Event Listings

Our upcoming events are listed below:


What Will Your Garden Grow
Quite contrary or not, planning the correct fruits and vegetables for your garden space is important. Come plant the seeds of inspiration and plan out this year’s garden.

Ashton Gardens
February 26, 6:00pm-8:00pm
$35 per person




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Insects by the Yard
Learn more about the beneficial insects in your own backyard and how to use them to your advantage.

Ashton Gardens
March 4, 6:00pm-8:00pm
$35 per person



Learning Garden Class Series
This is a great opportunity for any level gardener. Whether you are a beginner or experienced and want to learn more, join us for this comprehensive learning experience. All classes are on Thursdays from 10:00am-11:30am. These are hands on classes. Plan on being outside and getting dirty. Good items to bring with you are: gloves, water bottle, sunscreen, hat. All other materials are provided.

Ashton Gardens
Thursdays, 10:00am - 11:30am
$20 per class
$145 for 8 classes

March 7 - Seed Starting
April 18 - Transplanting
April 25 - Bed Prep and Trellising
May 9 - Planting and Row Covers
June 13 - Beneficial Insects
July 18 - Herb Drying
August 15 - Seed Saving
September 5 - Cover Crops for Soil Fertility


Secret Garden Book Club
Join us for our second year of the Secret Garden Book Club at Ashton Gardens. We will read four selected books and meet every couple of months to discuss and share ideas from the books. We will then take some of those ideas out into Gardens as we observe new plants, learn new garden skills, and enjoy doing a take-home planting in the greenhouse.

Subscribe for the season or just for the months you can come!

Ashton Gardens
March 8th, 9:30am-11:30am - "Seedfolks" by Paul Fleischman
May 3rd, 9:30am-11:30am - "My Summer in a Garden" by Charles Dudley Warner
July 12th, 9:30am-11:30am - "My Favorite Plant: Writers and Gardeners on the Plants They Love" by Jamaica Kincaid
September 6th, 9:30am-11:30am - "Elizabeth and her German Gardnen" by Elizabeth von Arnim
$15 per session, or $50 for the whole season



Floral Design
Cut flowers bring beauty and elegance to your home. Learn tips and tricks for delightful fresh flower arrangements.

Ashton Gardens
March 18, 6:00pm-8:00pm
$35 per person



Cactus and Succulents
Get the point? Utah is the perfect place for a waterwise garden. Find out how to care for and keep your plant babies happy.

Ashton Gardens
April 8, 6:00pm-8:00pm
$35 per person



Botanical Illustration
Botanical illustrations have long been used for science and education. Try your hand at a watercolor illustration of your own taught by Artist Hayli Cizmas

Ashton Gardens
April 18, 6:00pm-8:00pm


Grafting and Transplanting
Did you know your delicious fruit producing apple tree was once two separate trees? Explore fascinating facts about grafting and transplanting!

Ashton Gardens
April 22, 6:00pm-8:00pm
$35 per person



Composting 101
The key to perfect soil is love. Love and worms. Start a countertop compost bin for your kitchen and get the dirt.

Ashton Gardens
May 13, 6:00pm-8:00pm
$35 per person



Landscape Design for Small Spaces
A small space can be a beautiful one. Learn simple solutions to a hardworking garden which can suit your horticulture needs.

Ashton Gardens
May 20, 6:00pm-8:00pm
$35 per person



Air Plant Stands
Help your air plants soar. Build a natural stand with us to hold your air plants, flowers, or items from home.

Ashton Gardens
May 22, 6:00pm-8:00pm
$35 per person


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