Starting Bedding Indoor Plants Can Be Tricky
February is a great time to start planting your indoor seeds for the spring. Our garden calendar suggests to start planting broccoli, spinach, and cabbage seeds this monthClick here to learn more about indoor planting from USU Extension horticulturist, Jerry Goodspeed.
Gardening, Cooking and Family Fun

Come join in an evening of learning and fun at Live Well Utah, sponsored by USU Extension. Our director, Jerry Goodspeed, will teach a workshop to get you started growing plants indoors that will be ready for the garden this spring. You'll take home new skills, potting materials and seeds. Other workshops feature how to have money conversations in your family and tips for quick, economical meals.  Live Well events will be at the Conservation Garden Park and Thanksgiving Point. Don't forget to use the promo code 'garden' for $2 off your ticket. Garden members can use the code 'member' for $5 off. For more details and registration, click here.

Events & Classes

Explore the Garden Family Night: Indoor Gardening

Come in from the cold and enjoy the warmth of the greenhouse. Learn to care for house plants and find out how they can improve air quality. Build and take home a lettuce box where you can grow greens all through the year. Click here to register.

Cost: $10 per family, $3 individual

When: February 24, 6:30-8pm

Where: USU Botanical Center Greenhouse


Plant Propagation Series

Plant Propagation 101 is a comprehensive, hands on, five-class course about producing plants from seed, hard and softwood cuttings, and grafting and budding techniques. 

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Cost: $184 members, $200 public

When: The third Thursday of the month from Feb- June

Where: USU Botanical Center Green House 


"Spring Thaw" Pruning Day

Welcome the spring by learning from the experts how to prune your fruit trees, berries, grapes and ornamental plants. Starting at 9 am, we will have hour-long workshops demonstrating proper pruning techniques for all the woody plants in your landscape. Come for one or both. No registration required.

Cost: Free

When: 9 am-noon each day

Where: March 8 at USUBC, March 15 at OBG 


Explore the Garden Family Night: Family Tai Chi

Bring the whole family and learn the benefits of Tai Chi. Designed to increase flexibility and balance, Tai Chi will help your whole family find inner peace. Click here to register.

Cost: $10 per family, $3 individual 

When: March 24, 6:30- 8pm

Where: USU Botanical Center Wetland Discovery Point


Contact Us
Utah State University
Botanical Center
920 S. 50 W.
Kaysville, UT 84037
Phone: (801) 544-3089


Ogden Botanical Gardens
1750 Monroe Boulevard
Ogden, UT 84401
Phone: (801) 399-8080

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