Discover the Tooele Valley Garden Tour!

As the summer season begins to bloom, so does one of the most anticipated events in our community: the 25th annual Tooele Valley Garden Tour. Starting tomorrow, this delightful tour offers a unique opportunity to explore some of the most beautiful and creative gardens in our area. Sponsored by Adobe Rock, this annual event celebrates the art of gardening and the passion of our local gardeners.

What is the Tooele Valley Garden Tour?

The Tooele Valley Garden Tour is an annual event that invites garden enthusiasts and curious visitors to take a leisurely stroll through a selection of the most exquisite private gardens in the Tooele Valley. Each garden is a testament to the creativity, dedication, and love for nature of its owner. From meticulously manicured lawns to lush flower beds and innovative landscape designs, the tour showcases a variety of styles and techniques that are sure to inspire.

How to Participate

Participation in the Tooele Valley Garden Tour is simple and accessible to everyone. To get started, you can pick up a tour book at the Adobe Rock office. This book not only serves as your guide to the tour but also provides detailed descriptions of each garden, including the inspiration behind its design, the types of plants you’ll find, and any unique features worth noting. The tour book also includes a map, making it easy to navigate your way from one garden to the next.

Highlights of the Tour

  1. Diverse Garden Styles: The tour features a wide range of garden styles, from traditional English gardens to modern xeriscapes designed for water conservation. Each garden tells a unique story and reflects the personality and vision of its creator.

  2. Innovative Landscaping: Be prepared to see some truly innovative landscaping techniques. Many of the gardens incorporate elements such as vertical gardens, water features, and sustainable gardening practices.

  3. Meet the Gardeners: One of the highlights of the tour is the opportunity to meet the gardeners themselves. Many will be present in their gardens, ready to share their experiences, tips, and the joys and challenges of maintaining a beautiful garden.

  4. Inspiration for Your Own Garden: Whether you’re an experienced gardener or just starting out, the tour offers a wealth of inspiration for your own gardening projects. You’ll discover new plant varieties, creative design ideas, and practical gardening solutions.

  • Tooele Gardens: Wedding venue, compact and informal gardens, native plantings, vegetable gardens.
  • Grantsville Gardens: Suburban lot, "she-shed" garden, xeriscaping.
  • Stansbury Park Gardens: Compact, water-wise gardens, half-acre lot.
  • Erda Gardens: Hundreds of trees, apple orchard, pumpkin patch, greenhouse.


  • Purchase: $10 for adults at Spiers Farm, Tooele Valley Nursery, 180 Ministries, or online. Free for children under 18.
  • Includes: Tour booklet and wristband.

Additional Activities

  • Plant Sale and Advice: Available at 180 Ministries for Women.

Join us for a weekend of inspiration and beauty. Get your tickets and tour book at Adobe Rock’s office. Visit for more details.

Support Local Gardening

By participating in the Tooele Valley Garden Tour, you are also supporting the local gardening community. Proceeds from the tour help fund community gardening projects, educational programs, and initiatives aimed at promoting sustainable gardening practices in the Tooele Valley.

Event Details

  • Dates and Times:
    • Friday, June 7: 4-8 p.m.
    • Saturday, June 8: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

Don’t miss out on this wonderful opportunity to immerse yourself in the beauty of nature and the creativity of our local gardeners. Whether you’re looking for inspiration, knowledge, or simply a pleasant way to spend your day, the Tooele Valley Garden Tour has something for everyone. Remember, the tour starts tomorrow, and you can pick up your tour book at the Adobe Rock office. We look forward to seeing you there!

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