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East Idaho's favorite garden center since 1964

Current Business Hours

Monday - Friday 10:00 AM 6:00 PM
Saturday 10:00 AM 6:00 PM
Sunday Closed

Seminars

2019 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 9 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.
Feb 16 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 23 10:00 am Houseplant 101 Learn tips and tricks when it comes to selecting the perfect houseplant. We will discuss potting soils, pests and other products to help you succeed..
Mar 2 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 9 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 16 10:00 am Waking up your Lawn A discussion on how to use early season fertilizers, watering and the most effective pest management practices to keep your lawn look great through the summer.
Mar 23 10:00 am Growing & Cooking with Herbs   Learn about the many different types of herbs you can grow and how you can have the best success. We’ll give you a run down on the basics of selecting, planting, growing and finally using your herbs.
Mar 30 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.
Apr 6 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 13 10:00 am

 

1:30 pm

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.

Beginners Only! – Vegetable Gardening
First time & novice gardeners only! Learn the basics of vegetable gardening and how pick the right site and size for your garden.   Learn how to select which vegetables to grow, how to care for the plants, and when and how to harvest.

Apr 20 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.