Yard & Garden


Use promo code “spring20” for $10 off an online gardening course.

Select a topic below for valuable resources which will assist in making your yard
or garden successful this year. Learn more about what has gone into these guides and
this website by clicking here.

spring gardening checklist

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Monthly Tips & Checklist

Have a hard time remembering what to do and when to do it? Checkout our Gardener’s Almanac and get a checklist of things to do each month. View the Gardener’s Almanac.

Our popular in-person courses have now been brought online so you can view them whenever
and however you want. Developed by USU faculty who have thousands of hours of research,
we’ll show you how to become your best yard, garden, and landscape yet — even if
you’ve failed in the past.

In-person Classes

USU Extension also offers in-person classes, courses, and workshops, view these events on our calendar.

Visit a Demonstration Garden

The USU Extension gardens throughout the state provide beautifully manicured and curated
landscaping as well as education from our specialists. Peruse to see what plants and
techniques were used to make these gardens come to life as well as take a class from
our on-site experts.

Note: Subscribe to updates and alerts from the OBG and USUBC through The Garden View Newsletter

Ogden Botanical Garden Arch

Ogden Botanical Garden

With a variety of gardens on several acres, there’s something here for everyone. Take
a tour, plan an event and make a reservation, register for classes, or become a master
gardener.

Visit Ogden Botanical Gardens website

USU Botanical Center

USU Botanical Center

Find educational opportunities for children and adults with features such as an urban
fishery, walking/biking trails, wetland areas with birds and other wildlife, a volunteer-tended
garden, a seasonal farmers market, classes, workshops, educational field trips and
other events.

USU Botanical Center

Ogden Botanical Garden Arch

Swaner EcoCenter

The Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter is a nature Preserve and LEED Platinum building
with interactive exhibits about the surrounding environment. We offer weekly nature
tours, wildlife viewing opportunities, summer camps, environmental education for children
and adults, evening lecture series, a gift shop with local and ecofriendly art.

Visit Swaner EcoCenter website

Find USU Extension At These Gardens

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