Rocky Mtn. Region Poster Winners Chosen

The winners in the Smokey Bear/Woodsy Owl poster contest have been chosen for the Rocky Mountain Region. Their posters will go on to compete at the national level. The following Utah students’ posters were selected as the winning entries: Milly Aboda, 1st grade. Seneca Kenwood, 2nd grade. Ada Holt, 3rd grade. Lucy Adair, 4th grade. […]

Garden Center Events Cancelled

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. […]

High School Essay Contest Winner Chosen

This year’s Utah winner is Anais Barrientos of Brigham City, sponsored by the Spade and Hope Garden Club. She will go on to compete at the National level for a $1,000 college scholarship. Here is her essay: Waste and Natural Habitats As the demand for land and resources continues to rise, our ability to supply […]

Poster Contest Winners Chosen

At the Winter Board Meeting of the UAGC today, winners were selected in the Smokey Bear/Woodsy Owl poster contest, which is open to elementary school students in the 1st through 5th grades. The posters must contain an image of Smokey Bear with the motto “Only You Can Prevent Wildfires,” or Woodsy Owl with the motto […]

Soil expert to speak to Rose Society

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 […]

New UAGC Officers Installed

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 […]

Events at Red Butte Gardens March-April

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 […]