On Tuesday, August 2, the Park City Garden Club enjoyed a tour of the Woodenshoe Ranch, a new farming operation that will focus on growing medicinal herbs and organic vegetables. The sights included a newly planted orchard and berry patch, a hoop house for tender crops, and a tropical dome where hairy vetch and ginger […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
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 Utah Iris Society has cancelled their meetings for March and April because of the coronavirus pandemic. We assume that all other garden club events for the next few weeks have also been cancelled or postponed. We hope that the situation will improve and that we’ll be able to return to our normal schedules soon. […]
The next Utah Rose Society meeting will be Thursday, February 20, 2020, at 6:30 p.m. at the Garden Center in Sugarhouse Park, 1602 East 2100 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84106. We are pleased to have a presentation by Dr. Melanie Stock, Assistant Professor at Utah State University, Urban and Small Farms Extension Specialist, Certified Associate Professional […]
UAGC officers for 2019-21 were installed at the Spring Luncheon on May 11. They are: Geoff Ellis, President Elise Hutchings, Secretary Barbara Kendall, Treasurer Liz Rao, Parliamentarian Connie MacKay, Past President, Scholarship Chairman, Awards Chairman, and Smokey Bear/Woodsy Owl Chairman In addition, Darla Anderson of Utah will be serving as the Rocky Mtn. Region Director […]
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.