For more information on native plants, check out the Intermountain Native Plant Growers Association's Web site at inpga.org.

Join Judy Arnold for a discussion of spicing up your garden with herbs at the free Garden Talks in the Park, Wednesday, 8 p.m., at the Brigham Young Historic Park, North Temple and State Street.

Red Butte Garden is hosting a class on ground covers June 28, 10 a.m.-noon. Regular garden admission applies; members get in free. No registration is required.

For the latest and best information on controlling pests in your garden, log on to www.utahpests.usu.edu. Pest control advisories are available for landscape pests, fruit-tree pests and small fruit and vegetable pests. Advisories are free from Utah State University Extension Service. You can also sign up for e-mail advisories.