Culture and Care of Orchids: 10 a.m. Feb. 23, Idaho Botanical Garden, 2355 N. Penitentiary Road, Boise. Janet Crist of the Treasure Valley Orchid Society and American Orchid Society will share her 35 years of experience in growing orchids. $10 members, $15 nonmembers. Registration required. 343-8649, idahobotanicalgarden.org.
Pruning Seminar: 10 to 11 a.m. Feb. 23, FarWest Landscape and Garden Center, 5728 W. State St., Boise. Free. RSVP to 853-4000.
Successful Seed Starting: 1 to 2:15 p.m. Feb. 23, Franz Witte Nursery, 9770 W. State St., Garden City. Introduces participants to vegetable seeds and planting from seed. Free. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Intermountain Gardens: 6:30 p.m. Feb. 26, Idaho Botanical Garden, 2355 N. Penitentiary Road, Boise. Mary Ann Newcomer, author of "Rocky Mountain Gardeners Handbook," will share her personal recommendations of plants that thrive in our region. $10 members, $15 nonmembers. Registration required. 343-8649, idahobotanicalgarden.org.
Waking up Your Garden: 6:30 p.m. Feb. 28, Idaho Botanical Garden, 2355 N. Penitentiary Road, Boise. Vegetable garden manager Meg McCarthy will discuss planning, starting seeds, preparing and improving the soil, weeding, pruning and other chores to wake up the garden after a long winter. $10 members, $15 nonmembers. Registration required. 343-8649, idahobotanicalgarden.org.
Boise Flower and Garden Show: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. March 22, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. March 23 and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 24, Boise Centre, 850 W. Front St. Shop for the latest in landscape design, garden art and decor, yard furniture, plants, decks, greenhouse and more. Enjoy display gardens, educational and fun gardening seminars, orchid and bonsai displays, a silent auction of container gardens and more. $8 general, $3 children 12-17, free for ages younger than 12. gardenshowboise.com.
Spring plant sale: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 10-11, 1211 S. Owyhee St., Boise. Annuals, perennials, herbs and veggies grown by garden club members and CWI horticulture students. Proceeds benefit community service projects and scholarships. idhort.com.