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East Idaho's favorite garden center since 1964

Current Business Hours

Monday - Friday 9:00AM 6:00PM
Saturday 9:00AM 6:00PM
Sunday Closed

Seminars

2018 Spring Classes

Classes last about an hour.
Held in the classroom at Town & Country Gardens
All classes are free this year!
(“Make & Take” classes have a separate fee.)
Class dates, topics and instructors subject to change without notice

Date

Time

Topic

Feb 10 10:00 am Starting Veggie & Flower Seedlings Indoors
Learn how to start your own flowers and vegetables from seed. You’ll save money and have a blast doing it. Even the kids will enjoy watching the seeds sprout and grow. Learn about timing, soil, light, and water.
Feb 17 10:00 am Grow your own Groceries
 Growing your own veggies results in better flavor, health, and safety. But gardening in Idaho isn’t like gardening in other places. Learn the secrets to select, plant, nurture and harvest tasty veggies in Idaho.
Feb 24 10:00 am Pruning and Tree Care
Proper care of trees and shrubs includes periodic pruning. Learn when, why, and how to prune trees and shrubs. Overall tree care will also be discussed.
Mar 3 10:00 am How to Build your Soil Organically
Step by step ways to improve your soil through the use of compost and other natural means.
Mar 10 10:00 am Berries and Small Fruits
Enjoy delicious berries and small fruit from your own yard. Strawberries, raspberries, grapes, and other fruit varieties will be covered. Discussion will include variety selection, planting, pruning and care.
Mar 17 10:00 am Fun and Easy Steps to a Gorgeous Lawn
You can have the most beautiful lawn in the neighborhood, and it’s easier than you think. James will share his tips to having a healthy, deep green, weed free lawn in east Idaho.
Mar 24 10:00 am Square Foot Gardening
Your garden can be filled with beautiful flowers, fresh herbs and luscious vegetables with NO WEEDS and NO HARD WORK. Is that possible? Yes! Come and learn about organic gardening the square foot way.
Mar 31 10:00 am Fruit Trees for Eastern Idaho
Enjoy delicious fruit from trees in your own backyard. We will talk about apples, peaches, cherries, pears, plums, and other fruits that grow in east Idaho. Discussion will include variety selection, pruning, planting, and care.
Apr 7 10:00 am Totally Tomatoes
The art of growing tomatoes from start to finish. Variety selection, fertilizing, pruning, soil amending, staking, mulching, watering, disease control, and harvesting. Heirloom vs. hybrid vs. grafted comparison.
Apr 14 10:00 am Growing Roses in East Idaho
Growing roses can be one of the most rewarding things you can do in the garden, especially in our harsh climate. Discover the secrets of variety selection, feeding, pruning, pest control, and winter protection.
Apr 21 10:00 am Organic Pest Control
The safest and best ways to keep your plants pest free using organic and natural methods will be discussed.