Utah has a diverse mix of ecosystems that range from the desolate high plains desert to the alpine meadows of the High Uintahs. While much of the early gardening efforts in Salt Lake City was simply a transplanting of garden styles from Europe, today there is a realization that a high desert community needs to evolve its own style of gardening.
This section of Salt Lake Sites focuses has links to garden centric web sites in the Salt Lake Valley. If you have a garden site of interest to the Salt Lake Valley, feel free to add it.
Red Butte Garden (www.redbuttegarden.org) - review Utah's botanical garden and arboretum. The Red Butte Gardens are located east of the U, at the base of Red Butte Canyon.
Utah Green (www.utahgreen.org) Site for the Utah Nursery & Landscape Association (UNLA).
Slow the Flow Campaign (www.slowtheflow.org) - review The slow the flow site has information on saving water, a demonstration garden and water saving games.
Wasatch Rock Garden Society (www.nargs.org) - review The Rock Garden Society includes Salt Lake gardeners interested in promoting the form of the rock Garden. This group is a member of the North American Rock Garden Society (NARGS).
Gilgal Sculpture Garden (www.gilgalgarden.org) Formerly the secret garden of Salt Lake, Gilgal Sculpture Garden is now a public city park, open daily for the enjoyment of all. Located at 749 East 500 South in Salt Lake City,
Western Garden Centers (www.westerngardens.com) Western Garden Centers is a nursery with locations at 500 South 600 East in Salt Lake, 9201 South 1300 East in Sandy, and 4050 West 4100 South in WVC.
Traces Garden (www.tracesgarden.com) Traces Garden offers supplies and seeds for organic gardens.
Lambert Growers (www.lambertgrowers.com) We are a family-owned greenhouse operation that specializes in growing a wide array of vegetable starts and bedding flowers for your spring garden.
Cactus and Tropicals (www.cactusandtropicals.com) carries an interesting mix of plans for xeroscaping, planters and bog gardens. The 17,000 foot greenhouse has an displays of tropical plants. The store provides maintenance services and has a good selection of pottery and gifts.
Utah Curbing! (utahcurbing.com) Curbing is our full time occupation. Our crew installed over 50,000 feet of curbing last season. Go with the pros at Utah Curbing.\r\n
Mountain Valley Seed (www.mvseeds.com) - review Mountain Valley Seed offers vegetable, herb, and flower seeds in economical bulk packaging. The selection includes many AAS Winners as well as many varieties recomended by USU. Also sprouting seeds, grass seeds, and range of popular wildflower seeds.
Landmark Design, Inc. (www.ldi-ut.com) - review Landmark Design is a talented planning and design firm with expertise in community planning, landscape architecture, urban design, and site planning.
JJ Garden Center (jjgardencenter.com) JJ Garden Center, in Layton, has supplies for gardening, landscaping and creating ponds.
Utah's Choice (www.utahschoice.org) - review Utah's Choice supports the choice of Native Plants for Intermountain Landscapes.
Utah Botanical Center (utahbotanicalcenter.org) The USU Utah Botanical Center in Kaysville includes the Rasmussen Teaching Garden, Wetland Discovery Point and has projects for Boy Scout Merit Badges.
LawnAide (lawnaide.com) LawnAide provides lawn care services in the Salt Lake Valley.
Wasatch Community Gardens (wasatchgardens.org) Wasatch Community Gardens [824 South 400 West] provides space for gardening. The gardens offer workshops and has volunteer opportunities for organic gardeners.
Tomsic and Sons (www.tomsicsoil.com) Tomsic and Sons is a licensed, insured, and locally owned Topsoil company that has been dedicated to producing and delivering the highest quality landscaping products in the Salt Lake City Valley since 1951.
Alternative Garden Club (alternativegardenclub.com) The Alternative Garden Club is a social and educational organization open to persons committed to equality for all who share an interest in horticulture and landscape design.
Senske Services (www.senske.com) Services from Senske include lawn care, tree care, pest control and Christmas lights.
Weed Control | Salt Lake County (slco.org) The goal of the Salt Lake County Weed Control Program is to assist property owners in identification, prevention and suppression of noxious weeds within the county.