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 ages 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.