Saturday, June 11
Idaho Rose Show: Noon to 5 p.m. at The Riverside Hotel, 2900 Chinden Blvd., Boise. Presented by Idaho Rose Society. Free. 440-7826.
Sunday, June 12
Garden Tour: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Boise. Private gardens found in the historic Collister area of Boise’s North End. Benefit for the Idaho Botanical Garden. $25 general, $20 IBG members. 343-8649, idahobotanicalgarden.org.
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Saturday, June 18
Fairy Garden Adult/Child Workshop: 10 a.m. at Idaho Botanical Garden, 2355 Old Penitentiary Road, Boise. Adult/child pairs will work together to create a single fairy-sized outdoor container garden. $25 per pair IBG members, $30 nonmember pairs. Register: 343-8649, idahobotanicalgarden.org.
Saturday, June 25
Bees and Blooms: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the College of Idaho, Caldwell, and Idaho Botanical Garden, 2355 Old Penitentiary Road, Boise (transportation between sites not provided). Start the day at the College of Idaho learning about the different kinds of bees found in Idaho, their ecological roles, and how to recognize the different groups. At 11:30 a.m. take a break for lunch and then meet at the Idaho Botanical Garden to tour the grounds to focus on the floral features of bee-friendly plants, watch bee behaviors, and try your hand at identification. $40. Register: 343-8649, idahobotanicalgarden.org.
Tuesday, July 5
Lavender Wands Workshop: 6:30 p.m. at Idaho Botanical Garden, 2355 Old Penitentiary Road, Boise. Create a lavender sachet with colorful ribbons. $12 IBG members, $17 nonmembers. Register: 343-8649, idahobotanicalgarden.org.