Saturday-Sunday, July 9-10
Lavender Festival: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 9-10, The Lavender Merchant, 2871 Stroebel Road, Kuna. Lavender products, handcrafted items, lunch catered by Sophie’s Choice Designs, children’s activities, fields open for u-pick. Free. 249-6483, thelavendermerchant.net.
Tuesday, July 12
Arranging Summer Flowers: 6:30 p.m. at Idaho Botanical Garden, 2355 Old Penitentiary Road, Boise. Learn techniques for cutting and conditioning summer flowers and placing them in floral designs. $25 IBG members, $30 nonmember. Register: 343-8649, idahobotanicalgarden.org.
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Tuesday, July 26
Grilling Summer Vegetables: 6:30 p.m. at Sur La Table, the Village at Meridian, 3600 E. Fairview Ave. Get inspired with the chefs of Sur La Table. We will be firing up the grill and showing you how to utilize your fresh home grown veggies in new and unique ways. Sponsored by the Idaho Botanical Garden. $20 IBG members, $25 nonmember. Register: 343-8649, idahobotanicalgarden.org.
Tuesday, August 2
Gardening for Pollinators: 6:30 p.m. at Idaho Botanical Garden, 2355 Old Penitentiary Road, Boise. Ann DeBolt, IBG botanist, and Elizabeth Dickey, IBG education director, will share tips on how to attract bees, butterflies, hoverflies and hummingbirds to your garden. Take a walk with them to view their favorite pollinator friendly plants and watch the pollinators in action. $15 IBG members, $20 nonmember. Register: 343-8649, idahobotanicalgarden.org.