Classes, Workshops, Professional Development | Adult Education


We grow more than just plants here at the Garden! Thanks to a grant from the Roy A. Hunt Foundation, we are able to offer wonderful adult education classes. You can grow your mind, build a sense of community and experiment with new techniques. Recent classes include botanical illustration, wreath making, origami ornaments, wildflower walks, curry making, waterwise landscapes and much more!

UPCOMING CLASSES (click link for details)


SBG partners with a variety of organizations and specialists to offer workshops such as Master Gardener certification, as well as Idaho Master Naturalist training. Click here for FRUIT TREE BASICS and FRUIT TREE GRAFTING WORKSHOPS to be held on April 2, 2016.


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We offer affordable, practical and fun professional development opportunities for formal and nonformal educators of early learners and beyond! Through partnerships with premier environmental education programs, like Project Learning Tree (see photo above), we are able to offer Continuing Education Units. Interested parents and other adults are welcome to participate!

September 16-17, 2016 – WILD About Early Learners Workshops

This workshop offers teachers of pre-Kintergarten through 2nd grade an opportunity to use WILD in new ways. The Idaho WILD About Early Learners guide has modified Project WILD activities to fit the needs of a younger audience. In the specialized guide you’ll find activities, music and movement, resource lists, home connections and much more! Workshop participants receive the Idaho WILD About Early Learners guide and the Project WILD and WILD Aquatics guides.

This class serves as a prerequisite for any of the other specialized or advanced WILD classes.

An optional university credit is available. An outside assignment is required for those who are taking the workshop for credit. Participants register and pay for credit at the workshop, fee for credit is an additional $60-75.

Class fee is $45, plus $60-75 for the optional credit.

To register for this workshop, contact Lori Adams, Project WILD Coordinator, at (208) 287-2889 or by e-mail or Kristin Fletcher, SBG Education Director, at (208) 726-9358 or