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Gardening events around the Treasure Valley

August 11

Crash Course in Fall Gardening: 7 p.m. at Idaho Botanical Garden, 2355 N. Penitentiary Road, Boise. Comprehensive class will cover the fall basics to ensure a glorious garden next spring including garden clean-up, planting perennials, watering for winter and fertilizing lawn grasses. $12 IBG members, $17 nonmembers. Registration required. 343-8649, idahobotanicalgarden.org.

August 19

Culinary Herbs: 7 p.m. at Idaho Botanical Garden, 2355 N. Penitentiary Road, Boise. Learn how to grow annual and perennial herbs, how to preserve herbs for future use and share a variety of ways to use them in cooking. $15 IBG members, $20 nonmembers. Registration required. 343-8649, idahobotanicalgarden.org.

September 20

Youth Farmers Market Preview Party and Gardening Fair: 4:30 to 7 p.m. at Meridian City Hall, 33 E. Broadway Ave. Homegrown produce and baked goods, demos, displays, seeds exchange, gardening book/magazine swap, more. Free. 489-0534.

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