The Utah Associated Garden Clubs have chosen the winning entries in this year’s Smokey Bear poster contest. Because it is the 75th anniversary of Smokey Bear, all of the entries were required to depict Smokey this year (usually the children have a choice of drawing Smokey Bear or Woodsy Owl). The contest is open to […]
The Utah Associated Garden Clubs
Sharing the Joy of Gardening in Utah
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.
Ray Gillen will treat us to a refresher course on sharpening our tools in anticipation of caring for our roses. This is a “hands-on” event so bring your pruners and loppers and learn how to sharpen your own tools. Ray is excited to show you some new tricks he has learned to make the process easier. Light refreshments will be served.
The Smokey Bear/Woodsy Owl Poster contest, promoted to remind local schoolchildren in grades 1-5 of the importance of preventing wildfires, is now underway. Connie MacKay, UAGC President and Smokey Bear Chairman, reports that more than 370 entries have been received. Here’s a look at last year’s winners.
Don Petersen Nebeker passed away of causes incident to age January 22, 2019—a week short of his 99th birthday. He lived long, loved much, and traveled far. He was a graduate of West High, (SLC, UT) and the University of Utah. He served in WWII as a bombsight technician in Seething, England with the 448th Bomb Group. After […]
We will be meeting November 3rd, 9:00 AM at the Garden Club Building for our Fall Meeting. Awards will be presented from the Region. Following that, Cynthia Bee will be presenting about Localscapes.
On Thursday, August 16 the Utah Rose Society and the Alternative Garden Club enjoyed a potluck dinner at Jerry Yoneda’s rose garden in West Point, UT. Mr. Yoneda grows more than 900 varieties of roses, all of them labeled and beautifully maintained, and everyone enjoyed this opportunity to see them. The evening ended with a […]
Hello, I am the Assistant General Manager of the Salt Palace convention center her in downtown. We are very proud of our garden and the attention to detail is was getting. The gentleman that was taking care of it was Gordon Hashimoto. Gordon passed away suddenly last month and we are looking for anyone who […]
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