FALL CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS @ RED BUTTE GARDEN

PRESS RELEASE
FALL CLASSES & WORKSHOPS AT RED BUTTE GARDEN
CONTACTS:
Bryn Ramjoué, Communications Director / bryn.ramjoue@redbutte.utah.edu
Cell: 801-209- 4910 / Desk: 801-581- 4938
By: Kate Randall, Marketing & PR Associate / kate.randall@redbutte.utah.edu
August 11, 2017
FALL CLASSES & WORKSHOPS
Class & Workshop prices vary, check our website for more info: www.redbuttegarden.org
Registration is required. Class descriptions and info on our website.
HORTICULTURE CLASSES
TREES & SHRUBS
Thursdays, September 7, 14, 21 & 28 from 6:30-8:30PM
NATIVE SEED COLLECTING
Tuesday, September 12 from 6-8PM
SPRING FLOWERING BULBS
Thursdays, September 21 & 28 from 6:30-8:30PM
FALL GARDEN MAINTENANCE
Thursday, October 5 from 6-9PM and Saturday, October 7 from 10AM-1PM
BULB FORCING WORKSHOP
Wednesday, October 18 from 6:30-8:30PM

GARDEN DESIGN CLASSES
LIVING WREATH WORKSHOP w/succulents
Saturday, September 16 from 10AM-Noon
RESIDENTIAL LANDSCAPE DESIGN
 Section 1: Tuesdays, September 19 - October 17 from 6-9PM
 Section 2: Wednesdays, September 20 - October 18 from 6-9PM
LIVING PICTURE MOSAIC w/succulents
Saturday, September 23 from 10AM-Noon
CONTAINERS FOR FALL GARDENS
 Saturday, September 30 from 10AM-Noon
 Thursday, October 5 from 6:30-8:30PM

BONSAI BASICS
Saturday, October 14 from 10AM-Noon
GIFTS OF BOTANICAL BEAUTY
Saturday, November 4 & 11 from 10AM-12:30PM
HOLIDAY FLORAL ARRANGING WORKSHOP
Saturday, November 18 from 10AM-Noon

BOTANICAL ART CLASSES
SEEDS & PODS
Thursday & Friday, Sept 5 & 6 from 6-9PM, and Saturday, Sept 7 from 9AM-4PM
PHOTOGRAPHING FLOWERS OUTDOORS
Saturday, September 30 from Noon-5PM
COLOR PENCIL INTRO 1
Thursday & Friday, Oct 5 & 6 from 6-9PM, and Saturday, Sept 24 from 9AM-4PM
BOTANICAL WATERCOLOR 3
Wednesdays, November 15-29 from 6-9PM
 
GUIDED GARDEN TOURS
Regular Garden Admission / Garden Members Free
SATURDAY MORNING BIRD WATCHING
September 16 & 23, October 7 & 14 from 9-11:30AM
Registration is required
EVENING EXPLORATION – GARDEN TOUR
Thursday, September 28 from 5-7:30PM
Registration is required

FOR THE KIDS:
GARDEN ADVENTURES - For kids ages 4-12 and a caregiver
Each Saturday morning class seeks to help kids connect with plants while encouraging
them to explore the wonders of the natural world. Designed for caregivers to attend and
participate with their child. Limit one caregiver per student. No infants please.
Register by phone 801-581- 8454 or www.redbuttegarden.org/garden-adventures
 Sept 9 from 10-11:30AM & 1-2:30- PM – Chewing Gum Fun
 Sept 23 from 10-11:30AM & 1-3:30PM – Migration Station
 Oct 7 from 10-11:30AM & 1-2:30- PM
o Special Halloween Garden Adventure – Spook-tacular Miniature Gardens
 Nov 4 from 10-11:30AM & 1-2:30- PM – Squishy Squash
 Nov 11 from 10-11:30AM & 1-2:30- PM – Fantastic Fall Foliage

RED BUTTE GARDEN GENERAL INFORMATION
300 Wakara Way, Salt Lake City, UT 84108
www.redbuttegarden.org / 801-585- 0556
General Admission: Adults (ages 18-64): $12, Seniors (65+): $10, Military ID: $10,
Children (ages 3-17): $7, Children under age three: Free, UU Faculty/Staff: $10,
UU students: Free, Garden Members: Free
 April 1-30, open daily 9AM-7:30PM
 May 1-August 31, open daily 9AM-9PM*
 September 1-30, open daily 9AM-7:30PM*
o *Open until 5PM on Concert nights
 October 1 - March 31, open daily 9AM to 5PM
o Enjoy half-price admission December, January & February

Red Butte Garden is Utah’s botanical garden and arboretum. Our mission is to connect people
with plants and the beauty of living landscapes. Through our mission we strive to create a
community that understands, values, protects and is enriched by the world of plants.

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