Organic gardening for adults: 9 a.m. to noon June 1, Jim Hall Foothills Learning Center, 3188 Sunset Peak Road, Boise. Instructor Laura Dale will focus on heat-loving crop selection, companion planting, transplanting and dealing with pests and diseases organically. $16 for Boise residents, $24.25 nonresidents. Register: 608-7680.
Mountain Home Garden Tour: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. June 22, Mountain Home. Showcases several local gardens and features how-to demonstrations in some gardens including raising chickens in town and keeping bees. Proceeds will go toward a city beautification project. $8 in advance at Stagecoach Espresso in the Mountain Home Library and Joanne's Creative Cakes. $10 at Lucky Perk on tour day. 587-3379.
Garden Tour: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 23. Features six Boise homes in addition to the BLM Fire Wise Garden neighboring the Idaho Botanical Garden. Fundraiser for the Idaho Botanical Garden. $25 per person, $20 for garden members. 343-8649, idahobotanicalgarden.org. Æ Garden Gala, June 22 at a private garden. Dinner with northwest gardening expert Ciscoe Morris, cocktails, music by Del Parkinson. $100 per person, includes admission to the Garden Tour. 343-8649.
LAST TUESDAY OF THE MONTH
The Garden Table: 5:30 to 8 p.m. June 25, July 30, Aug. 27 and Sept. 24 at Idaho Botanical Garden, 2355 N. Penitentiary Road, Boise. Combining two events (Uncorked and The Garden Plate), the event features wine tasting and cooking demonstrations, focusing on items that can be prepared with food directly from the garden. $5 general, $3 children 5-12, free for ages 4 and younger. 343-8649, idahobotanicalgarden.org.