Saturday, Feb. 17
Spring into Spring Garden School: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Edwards Greenhouse, 4106 Sand Creek St., Boise. Topics include: perennial flowers, improving garden soil, pruning raspberries, vermiculture, composting, vegetable garden planning, culinary herbs, growing roses, more. $4 per person. 208-287-5900.
Tuesday, Feb. 20
Seed Starting 101: 7 to 8 p.m. at Boise Library Collister branch, 4724 W. State St. Join Doreen Guenther of FarWest Landscape & Garden Center for an introduction to growing your favorite veggies from seed. Doreen will talk about home seed-starting from arugula to zucchini. 208-972-8320.
Saturday, Feb. 24
Rethinking Idaho Landscapes Symposium: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the Special Events Center, Boise State University. Speakers provide attendees with examples, tools and information useful for gardening in Idaho. $50 general, $40 Idaho Botanical Garden members and University of Idaho Master Gardeners. Register: 208-343-8649, idahobotanicalgarden.org.
Wednesday, Feb. 28
Planting and Caring for your Mid-Century Yard (Part 4): 6:30 p.m. at Idaho Botanical Garden, 2355 N. Penitentiary Road, Boise. After you have made improvements to the grounds around your home, and have a plan in place, it is time to plant. During this class you will be introduced to plants appropriate for this region, which may be used to create an exemplary Mid-Century look, and tips to keep your yard healthy year-round. $45 general, $40 IBG members. Register: 208-343-8649, idahobotanicalgarden.org.
Friday-Sunday, March 23-25
Boise Flower and Garden Show: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. March 23-24 and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. March 25 at Boise Centre, 850 W. Front St. $8 general, $3 children 12-17, free for under 12. Shop for everything from outdoor furniture to sunrooms, tools, garden gadgets, gutter gardens, vintage items. Also, display gardens, seminars, bonsai displays, wine nights, more. gardenshowboise.com.