in our own backyards and how we can be community scientists.

Registration is required for each Nature in the City class you plan on attending.

Click Here to Register

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Live Webinar

Planting Bed Maintenance

Thursday, April 13   6:00PM - 7:00PM

Registration Required

Join us to learn the best ways to get ahead with your planting bed maintenance.

Planting bed maintenance doesn't have to take a long time or be difficult. This webinar will teach the best practices to maintain beautiful, healthy plants so you have more time to enjoy your landscape.

Taught by Conservation Garden Park staff.

A link for the Webex webinar will be provided via email.

Registration is required for admittance to this webinar and to receive the link.

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In-Person Class

Immersive Learning: Landscape Paths

Saturday, April 15   10:00AM - 11:30AM

Registration Required

Learn the basic skills required to install paths in your landscape.

Immersive Learning classes are action-oriented and take place in the Conservation Garden Park. Learn through observation as our expert staff teach landscaping techniques and activities by demonstrating how the work is best accomplished. Plan to be outdoors and come prepared to ask questions.

Learn the basic skills and techniques required to install paths in your landscape by observing a live demonstration of our staff installing a path at the garden.

Taught by Conservation Garden Park staff.

This class will meet in the Education Center at Conservation Garden Park.

Registration is required for admittance to this event.

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Live Webinar

Basic Irrigation Repairs

Thursday, April 20   6:00PM - 7:00PM

Registration Required

A healthy landscape needs a properly working sprinkler and drip system.

Landscapes in Utah rely on water from irrigation systems during the growing season to look their best. This webinar will focus on how to analyze and repair your irrigation system to make sure it is running efficiently.

Taught by Conservation Garden Park staff.

A link for the Webex webinar will be provided via email.

Registration is required for admittance to this webinar and to receive the link.

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In-Person Class

Localscapes University

Saturday, April 29   9:00AM - 11:30AM

Registration Required

Congratulations! You've decided to Localscape! This in-person class 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 landscape layout, an overview of irrigation, and planting bed basics.

This class will go over the requirements for the Landscape Incentive Program for larger projects like:

Full Landscape Projects
Partial Landscape Projects (front yard or backyard)

If you plan to undertake a smaller landscape project like a park strip or side yard we also recommend taking the Flip Your Strip and Side Yard class.

If you are unfamiliar with Localscapes, we recommend taking Introduction to Localscapes online first, which will help you determine if Localscaping is right for you.

Introduction to Localscapes

Taught by Conservation Garden Park staff.

This class will meet in the Education Center at Conservation Garden Park.

Registration is required for admittance to this event.

For more information about water conservation program incentives available in your area please visit utahwatersavers.com

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In-Person Class

Immersive Learning: Planting

Thursday, May 4   6:00PM - 7:30PM

Registration Required

Proper planting is crucial to the long term health of a plant.

Immersive Learning classes are action-oriented and take place in the Conservation Garden Park. Learn through observation as our expert staff teach landscaping techniques and activities by demonstrating how the work is best accomplished. Plan to be outdoors and come prepared to ask questions.

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.

Taught by Conservation Garden Park staff.

This class will meet in the Education Center at Conservation Garden Park.

Registration is required for admittance to this event.

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In-Person Class

Rainwater Harvesting for Homeowners

Tuesday, May 9   6:30PM - 7:30PM

Registration Required

Learn the best ways to manage storm water on your property.

Managing storm water on your property can decrease pollutants in waterways, increase groundwater recharge, and decrease the chances of water damage to your house. Rain gardens, swales, and barrels can be a fun addition to your landscape that can accomplish all of these things and look great at the same time!

Taught by Conservation Garden Park staff.

This class will meet in the Education Center at Conservation Garden Park.

Registration is required for admittance to this event.

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Workshop

Work and Learn: Switch2Drip

Thursday, May 11   6:00PM - 7:30PM

Registration Required

Come learn how easy it is to switch you sprinkler heads to drip irrigation.

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 gloves and dress for the great outdoors (we provide the tools). Group size is limited, so register early.

Watering with drip irrigation will reduce both water and weeding requirements in your own yard. You'll learn how to switch out your sprinklers to a drip system and help us retrofit an older area of the garden to drip irrigation.

This class will meet in the Education Center at Conservation Garden Park.

Registration is required for admittance to this event.

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In-Person Class

Flip Your Strip and Side Yard

Saturday, May 13   9:00AM - 10:30AM

Registration Required

Learn the best techniques to add curb appeal and save water by removing non-functional lawn from your landscape.

This class focuses on best practices to save water through appropriate watering, plant selection, and planned maintenance. We will begin by teaching you how to identify non-functional areas of lawn in your landscape then cover the steps to flip it into a beautiful water efficient landscape.

This class will go over the requirements for the Landscape Incentive Program. This includes the following types of projects:
Park Strips
Side Yards
Other Small Landscape Projects

If you plan to undertake a larger landscape project like a full yard or front/backyard project we also recommend taking Localscapes University.

Taught by Conservation Garden Park staff.

This class will meet in the Education Center at Conservation Garden Park.

Registration is required for admittance to this event.

For more information about water conservation program incentives available in your area please visit utahwatersavers.com

learn more
Tour

Conservation Garden Tour

Tuesday, May 16   6:00PM - 7:30PM

Registration Required

Come join us for a tour of Conservation Garden Park!

Take a walk with us through Conservation Garden Park and learn how to see landscapes differently. On the tour, we'll visit a number of inspiring exhibits while our guide shares ways to incorporate the concepts demonstrated into your own landscape.

Highlights of the tour include:

Localscapes Exhibit - a 1/4 acre sustainable residential landscape

Park Strip Exhibit - 9 beautiful and water conserving examples

Vegetable Gardens

Pollinator Friendly Landscapes

Waterwise Example Landscapes

Registration is required.

learn more
Workshop

Localscapes: Design Workshop

Thursday, May 18   5:30PM - 8:30PM

Registration Required

Creating a good landscape plan is one of the most important steps to achieving a beautiful and functional landscape. If you’ve taken Localscapes University but want extra help laying out your design, this workshop will get your ideas onto paper. We’ll walk you through a guided design process that covers the elements of a Localscape and the basics of planting bed design without getting into the details like selecting individual plants. Each attendee should leave with a basic Localscapes design drawn to-scale.

Requirements:

1. Attendees are required to have attended a Localscapes University.

2. Attendees must come prepared with a base map of their property drawn to scale

( Base Map Tutorial ).

Taught by Conservation Garden Park staff.

Registration is required for admittance to this event.

This class will meet in the Education Center at Conservation Garden Park.

learn more
Workshop

Localscapes Irrigation Workshop

Thursday, May 25   5:30PM - 8:30PM

Registration Required

If you feel confused or overwhelmed trying to design and install an irrigation system, the Localscapes Irrigation Workshop will teach you everything you need to know to get started. In this hands-on workshop, we’ll show you parts of an irrigation system, how they go together, and when you should use a drip system.

Taught by Conservation Garden Park staff.

Registration is required for admittance to this event.

This class will meet in the Education Center at Conservation Garden Park.

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On-Demand Class

Introduction to Localscapes

On-Demand Class

Registration Required

Introduction to Localscapes is now available online through teachable.com! Take this introductory class at your convenience. Ready to increase the usability and curb appeal of your yard while decreasing your yard work? This class will expose you to the best way to landscape in Utah.

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On-Demand Class

Localscapes University

On-Demand Class

Registration Required

Ready to apply the design framework you learned in Introduction to Localscapes? View an online version of Localscapes University and get started with your project at your convenience. This class will include training in design, irrigation, planting, and maintenance.

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On-Demand Class

Creating Waterwise Park Strips

On-Demand Class

Registration Required

This on-demand class covers everything you need to know to switch your park strip from lawn to waterwise plantings. Join Amanda as she teaches the best park strip plants to use, irrigation essentials (like how to convert an existing sprinkler system to drip), and maintenance techniques that will keep your park strip looking beautiful over time. This class satisfies the requirements for the Flip Your Strip rebate program

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On-Demand Class

Localscapes Design Workshop

On-Demand Class

Registration Required

Now that you have learned the Localscapes process, let our professional team guide you through creating your own design plan in this hands-on design workshop that you can take from home. You will get practical tips and visual examples to help you create the best Localscape for your yard.

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On-Demand Class

Localscapes Irrigation Workshop

On-Demand Class

Registration Required

Learn how to create the most efficient irrigation system for your Localscape from home! In this on-demand workshop, you will get practical tips and visual examples to help you plan and install an irrigation system for your yard.

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Tour

Waterwise Tree and Shrub Tour

Saturday, June 3   9:00AM - 11:00AM

Registration Required

Join us at Conservation Garden Park for these plant focused tours of the garden.

Are you planning a Localscape, or just wanting to add a few Utah friendly plants to your landscape? During this tour we will discuss the top performing trees and shrubs at Conservation Garden Park.

Taught by Conservation Garden Park staff.

This tour will meet in the Education Center at Conservation Garden Park.

Registration is required for admittance to this event.

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Tour

Waterwise Perennials Tour

Saturday, June 10   9:00AM - 11:00AM

Registration Required

Join us for this tour as we discuss the best types of perennial flowers and ornamental grasses for Northern and Central Utah.

Are you planning a Localscape, or just wanting to add a few Utah friendly plants to your landscape? During this tour we will discuss the top performing perennials and ornamental grasses at Conservation Garden Park.

Taught by Conservation Garden Park staff.

This tour will meet in the Education Center at Conservation Garden Park.

Registration is required for admittance to this event.

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Kids/Family Class

Nature in the City: Buzz on Bees

Saturday, June 10   1:00PM - 2:00PM

Registration Required

Join Tracy Aviary educators at Conservation Garden Park in West Jordan for Nature in the City, a series of events full of fun, family-centered crafts and activities.

Saturday, June 10th: Buzz on Bees

Bees, bees, bees! These fuzzy little fliers are more than just stripes and a stinger. Come learn about all the ways that bees help us and the environment around them with Tracy Aviary educators.

Registration is required for each Nature in the City class you plan on attending.

Click Here to Register

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Tour

Conservation Garden Tour

Friday, June 23   6:00PM - 7:30PM

Registration Required

Come join us for a tour of Conservation Garden Park!

Take a walk with us through Conservation Garden Park and learn how to see landscapes differently. On the tour, we'll visit a number of inspiring exhibits while our guide shares ways to incorporate the concepts demonstrated into your own landscape.

Highlights of the tour include:

Localscapes Exhibit - a 1/4 acre sustainable residential landscape

Park Strip Exhibit - 9 beautiful and water conserving examples

Vegetable Gardens

Pollinator Friendly Landscapes

Waterwise Example Landscapes

Registration is required.

learn more
Tour

Waterwise Tree and Shrub Tour

Saturday, July 8   9:00AM - 11:00AM

Registration Required

Join us at Conservation Garden Park for these plant focused tours of the garden.

Are you planning a Localscape, or just wanting to add a few Utah friendly plants to your landscape? During this tour we will discuss the top performing trees and shrubs at Conservation Garden Park.

Taught by Conservation Garden Park staff.

This tour will meet in the Education Center at Conservation Garden Park.

Registration is required for admittance to this event.

learn more
Kids/Family Class

Nature in the City: Details Detective

Saturday, July 8   1:00PM - 2:00PM

Registration Required

Join Tracy Aviary educators at Conservation Garden Park in West Jordan for Nature in the City, a series of events full of fun, family-centered crafts and activities.

Saturday, July 8th: Details Detective

Nature holds so much to be discovered, if you only take note of the details! Become a details detective with Tracy Aviary educators and represent your discoveries and experiences in your very own nature journal.

Registration is required for each Nature in the City class you plan on attending.

Click Here to Register

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In-Person Class

Flip Your Strip and Side Yard

Saturday, July 15   9:00AM - 10:30AM

Registration Required

Learn the best techniques to add curb appeal and save water by removing non-functional lawn from your landscape.

This class focuses on best practices to save water through appropriate watering, plant selection, and planned maintenance. We will begin by teaching you how to identify non-functional areas of lawn in your landscape then cover the steps to flip it into a beautiful water efficient landscape.

This class will go over the requirements for the Landscape Incentive Program. This includes the following types of projects:
Park Strips
Side Yards
Other Small Landscape Projects

If you plan to undertake a larger landscape project like a full yard or front/backyard project we also recommend taking Localscapes University.

Taught by Conservation Garden Park staff.

This class will meet in the Education Center at Conservation Garden Park.

Registration is required for admittance to this event.

For more information about water conservation program incentives available in your area please visit utahwatersavers.com

learn more
Tour

Waterwise Perennials Tour

Saturday, July 15   10:30AM - 12:00PM

Registration Required

Join us for this tour as we discuss the best types of perennial flowers and ornamental grasses for Northern and Central Utah.

Are you planning a Localscape, or just wanting to add a few Utah friendly plants to your landscape? During this tour we will discuss the top performing perennials and ornamental grasses at Conservation Garden Park.

Taught by Conservation Garden Park staff.

This tour will meet in the Education Center at Conservation Garden Park.

Registration is required for admittance to this event.

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Workshop

Work and Learn: Lavender

Thursday, July 27   6:00PM - 7:30PM

Registration Required

Come work alongside our garden staff and learn about the best ways to care for Lavender.

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 gloves and dress for the great outdoors (we provide the tools). Group size is limited, so register early.

Lavender is one of Utah’s favorite aromatic herbs. In this class you will work alongside our garden staff to clip spent flowers and learn simple maintenance techniques to keep your lavender growing well. As a bonus, volunteers may keep clippings for home and craft projects.

This class will meet in the Education Center at Conservation Garden Park.

Registration is required for admittance to this event.

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Live Webinar

Localscapes University

Saturday, August 5   9:00AM - 11:00AM

Registration Required

Congratulations! You've decided to Localscape! This 2-hour webinar 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 landscape layout, an overview of irrigation, and planting bed basics.

This class will go over the requirements for the Landscape Incentive Program for larger projects like:

Full Landscape Projects
Partial Landscape Projects (front yard or backyard)

If you plan to undertake a smaller landscape project like a park strip or side yard we also recommend taking the Flip Your Strip and Side Yard class.

If you are unfamiliar with Localscapes, we recommend taking Introduction to Localscapes online first, which will help you determine if Localscaping is right for you.

Introduction to Localscapes

Taught by Conservation Garden Park staff.

A link for the Webex webinar will be provided via email before the class starts.

Registration is required for admittance to this webinar and to receive the link.

For more information about water conservation program incentives available in your area please visit utahwatersavers.com

learn more
Live Webinar

Common Utah Weeds and How to Control Them

Thursday, August 10   6:00PM - 7:30PM

Registration Required

Are weeds winning the battle over your yard? Fall is one of the best times to get ahead on weed control for the upcoming year.

This webinar will cover organic, mechanical, and chemical methods of weed control and best practices of Integrated Pest Management (IPM).

Taught by Conservation Garden Park Staff.

A link for the Webex webinar will be provided via email before the class starts.

Registration is required for admittance to this webinar and to receive the link.

learn more
Tour

Conservation Garden Tour

Saturday, August 12   9:00AM - 10:30AM

Registration Required

Come join us for a tour of Conservation Garden Park!

Take a walk with us through Conservation Garden Park and learn how to see landscapes differently. On the tour, we'll visit a number of inspiring exhibits while our guide shares ways to incorporate the concepts demonstrated into your own landscape.

Highlights of the tour include:

Localscapes Exhibit - a 1/4 acre sustainable residential landscape

Park Strip Exhibit - 9 beautiful and water conserving examples

Vegetable Gardens

Pollinator Friendly Landscapes

Waterwise Example Landscapes

Registration is required.

learn more
Kids/Family Class

Nature in the City: Sensing the Seasons

Saturday, August 12   1:00PM - 2:00PM

Registration Required

Join Tracy Aviary educators at Conservation Garden Park in West Jordan for Nature in the City, a series of events full of fun, family-centered crafts and activities.

Saturday, August 12th: Sensing the Seasons

Our senses can lead us to amazing discoveries! Come along with Tracy Aviary educators to experience how our senses enhance our exploration and join us in a round of Nature Show & Tell!

Registration is required for each Nature in the City class you plan on attending.

Click Here to Register

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Live Webinar

Basic Irrigation Repairs

Thursday, August 17   6:00PM - 7:00PM

Registration Required

A healthy landscape needs a properly working sprinkler and drip system.

Landscapes in Utah rely on water from irrigation systems during the growing season to look their best. This webinar will focus on how to analyze and repair your irrigation system to make sure it is running efficiently.

Taught by Conservation Garden Park staff.

A link for the Webex webinar will be provided via email.

Registration is required for admittance to this webinar and to receive the link.

learn more
Workshop

Localscapes: Design Workshop

Saturday, August 19   9:00AM - 12:00PM

Registration Required

Creating a good landscape plan is one of the most important steps to achieving a beautiful and functional landscape. If you’ve taken Localscapes University but want extra help laying out your design, this workshop will get your ideas onto paper. We’ll walk you through a guided design process that covers the elements of a Localscape and the basics of planting bed design without getting into the details like selecting individual plants. Each attendee should leave with a basic Localscapes design drawn to-scale.

Requirements:

1. Attendees are required to have attended a Localscapes University.

2. Attendees must come prepared with a base map of their property drawn to scale

( Base Map Tutorial ).

Taught by Conservation Garden Park staff.

Registration is required for admittance to this event.

This class will meet in the Education Center at Conservation Garden Park.

learn more
Workshop

Work and Learn: Switch2Drip

Thursday, August 24   6:00PM - 7:30PM

Registration Required

Come learn how easy it is to switch you sprinkler heads to drip irrigation.

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 gloves and dress for the great outdoors (we provide the tools). Group size is limited, so register early.

Watering with drip irrigation will reduce both water and weeding requirements in your own yard. You'll learn how to switch out your sprinklers to a drip system and help us retrofit an older area of the garden to drip irrigation.

This class will meet in the Education Center at Conservation Garden Park.

Registration is required for admittance to this event.

learn more
Workshop

Localscapes Irrigation Workshop

Saturday, August 26   9:00AM - 12:00PM

Registration Required

If you feel confused or overwhelmed trying to design and install an irrigation system, the Localscapes Irrigation Workshop will teach you everything you need to know to get started. In this hands-on workshop, we’ll show you parts of an irrigation system, how they go together, and when you should use a drip system.

Taught by Conservation Garden Park staff.

Registration is required for admittance to this event.

This class will meet in the Education Center at Conservation Garden Park.

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Live Webinar

Flip Your Strip and Side Yard

Thursday, September 7   6:00PM - 7:30PM

Registration Required

Learn the best techniques to add curb appeal and save water by removing non-functional lawn from your landscape.

This webinar focuses on best practices to save water through appropriate watering, plant selection, and planned maintenance. We will begin by teaching you how to identify non-functional areas of lawn in your landscape then cover the steps to flip it into a beautiful water efficient landscape.

This webinar will go over the requirements for the Landscape Incentive Program. This includes the following types of projects:
Park Strips
Side Yards
Other Small Landscape Projects

If you plan to undertake a larger landscape project like a full yard or front/backyard project we also recommend taking Localscapes University.

Taught by Conservation Garden Park staff.

A link for the Webex webinar will be provided via email.

Registration is required for admittance to this webinar and to receive the link.

For more information about water conservation program incentives available in your area please visit utahwatersavers.com

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Kids/Family Class

Nature in the City: Insect Safari

Saturday, September 9   1:00PM - 2:00PM

Registration Required

Join Tracy Aviary educators at Conservation Garden Park in West Jordan for Nature in the City, a series of events full of fun, family-centered crafts and activities.

Saturday, September 9th: Insect Safari

Get to know the little critters all around us! Join Tracy Aviary educators on a hunt for local insects and learn the important roles these creatures play in habitats.

Registration is required for each Nature in the City class you plan on attending.

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Tour

Waterwise Tree and Shrub Tour

Saturday, September 16   10:00AM - 12:00PM

Registration Required

Join us at Conservation Garden Park for these plant focused tours of the garden.

Are you planning a Localscape, or just wanting to add a few Utah friendly plants to your landscape? During this tour we will discuss the top performing trees and shrubs at Conservation Garden Park.

Taught by Conservation Garden Park staff.

This tour will meet in the Education Center at Conservation Garden Park.

Registration is required for admittance to this event.

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Tour

Waterwise Perennials Tour

Saturday, September 23   10:00AM - 12:00PM

Registration Required

Join us for this tour as we discuss the best types of perennial flowers and ornamental grasses for Northern and Central Utah.

Are you planning a Localscape, or just wanting to add a few Utah friendly plants to your landscape? During this tour we will discuss the top performing perennials and ornamental grasses at Conservation Garden Park.

Taught by Conservation Garden Park staff.

This tour will meet in the Education Center at Conservation Garden Park.

Registration is required for admittance to this event.

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In-Person Class

Immersive Learning: Fall Landscaping

Saturday, October 14   11:00AM - 12:30PM

Registration Required

Learn which late season landscaping tasks are the most important and the best way to accomplish them.

Immersive Learning classes are action-oriented and take place in the Conservation Garden Park. Learn through observation as our expert staff teach landscaping techniques and activities by demonstrating how the work is best accomplished. Plan to be outdoors and come prepared to ask questions.

Join us in our Localscapes exhibit as we demonstrate best practices for taking care of you landscape in the fall. We will cover leaf cleanup, mulching, vegetable gardens, and cutting back perennials.

Taught by Conservation Garden Park staff.

This class will meet in the Education Center at Conservation Garden Park.

Registration is required for admittance to this event.

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Kids/Family Class

Nature in the City: Bird Walk

Saturday, October 14   1:00PM - 2:00PM

Registration Required

Join Tracy Aviary educators at Conservation Garden Park in West Jordan for Nature in the City, a series of events full of fun, family-centered crafts and activities.

Saturday, October 14th: Bird Walk

Join Tracy Aviary educators on a guided bird walk to discover the fantastic birds you can find in your own backyard! Binoculars and bird guides will be provided.

Registration is required for each Nature in the City class you plan on attending.

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Tour

Fall Garden Walk

Saturday, October 21   10:30AM - 12:00PM

Registration Required

Ever wondered how to make your landscape look great year round? Come join us for a beautiful autumn walk in the Garden.

Conservation Garden Park offers many interesting plants and landscapes to see year round. During this tour we will focus on the trees, shrubs, and grasses that look great in the fall that you can add to your own landscape.

Please come prepared to walk outside in the garden.

Taught by Conservation Garden Park staff.

This tour will meet in the Education Center at Conservation Garden Park.

Registration is required for admittance to this event.

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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

Open year round. Closed some holidays.