Wild About Life lecture "Brighten Your Garden With Birds and Bees": 7 p.m. March 12, Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center, 13751 Upper Embankment Road, Nampa. Ann DeBolt, natural plant communities specialist at the Idaho Botanical Garden, will offer suggestions on "brightening" your landscape to attract beautiful garden visitors. Free. 467-9278.
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.
Pruning Deciduous Trees: 6:30 p.m. March 28, Idaho Botanical Garden, 2355 N. Penitentiary Road, Boise. Toby Mancini, Idaho Botanical Garden horticulture manager and certified arborist, will share the basics of pruning that will aid in increasing trees' vigor and directing their growth. $10 members, $15 nonmembers. Registration required. 343-8649, idahobotanicalgarden.org.
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.