Euphorbia myrsinites, commonly known as myrtle spurge or donkey tail, is a perennial weed originally introduced from Eurasia as an ornamental plant. In our climate, it has escaped from cultivation and invaded the foothills, forming colonies that can almost completely displace our native plants. Its sap consists of a milky latex that is highly poisonous […]
The Utah Associated Garden Clubs
A Resource for Local Gardening
The Utah Associated Garden Clubs, Inc. are part of the National Garden Clubs, Inc., sharing its mission to provide education, resources, and networking opportunities for our members, and to promote the love of gardening, floral design, and civic and environmental responsibility. We currently have 12 member clubs in the state of Utah, with over 300 individual members.
Annual garden and bike tour in the Prospector area, hosted by Monica Swindel.
Everyone is invited to tour the beautiful gardens of Jerry Yoneda, long-time member of the Utah Rose Society and rose show judge. Jerry has 900 roses of every variety displayed in an immaculately designed and maintained half acre of land in West point, Utah. He also has a vegetable garden and fruit trees. This is an amazing sight to behold. There will be a pot luck dinner before or after the tour.
On Saturday, April 14, we celebrated Arbor Day a little early (it’s normally the last Friday in April) to pay tribute to the memory of Joy Hashimoto by planting a Japanese flowering cherry tree in the park near the Sugar House Garden Center. Mrs. Hashimoto, who lived to the age of 90, was a longtime […]
SPRING BONSAI SHOW Saturday & Sunday, March 24 & 25, 2018 Event Times: Saturday from 9AM-5PM & Sunday from 9AM-3:30PM Discover Bonsai, the Japanese art of growing miniature trees in containers. Members of The Bonsai Club of Utah will exhibit different bonsai styles and arrangements, and offer demonstrations of training and shaping techniques. Trees and tools […]
The Utah garden clubs will be holding their Spring Convention on Saturday, March 24 at the Garden Center in Sugar House Park. The day will begin with a light breakfast at 9 AM, to be followed by a short business meeting at 9:30, then our keynote speaker, Dan Potts, will give a presentation on “Intensive […]
On Thursday, March 15 at 5:30 PM the Utah Rose Society will be holding a rose pruning demonstration at the Garden Center in Sugar House Park. Come learn from the experts about how to properly take care of these beautiful flowers.
It finally looks like winter, yet it’s time to start thinking about spring and how to take care of the beautiful things that will (hopefully) be blooming in our gardens this summer. The next meeting of the Alternative Garden Club will be Wednesday, March 7 at 7:30 PM in the Sugar House Garden Center. The topic […]
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