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University Gardens Neighborhood (UNC)

9 January 2018

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University Gardens Neighborhood (UNC)

Welcome to University Gardens Neighborhood of the ECC! We are located between 900 E. and University Street & South Temple and 500 So. Get the zoning map here.  University Gardens is a perfect college neighborhood, where residential streets divided by grassy medians are within walking distance of locally owned pizza parlors and coffee shops; and […]

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Deadline approaching: There is still room for YOU! Helen’s Neighborhood Demonstration Orchard – 2018 application

9 October 2017

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Deadline approaching: There is still room for YOU! Helen’s Neighborhood Demonstration Orchard – 2018 application

We are pleased to announce that the 2018 application for Helen’s Neighborhood Demonstration Orchard is now available. To apply click here:Helen’s Orchard Plot Application Applications available now. Application deadline is March 10, 2018.

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University Neighborhood Community Garden

22 May 2015

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University Neighborhood Community Garden

Due to the generous support and commitment towards community from  Intermountain Salt Lake Clinic, the UNC is proud to add this beautiful garden space to our long tradition of parks, open space and gardens. The UNC has entered into a long term lease for this community garden space. Various rules have been established to both […]

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Helen’s Neighborhood Demonstration Orchard- Spring 2014

1 October 2014

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Helen’s Neighborhood Demonstration Orchard- Spring 2014

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Organic Standards

2 February 2014

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Organic Standards

ORGANIC STANDARDS Our Philosophy Gardening organically is a commitment to health, a respectful relationship to the earth, and a love for the many facets of gardens and gardening. For us, being organic is sticking to a simple philosophy: keeping our gardens and our gardeners healthy. Keeping the gardens healthy means that we work in natural […]

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Helen’s Neighborhood Demonstration Orchard

3 December 2013

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Helen’s Neighborhood Demonstration Orchard

Named in honor of  Helen  Clawson Wells,  great grand daughter of Brigham Young, University Gardens Neighborhood planted 60 apple and pear  trees  on October 15, 2011  in what was Salt Lake City’s first urban orchard on the corner of 100 South and 1100 East.  This orchard will include Fuji, Gala, Honeycrisp, Jonagold apple trees; Anjou, Bartlett, […]

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Holy Cross Chapel Restoration Project

4 April 2013

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Holy Cross Chapel Restoration Project

The Historic Holy Cross Chapel is a beautiful, historic building that provides an interfaith sanctuary of solitude and comfort for patients, families, staff, visitors, and friends. Construction began in 1901 and dedicated in April 14, 1904   The chapel was created as part of the Holy Cross Hospital, first established in 1875 by the Sisters […]

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Self Guided Walking Tour Brochure – Gems in the Garden

5 March 2013

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Self Guided Walking Tour Brochure – Gems in the Garden

Printable version of the University Gardens Neighborhood self guided tour:

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About Helen Wells

8 November 2012

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About Helen Wells

Helen’s Neighborhood Orchard is named after and honors  Helen Clawson Wells, who was  affectionately known as Utah’s Tree Lady being devoted to the planting, cultivation and preservation of trees. The neighbors of the University Gardens Neighborhood continue in the tradition and  legacy of people such as Helen Wells.  Helen Wells was a great granddaughter of […]

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Commitment to Gardens, Parks & Open Space

5 October 2012

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Commitment to Gardens, Parks & Open Space

Victory Park, University Gardens Neighborhood Faultline Gardens, University Gardens Neighborhood Reservoir Park, University Gardens Neighborhood 800 East and 1200 East Parkings, University Gardens and Bryant Park Neighborhoods Legacy Garden, University Gardens Neighborhood Gilgal Sculpture Garden, Bennion Gardens Neighborhood

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