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Backyard Gardening: Fruit Tree Pruning 02/28/15 To 02/28/15
February Backyard Gardening Workshops
Saturday, February 28 ∑ 9:00-10:50 am OR 12:00-1:50 pm  Thanksgiving Point Gardens ∑ $15 (No membership discount)
 
Backyard Gardening: Starting Seeds 02/28/15 To 03/21/15
February Backyard Gardening Workshops
Saturday, February 28 ∑ 9-10:50 am
Thanksgiving Point Gardens ∑ $15 (No membership discounts)
 
Backyard Gardening: Basic Vegetable Gardening 02/28/15 To 03/21/15
February Backyard Gardening Workshops
Saturday, February 28 ∑ 9-9:50 am
Thanksgiving Point Gardens ∑ ONLY $5 (No membership discount)
 
Backyard Gardening: Seven Must Have Herbs 02/28/15 To 03/21/15
February Backyard Gardening Workshops
Saturday, February 28 ∑ 9-9:50 am
Thanksgiving Point Gardens ∑ ONLY $5
 
Backyard Gardening: Raising Bees 02/28/15
February Backyard Gardening Workshops
Saturday, February 28 ∑ 9-9:50 am
Thanksgiving Point Gardens ∑ ONLY $5 (No membership discount)
 
Backyard Gardening: Glorious Grapes 02/28/15 To 03/21/15
February Backyard Gardening Workshops
Saturday, February 28 ∑ 10-10:50 am
Thanksgiving Point Gardens ∑ ONLY $5 (No membership discount)
 
Backyard Gardening: Raising Chickens 02/28/15
February Backyard Gardening Workshops
Saturday, February 28 ∑ 10-10:50 am
Thanksgiving Point Gardens ∑ ONLY $5 (No membership discount)
 
Backyard Gardening: Extended Season Gardening 02/28/15
February Backyard Gardening Workshops
Saturday, February 28 ∑ 10-10:50 am  Thanksgiving Point Gardens ∑ ONLY $5 (No membership discount)
 
Backyard Gardening: Sumptuous Strawberries 02/28/15 To 03/21/15
February Backyard Gardening Workshop
Saturday, February 28 ∑ 11-11:50 am
Thanksgiving Point Gardens ∑ ONLY $5 (No membership discount)
 
Backyard Gardening: Spring Vegetable Garden 02/28/15
February Backyard Gardening Workshop
Saturday, February 28 ∑ 11-11:50 am
Thanksgiving Point Gardens ∑ ONLY $5 (No membership discount)
 
Backyard Gardening: Extended Season Structure 02/28/15
February Backyard Gardening Workshop
Saturday, February 28 ∑ 11-11:50 am
Thanksgiving Point Gardens ∑ ONLY $5 (No membership discount)
 
Backyard Gardening: Propagation by Cuttings 02/28/15
February Backyard Gardening Workshops
Saturday, February 28 ∑ 12-1:50 pm
Thanksgiving Point Gardens ∑ $15 (No membership discount)
 
Backyard Gardening: Gardening by the Month 02/28/15
February Backyard Gardening Workshops
Saturday, February 28 ∑ 12-12:50 pm Thanksgiving Point Gardens ∑ ONLY $5 (No membership discount)
 
Backyard Gardening: Getting Your Garden Ready 02/28/15
February Backyard Gardening Workshops
Saturday, February 28 ∑ 12-12:50 pm Thanksgiving Point Gardens ∑ ONLY $5 (No membership discount)
 
Backyard Gardening: Drip Irrigation 02/28/15
February Backyard Gardening Workshops
Saturday, February 28 ∑ 12-12:50 pm Thanksgiving Point Gardens ∑ ONLY $5 (No membership discount)
 
Backyard Gardening: Mouth Watering Raspberries and Blackberries 02/28/15 To 03/21/15
February Backyard Gardening Workshops
Saturday, February 28 ∑ 1-1:50 pm
Thanksgiving Point Gardens ∑ ONLY $5 (No membership discount)
 
Backyard Gardening: Organic Gardening 02/28/15
February Backyard Gardening Workshops
Saturday, February 28 ∑ 1-1:50 pm
Thanksgiving Point Gardens ∑ ONLY $5 (No membership discount)
 
Backyard Gardening: Hobby Greenhouse 02/28/15
February Backyard Gardening Workshops
Saturday, February 28 ∑ 1-1:50 pm Thanksgiving Point Gardens ∑ ONLY $5 (No membership discount)
 
Flower Bed Design 03/03/15
Tuesday, March 3, 10, 17, and 24 10 am-noon ∑ 4-week course

Marilyn Simister, Utah State University Extension Service Master Gardener ∑ $40

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 03/04/15 To 05/20/15
Wednesday, March 4 or March 18 ∑ 7-9 pm
Wednesday, April 8 or April 22∑ 7-9 pm
Wednesday, May 6 or May 20∑ 7-9 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 member discount)
 
Pruning Trees for Form and Function 03/10/15
Tuesday, March 10 and 17 ∑ 2-week course ∑ 10 am-noon
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 03/10/15
Tuesday, March 10, 17, 24, and 31 ∑ 4-week course ∑ 6-8 pm
Nathan Gerber, USU Extension Service Master Gardener ∑ $40
Thanksgiving Point Gardens

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.
 
Prunning Trees for From and Function (One Day Course) 03/14/15
Saturday, March 14 ∑ One-day course∑ 9 am-1 pm
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.
 
Backyard Gardening: Get a Jump on Your Weed Control 03/21/15
March Backyard Gardening Workshops Starting Seeds
Saturday, March 21 ∑ 9-10:50 am
Thanksgiving Point Gardens ∑ $5 (No membership discount)
 
Backyard Gardening: Flower Bed Design 03/21/15
March Backyard Gardening Workshops Saturday, March 21 ∑ 10-10:50 pm
Thanksgiving Point Gardens ∑ ONLY $5 (No membership discount)
 
Backyard Gardening: Creating a Cottage Garden 03/21/15
March Backyard Gardening Workshops Saturday, March 21 ∑ 12-12:50 pm
Thanksgiving Point Gardens ∑ ONLY $5 (No membership discount)
 
Plant Propagation Series: Starting Plants in the Greenhouse 04/07/15 To 04/07/15
Tuesday, February 3, 10, 17, and 24 (four-week course)∑ 10 am-noon or 6-8 pm or
Tuesday, April 7, 14, 21, and 28 (four-week course)∑ 1-3 pm or 6-8 pm
Michael Caron, USU Extension Horticulturist ∑ $40
Thanksgiving Point Gardens

February Session: Learn about starting plants from seeds and cuttings. The classroom instruction will cover timing, growing mixes, transplanting, and equipment. This class also covers insect pests, disease, environmental problems, and other challenges in greenhouse growing. The focus for this session will be planting of perennials, cuttings, and cool crops (broccoli, kale, etc.). If you are looking for to starting your warm season vegetables (tomatoes, peppers, etc.) please join us for our April sessions. Seeds will be provided.
 
Apple Grafting 04/16/15 To 04/16/15
Thursday, April 16∑ 1-3 pm or 6-8 pm
Michael Caron, Utah State University Etension Horticulturist ∑ $20

Thanksgiving Point Gardens

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.
 
Tomato Grafting 04/23/15 To 04/23/15
Thursday, April 23 ∑ 1-3 pm or 6-8pm
Michael Caron, USU Extension Horticulture Specialist ∑ $30
Thanksgiving Point Gardens

Tomato grafting is quickly becoming a popular way to put older heirloom tomatoes on disease resistant rootstocks to overcome soil diseases and pests. Grafting vigorous, disease-resistant tomato rootstocks to desirable fruiting varieties has become a cost effective method for growers to overcome many disease and production related issues. Join us for a tomato grafting workshop and take home your own grafted tomato plants to try in your home garden!
 
Terrarium Class 05/07/15
Thursday, May 7 ∙ 6-8 pm
Cost $30

Is the weather leaving you stir crazy? Come stretch out your green thumbs with us during our new terrarium building class. Learn all the doís and doníts in creating these self-contained gardens.

All students will need to bring their own clear glass container to build their terrarium in.
 
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