2024 IF Spring Seminar Schedule

2024 IF Spring Seminar Schedule

Feb 10.

10 am

Garden Planning 101: Instructor Elise Hart

Planning is the first step in a successful garden so join us to learn about site selection, garden size, vegetable selection and planting times

Feb. 17

10 am

Houseplant Parenting Tips: Instructor Sarah Brizzee

Learn tips and tricks for selecting the perfect houseplant and keeping it lush and healthy.  Sarah will share her favorite plants for low light and high light areas as well as the safest plants for kids and pets.

Feb. 24

10 a.m.

Pruning and Tree Care: Instructor Bob Potter

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. 2

10 a.m.

Starting Veggie & Flower Seed Indoors: Instructor Angela Smith

Learn how to start your own flowers and vegetables from seed.  You’ll save money and have a blast doing

Even the kids will enjoy watching the seeds sprout and grow. Learn about timing, soil, light, and water

Mar. 9

10 a.m.

Berries and Small Fruits: Instructor Angela Smith

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. 16

10 a.m.

Town and Country 4 step lawn care system: Instructor James Fleming

A discussion on how to use early season fertilizers, watering and the most effective pest management practices to keep your lawn looking great throughout the season.

Mar. 23

10 a.m.

Fruit Trees for Eastern Idaho: Instructor Angela Smith

Enjoy delicious fruit from trees in your own backyard.  Apples, peaches, cherries, pears, plums, and other fruits will be covered.  Discussion will include variety selection, pruning, planting, and care.

Mar. 30

10 a.m.

Totally Tomatoes Instructor: Cindy Fitzgerald  

The art of growing tomatoes from start to finish.  Variety selection, frost protection, fertilizing, pruning, soil amending, staking, mulching, watering, disease control, and harvesting will all be discussed.

Apr. 6

10 a.m.

Raised Bed Gardening: Instructor Cindy Fitzgerald

Learn a new way to grow vegetables in a smaller, more confined space above ground. The best part, NO WEEDS. Growing your own vegetables has become so much easier!

Apr. 13

10 a.m.

Garden Problems: Organic Management of Pests and Weeds  Instructor Denise Olson

An experienced community gardener teaches you how to organically manage the twin trials of unwelcome critters and unruly weeds!