Roses in the Heat

On Thursday, July 21, the Utah Rose Society met at the home of Musharrat Sheikh to admire her wonderful collection of roses and hear a presentation by URS president Elise Hutchings on how to care for roses during the summer. In spite of the intense heat, many roses were still in bloom, including this beautiful […]

AGC Enjoys Garden Tour

On Saturday, June 11, the Alternative Garden Club met at the home of Elise Hutchings, president of the Utah Rose Society, to enjoy some refreshments and the many beautiful roses in full bloom in both her front and back yard. They then proceeded to the home of Dan Gaffin and Doug Tilton, where new plantings […]

Rose Show Back in Person

The Utah Rose Society held its annual Rose Show in the Garden Center on Saturday, June 4. Although most people’s roses were late in developing this spring, because of the cool weather, enough were in bloom to provide for many beautiful entries in the show, and it was great to have it again after a […]

May Newsletter

The latest issue of the Rocky Mountain Rambler, the newsletter for our eight-state region, can be found here: https://utahagc.org/wp-content/uploads/2022/05/RMR-Rambler-2022-05.pdf It contains information on the upcoming Rocky Mountain Region conference, which will be held August 25-27 in Park City, UT.

Noted Botanist to Speak at Spring Convention

William R. Gray, Professor Emeritus of Biology at the University of Utah, will be the keynote speaker at the UAGC Spring Convention on April 23. Educated at Cambridge University in England, he has led wildflower walks and developed new tools for identifying native plants. During the COVID pandemic, he published a series of daily and […]

Smokey Bear Winners Chosen

The Utah winners for the 2022 Smokey Bear poster contest have been chosen. Congratulations to Sabrina Reiser, Mara Singleton, Sloane Olsen, Chloe Christensen, Ella Hampshire, and Jane McPhie, from Howard Driggs Elementary School in Holladay. They were sponsored by the Neighborhood Garden Club.