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Backyard Gardening: Fruit Tree Pruning 02/20/16
Time: 9:00-10:50 am
Thanksgiving Point Gardens ∙ $15 two hour class
Learn the proper techniques for pruning your favorite fruit trees.
 
Backyard Gardening: Basic Vegetable Gardening 02/20/16
Time: 9:00-9:50 am
Thanksgiving Point Gardens ∙ $5
This class will cover the basics of gardening; soil, amendments, what to plant and when.
 
Backyard Gardening: Mouth Watering Raspberries and Blackberries 02/20/16
Time: 9:00-9:50 am
Thanksgiving Point Gardens ∙ $5
Thinking about growing berries but aren't sure which variety to choose? Join us for this information packed class.
 
Backyard Gardening: Selecting Shrubs 02/20/16
Time: 9:00-9:50 am
Thanksgiving Point Gardens ∙ $5
Tired of seeing the same old shrubs? Come learn about different varieties that will add some flair to your landscape.
 
Backyard Gardening: Sumptuous Strawberries 02/20/16
Time: 10:00-10:50 am
Thanksgiving Point Gardens ∙ $5
Who doesn't love strawberries in the Summer? Come learn which variety is best for you.
 
Backyard Gardening: Spring Vegetable Garden 02/20/16
Time: 10:00-10:50 am
Thanksgiving Point Gardens ∙ $5
Learn when and what to plant in Utah for early spring crops.
 
Backyard Gardening: Creating a Cottage Garden 02/20/16
Time: 10:00-10:50 am
Thanksgiving Point Gardens ∙ $5
If you love the look of an old-fashion cottage garden come learn how to design your own.
 
Backyard Gardening: Seven Must Have Herbs 02/20/16
Time: 11:00-11:50 am
Thanksgiving Point Gardens ∙ $5
Wouldn't it be great to skip the store and get your fresh herbs right from your own garden? Join us to learn which herbs and how they grow.
 
Backyard Gardening: Glorious Grapes 02/20/16
Time: 11:00-11:50 am
Thanksgiving Point Gardens ∙ $5
So many varieties to choose from! Learn which are best for drying, juicing or plucking straight from the vine.
 
Backyard Gardening: Organic Gardening 02/20/16
Time: 11:00-11:50 am
Thanksgiving Point Gardens ∙ $5
Come learn some tried and true methods of natural pest control.
 
Backyard Gardening: Get a Jump on Your Weed Control 02/20/16
Time: 11:00-11:50 am
Thanksgiving Point Gardens ∙ $5
Got a weed or two that drive you crazy? Come to this class for help.
 
Backyard Gardening: Starting Seeds 02/20/16
Time: 12:00-1:50 pm
Thanksgiving Point Gardens ∙ $15 two hour class
Learn how fun and easy it is to start your own plants at home.
 
Backyard Gardening: Raising Bees 02/20/16
Time: 12:00-12:50 pm
Thanksgiving Point Gardens ∙ $5
If you've ever thought of having your own bee hive this class is for you.
 
Backyard Gardening: Drip Irrigation 02/20/16
Time: 12:00-12:50 pm
Thanksgiving Point Gardens ∙ $5
Learn to water vegetables, trees, shrubs and flower beds using less water.
 
Backyard Gardening: Smart Yards 02/20/16
Time: 12:00-12:50 pm
Thanksgiving Point Gardens ∙ $5
Come learn how to make your yard attractive and healthy while working with Utah soil, environment and topography. Smart!
 
Backyard Gardening: Flower Bed Design 02/20/16
Time: 12:00-12:50 pm
Thanksgiving Point Gardens ∙ $5
Learn the techniques to design an aesthetically pleasing flower bed.
 
Backyard Gardening: Extended Season Gardening 02/20/16
Time: 1:00-1:50 pm
Thanksgiving Point Gardens ∙ $5
If you're the person who loves to push the growing season, this class is for you!
 
Backyard Gardening: Gardening by the Month 02/20/16
Time: 1:00-1:50 pm
Thanksgiving Point Gardens ∙ $5
Gardening isn't just for Summer. Learn what you can be doing each month of the year.
 
Backyard Gardening: Getting Your Garden Ready 02/20/16
Time: 1:00-1:50 pm
Thanksgiving Point Gardens ∙ $5
It's never too early to get ready to garden. Whether it's drooling over the latest seed catalog, adding amendments or planning it's a good time to begin.
 
Pruning Trees for Form and Function 03/08/16 To 03/12/16
Tuesday, March 8 and 15 · 2-week course · 10 am-noon
or
Saturday, March 12 9am-1pm

Michael Caron, Utah State University Extension Horticulturist· $20
Thanksgiving Point Gardens

This class will cover basic pruning principles and techniques for ornamental trees, fruit trees, and grapes. This class is a combination of lecture and hands-on, so dress for the weather and bring your pruners and gloves.
 
Home Grown Gardening 03/08/16
Tuesday, March 8, 15, 22, and 29
Time: 6-8pm · 4-week course
Thanksgiving Point Gardens - Maple Room

Instructor: Nathan Gerber, USU Extension Service Master Gardener
Cost: $40(10% off for Thanksgiving Point members)


Whether you are looking to start a garden or to improve your gardening skills this will be the best class to learn all about gardening in Utah. The class will include vegetables, fruit trees, berries, and grapes along with soils, watering, fertilizing, and methods for extending the growing season.
 
Square Foot Gardening 03/09/16 To 04/20/16
Dates:
Wednesday, March 9, 2016
or
Wednesday, March 23, 2016
or
Wednesday, April 6, 2016
or
Wednesday, April 20, 2016,

6-8 pm

Certified SFG Instructors · $25 (one-time class)
Thanksgiving Point Gardens

Learn everything you need to know about this simple and easy system of backyard gardening. Class includes background and history of square foot gardening, advantages over other methods, and explains how you can save 80% or more in space, water, and work. Also learn about location, construction, perfect soil, planting seasons, vertical gardening, three-season harvesting, and out-of-season gardening. No work--no weeds--no digging--no kidding!
 
Flower Bed Design 03/10/16
Date: Thursday, March 10, 17, 24 and 31 10 am-noon · 4-week course

Instructor: Marilyn Simister, Utah State University Extension Service Master Gardener
Cost: $40 (10% off for Thanksgiving Point members)

Wonderful flower gardens don't just happen. They are created by careful gardeners. Leran how to plan and plant flower beds that are aesthetically pleasing and that will bloom from early spring through autumn.
 
Square Foot Gardening 201 03/19/16 To 04/23/16
Dates:
Saturday, March 19, 2016
or
Saturday, April 23, 2016

9 am-11 am

Certified SFG Instructors · $25 (one-time class)
Thanksgiving Point Gardens

In this workshop you will assist the instructor in the construction of a grow box from start to finish. You will also learn the details of vertical gardening for tomatoes, squash, and melons. Also, learn how to protect your early and late season vegetables.
 
Plant Propagation Series--Starting Plants in the Greenhouse 04/12/16
Date: Chose from:

Tuesdays, February 2, 9, 16, and 23
Time: 10am - noon (4 week course)
Thanksgiving Point Gardens - Oak Room
or
Tuesdays, April 12, 19 and 26
Time: 6pm - 8:30pm (3 week course)
Thanksgivign Point Gardens - Maple Room

Cost: $40 (10% off for Thanksgiving Point members)
Instructor: Michael Caron, USU Extension Horticulturist

Learn about starting plants from seeds and cuttings. The classroom instruction will cover timing, growing mixes, transplanting , and equipment. This class covers insect, pests, disease, environmental problems and other challenges in greenhouse growing. Plants will be taken home at the final class date.
 
Fruit Tree Grafting 04/20/16
Date: Wednesday, April 20· 6-8 pm
Instructor: Mike Pace, Utah State University Etension Horticulturist
Cost: $30 (10% off for Thanksgiving Point members)

Thanksgiving Point Gardens Visitor Center - Oak Room

Come learn the basics of fruit tree grafting in this hands-on workshop! Grafting is the age-old practice of joining plants to specific root systems to get the desirable benefits of both parts. In addition to learning the science and techniques of grafting, participants will graft two apple trees on semi-dwarf rootstock that they will take home with them at the end of the class. Participants can select from the various heirloom and modern apple varieties supplied or bring their own apple scion wood to graft. Included with the fee is two semi dwarf rootstocks and scion wood for grafting. Additional rootstocks & scion wood may be available to purchase at the end of the class for an additional $5 each while supplies last.
 
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