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Learn about low-water landscaping at free seminars

The Bown Crossing Library branch employs low-water landscaping and will be host to seminars starting Thursday, March 8.
The Bown Crossing Library branch employs low-water landscaping and will be host to seminars starting Thursday, March 8. Idaho Statesman file

Thursday, March 8

Water Efficient Landscaping Series: 6 to 8 p.m. at Boise Library Bown Crossing branch, 2153 E. Riverwalk Drive. Topic: Lean, Mean and Green: Successful Low Water Landscape Maintenance. Free. Register: 208-362-7360.

Backyard Composting: 6:30 p.m. at Idaho Botanical Garden, 2355 N. Penitentiary Road, Boise. Join Jennie Rylee, U of I master composter, for a class on how to assist nature in making compost happen. $17 general, $12 IBG members. Register: 208-343-8649, idahobotanicalgarden.org.

Saturday, March 10

Gardening with Children: 1 p.m. at Idaho Botanical Garden, 2355 N. Penitentiary Road, Boise. Join Dian Roberson, U of I master gardener, to learn some strategies for getting children interested and involved in the garden. $17 general, $12 IBG members. Register: 208-343-8649, idahobotanicalgarden.org.

Tuesday, March 13

Water Efficient Landscaping Series: 6 to 8 p.m. at Boise Library Bown Crossing branch, 2153 E. Riverwalk Drive. Topic: Understanding the Universe Underfoot: Soil Improvement & Planting Success. Free. Register: 208-362-7360.

Wednesday, March 14

Starting from Seed: 6:30 p.m. at Idaho Botanical Garden, 2355 N. Penitentiary Road, Boise. Discover the magic of seeds and choose exactly what you want to grow in your garden by starting your own plants from seed indoors. $20 general, $15 IBG members. Register: 208-343-8649, idahobotanicalgarden.org.

Thursday, March 15

Water Efficient Landscaping Series: 6 to 8 p.m. at Boise Library Bown Crossing branch, 2153 E. Riverwalk Drive. Topic: Native Plants for Treasure Valley Landscapes and Drought Tolerant Tree Selection. Free. Register: 208-362-7360.

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.

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