Garden calendar: A wildflower walk and more

June 5, 2014 

JUNE 5

Wildflower walk: Meet at 9:30 a.m. at the Sawtooth Botanical Garden, 11 Gimlet Road, Ketchum, to carpool to Box Car Bend, Lake Creek Preserve. Free. Reservations: (208) 726-9358.

JUNE 7

Native Plant Sale and The Sawtooth Sandbox Opening: 9 a.m. for SBA members and then open to the public from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Sawtooth Botanical Garden, 11 Gimlet Road, Ketchum. An official ribbon cutting will take place at 10 a.m. to celebrate a new picnic spot and children's attraction. Light refreshments will be served. Free. Reservations: (208) 726-9358.

Summer Succulent Garden Design: 11 a.m. at Madeline George Garden Design, 10550 W. Hill Road Parkway, Boise. Free. RSVP: 995-2815, info@madelinegeorge.com.

Rose Show: Noon to 5 p.m. in the Aspen Room, The Riverside Hotel, 2900 W. Chinden Blvd., Boise. Enter your own garden roses to compete or just enjoy the displays. Free. 409-5187.

JUNE 7-8

Aloha Nursery's Art in the Yard: 10:10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 4291 S. Cloverdale Road, Boise. Handcrafted items by Idaho vendors are scattered among the plants and flowers. Free.

JUNE 14

Tree and Shrub Planting 101: 11 a.m. at Madeline George Garden Design, 10550 W. Hill Road Parkway, Boise. Free. RSVP: 995-2815, info@madelinegeorge.com.

JUNE 21

Garden Design 101: 11 a.m. at Madeline George Garden Design, 10550 W. Hill Road Parkway, Boise. Free. RSVP: 995-2815, info@madelinegeorge.com.

JUNE 28

Mountain Home Garden Tour: 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Mountain Home. Theme is "A Patchwork of Gardens with Quilts." Quilts will be on display at each of the eight gardens. Proceeds go toward community projects. Tickets are $10 and sold in advance at Stagecoach Espresso in the Mountain Home library or at each garden on the day of the tour. 587-6582.

Pet and Family Friendly Gardens: 1 to 4 p.m. at Madeline George Garden Design, 10550 W. Hill Road Parkway, Boise. Free. RSVP: 995-2815, info@madelinegeorge.com.

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