Event Listings

Our upcoming events are listed below:


Pruning: Roses
Mom said mow them to the ground, but Grandma said leave them alone. Which one is right? Get tips and tricks to trim your beautiful roses in the healthiest way.

Ashton Gardens
January 14, 6:00pm-8:00pm
$35 per person



Natural Scents - Essential Oils and Potpourri
The scent of nature can be a treasure. Learn about essential oils and make your own nature-based potpourri.

Ashton Gardens
January 28, 6:00pm-8:00pm
$35 per person



Busy Bees
Catch some buzz words about our hives here at Thanksgiving Point. Bee amazed at the things you will learn from USU Assistant Professor Mike Caron.

Ashton Gardens
February 11, 6:00pm-8:00pm
$35 per person



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



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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