Events & Classes

Workshop

Localscapes: Irrigation Workshop

Thursday, June 2   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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Tour

Conservation Garden Tour

Friday, June 10   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 beatiful and water conserving example

Vegetable Gardens

Pollinator Friendly Landscapes

Waterwise Example Landscapes

Registration is required.

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Live Webinar

Creating Waterwise Park Strips

Thursday, July 7   6:00PM - 7:30PM

Registration Required

Get in early on the movement of park strip redesign!

This webinar focuses on best practices to save water through appropriate watering, plant selection, and planned maintenance.

This webinar will go over the requirements for the Flip your Strip program.

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

Waterwise Tree and Shrub Tour

Saturday, July 9   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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Workshop

Work & Learn: Lavender

Thursday, July 14   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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Tour

Waterwise Perennials Tour

Saturday, July 16   9:00AM - 11:00PM

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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Live Webinar

Localscapes University

Thursday, August 11   6:00PM - 8:00PM

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.

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.

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Tour

Conservation Garden Tour

Friday, August 12   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 beatiful and water conserving example

Vegetable Gardens

Pollinator Friendly Landscapes

Waterwise Example Landscapes

Registration is required.

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Workshop

Localscapes: Design Workshop

Saturday, August 20   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, August 27   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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In-Person Class

Creating Waterwise Park Strips

Thursday, September 1   6:00PM - 7:30PM

Registration Required

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.

This class will go over the requirements for the Flip your Strip program.

Taught by Conservation Garden Park staff.

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

Registration is required for this class.

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Tour

Waterwise Tree and Shrub Tour

Saturday, September 24   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, October 1   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 15   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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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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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.