The latest issue of the Rocky Mountain Rambler can be found here: https://utahagc.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/01/RMR-Rambler-2021-11.pdf Check out the message from Mary Holley, the president of the Utah Associated Garden Clubs, as well as the reports from other states in our beautiful Rocky Mountain Region.
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 10 member clubs in the state of Utah, with 285 individual members.
Common garden folklore has it that coffee grounds are a good fertilizer, especially for acid-loving plants, because of the acid in the coffee. However, coffee grounds contain many different chemicals, including caffeine, which is toxic to many organisms in large amounts. Last fall I decided to do a test, planting three identically sized pots with […]
For many years, the Neighborhood Garden Club and Howard R. Driggs Elementary School have collaborated on a Junior Garden Club program. In spite of the pandemic and all the difficulties of the past year, they have kept the program alive and succeeded in growing several beds of flowers and vegetables last summer. You can read […]
We are pleased to welcome Mark Malmstrom, professional arborist and competitive tree climber, to our Fall Meeting on Saturday, October 30. He will talk about “What you should know about trees.” This event will take place at 1 PM in the Sugar House Garden Center, 1602 E. 2100 S. It is free and open to […]
The Neighborhood Garden Club’s opening program this year centered on butterflies. Parker Buttner, a representative from Riverbottom Butterflies, came and spoke about their life cycles and the problems that the butterflies, and the Monarch in particular, have been facing. He also spoke about the symbolism of the butterfly. Following Parker’s presentation, we went outside and […]
April and May 2021 were busy times at Howard R. Driggs Elementary School in Holladay. Many of the children were back to face-to-face learning after the pandemic, and they and their teachers were in the process of planting their outdoor classroom. The children went home for the summer and returned to find a veritable jungle […]
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