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September 2018

Wildflower Walks – One (heck of a) Big Tree

September 15, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Sawtooth Botanical Garden, 11 Gimlet Road
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Free

By some miracle a few huge trees in our area have survived myriad natural and human assaults - wildfire, drought, insects, logging and more. For John Shelley, retired US Forest Service range specialist, it's become a personal quest to discover all of them, like the Douglas-fir in image.  This year we will visit perhaps the largest Ponderosa Pine in our area. We'll bring forestry instruments and measure its height, width and crown, and then submit our findings to the Idaho…

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October 2018

Wildflower Walks – Autumn Color

October 6, 2018 @ 8:30 am - 3:00 pm
Sawtooth Botanical Garden, 11 Gimlet Road
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Free

Who doesn't love the glorious colors of autumn that bring summer to a close?  Jim Rineholt, retired Sawtooth National Recreation Area forester, will lead participants to several top spots for fall color. He'll talk about the influences that cause leaves to turn color and why leaves turn the color they do. An appropriate conclusion to this year's successful wildflower walk series. Wildflower Walks are free and happen rain or shine. Bring appropriate outerwear, sturdy walking shoes, water, sunscreen, hat and lunch. Some…

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November 2018

Astronomy in the Garden – The Horse, the Maiden and the Queen

November 13, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sawtooth Botanical Garden, 11 Gimlet Road
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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$10 - $12

Dr. Tim Frazier, our favorite astronomy buff and president of the Magic Valley Astronomical Society, has generously offered to teach 4 nights of lectures and night sky viewing in 2018.  "The Horse, the Maiden and the Queen" on November 13th brings this popular series to a close. Participants will start inside at 7:00 pm with the featured lecture. Then, weather permitting, we'll move outside at 8:00 pm to observe “Oh Wow!” deep sky objects and other celestial wonders. Dress for the weather…

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December 2018

Holiday Wreath Making – Monday, December 3

December 3, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sawtooth Botanical Garden, 11 Gimlet Road
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
$25 - $28

It's a holiday tradition! Grab your friends or family and head to the Garden and create a fabulous wreath or table centerpiece.  We'll have boughs, twigs, moss, ribbons and ornaments on hand . . . just bring your imagination!  Or bring special decorations from home to add an even more personal touch.  We'll offer a ribbon tying demonstration each night, too.  Hot apple cider will be available. You'll choose the size of your door wreath or table centerpiece when registering -…

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Holiday Wreath Making – Tuesday, December 4

December 4, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sawtooth Botanical Garden, 11 Gimlet Road
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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$25 - $28

It's a holiday tradition! Grab your friends or family and head to the Garden to create a fabulous wreath or table centerpiece.  We'll have boughs, twigs, moss, ribbons and ornaments on hand . . . just bring your imagination!  Or bring special decorations from home to add an even more personal touch.  We'll offer a ribbon tying demonstration each night, too.  Hot apple cider will be available. You'll choose the size of your door wreath or table centerpiece - either a…

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Holiday Wreath Making – Wednesday, December 5

December 5, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sawtooth Botanical Garden, 11 Gimlet Road
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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$25 - $28

It's a holiday tradition! Grab your friends or family and head to the Garden to create a fabulous wreath or table centerpiece.  We'll have boughs, twigs, moss, ribbons and ornaments on hand . . . just bring your imagination!  Or bring special decorations from home to add an even more personal touch.  We'll offer a ribbon tying demonstration each night, too.  Hot apple cider will be available. You'll choose the size of your door wreath or table centerpiece - either a…

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August 2019

Healthy Hands

August 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
$10.00

Do your hands get tired and sore after gardening? Have you limited or discontinued gardening because of your hand health? The MELT Method therapy can get you back in the garden and restore the health of your hands. Arthritis and Neuropathy can be managed with this gentle self-care technique. Energize and repair tired hands at this life-changing one hour “HEALTHY HANDS” event. For more information about MELT Method, go to www.painfreein5b.com Saturday August 17, 10:00-11:00 at Sawtooth Botanical Garden (11…

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February 2019

Water-Wise Seminar Series

February 19 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sawtooth Botanical Garden, 11 Gimlet Road
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Explore landscape design, xeriscape principles, and using nativars in creating beautiful outdoor settings and home gardens. On Tuesday, February 19: SBG's Gardens & Facilities Manager and landscape architect, Kathy Noble, will present "Saving Water with Drought Tolerant Plants and Nativars" 10:00-3:00 lunch included! SBG members $35, nonmembers $40 Register by calling 208-726-9358  

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Gardening Boot Camp

February 23 - April 1
Sawtooth Botanical Garden, 11 Gimlet Road
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Due to the overwhelming response to the Master Gardener course offered at SBG through the University of Idaho Extension Service, we have developed an alternative coursework offering that is similar in content, yet directed to an audience of local gardeners seeking to improve their skill set and broaden their knowledge. Gardening Boot Camp consists of six classes that may be taken in full or singularly. Minimum class size applies, so gather your friends and come learn with us! Classes will…

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June 2019

Medicinal Native Plants for Making Salves | A Workshop with Darcy Williamson

June 1 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sawtooth Botanical Garden, 11 Gimlet Road
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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$80

Meet at Sawtooth Botanical Garden at 9:00 Saturday morning begins with an outing into surrounding forests for harvesting herbs, barks and roots for medicinal salve and lip balm making.  What we gather will depend upon what the season has provided for us.  Bring a sack lunch for our noon break, followed by a recap of plants harvested and their medicinal values in salves and balms. Once we have returned to the Sawtooth Botanical Garden, we will garble (prepare our plant…

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Medicinal Native Plants for Teas | A Workshop with Darcy Williamson

June 2 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sawtooth Botanical Garden, 11 Gimlet Road
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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$60

Meet at Sawtooth Botanical Garden. Sunday morning begins with an outing into surrounding forests for harvesting herbs, barks and roots for making a variety of herbal teas.  What we gather will depend upon what the season has provided for us.  Bring a sack lunch for our noon break, followed by a recap of plants harvested and their medicinal values in tea as we. Once we have returned to the Sawtooth Botanical Garden, we will garble (prepare our plant material) before…

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Discovery Club!

June 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Wednesdays only
FREE

For children ages 2 to 5 (+ their adult helper) Wednesdays 10:00-11:00 | June 12 through August 21 Programs are FREE and do not require pre-registration, just come to the Sawtooth Botanical Garden for engaging stories, fun activities, and garden exploring and adventuring centering on the theme of caring for the earth and all its flora and fauna! Children must be accompanied by an adult – thank you!

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July 2019

Discovery Club!

July 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Wednesdays only
FREE

For children ages 2 to 5 (+ their adult helper) Wednesdays 10:00-11:00 | June 12 through August 21 Programs are FREE and do not require pre-registration, just come to the Sawtooth Botanical Garden for engaging stories, fun activities, and garden exploring and adventuring centering on the theme of caring for the earth and all its flora and fauna! Children must be accompanied by an adult – thank you!

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Discovery Club!

July 10 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Wednesdays only
FREE

For children ages 2 to 5 (+ their adult helper) Wednesdays 10:00-11:00 | June 12 through August 21 Programs are FREE and do not require pre-registration, just come to the Sawtooth Botanical Garden for engaging stories, fun activities, and garden exploring and adventuring centering on the theme of caring for the earth and all its flora and fauna! Children must be accompanied by an adult – thank you!

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Discovery Club!

July 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Wednesdays only
FREE

For children ages 2 to 5 (+ their adult helper) Wednesdays 10:00-11:00 | June 12 through August 21 Programs are FREE and do not require pre-registration, just come to the Sawtooth Botanical Garden for engaging stories, fun activities, and garden exploring and adventuring centering on the theme of caring for the earth and all its flora and fauna! Children must be accompanied by an adult – thank you!

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Discovery Club!

July 24 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Wednesdays only
FREE

For children ages 2 to 5 (+ their adult helper) Wednesdays 10:00-11:00 | June 12 through August 21 Programs are FREE and do not require pre-registration, just come to the Sawtooth Botanical Garden for engaging stories, fun activities, and garden exploring and adventuring centering on the theme of caring for the earth and all its flora and fauna! Children must be accompanied by an adult – thank you!

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Discovery Club!

July 31 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Wednesdays only
FREE

For children ages 2 to 5 (+ their adult helper) Wednesdays 10:00-11:00 | June 12 through August 21 Programs are FREE and do not require pre-registration, just come to the Sawtooth Botanical Garden for engaging stories, fun activities, and garden exploring and adventuring centering on the theme of caring for the earth and all its flora and fauna! Children must be accompanied by an adult – thank you!

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August 2019

Discovery Club!

August 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Wednesdays only
FREE

For children ages 2 to 5 (+ their adult helper) Wednesdays 10:00-11:00 | June 12 through August 21 Programs are FREE and do not require pre-registration, just come to the Sawtooth Botanical Garden for engaging stories, fun activities, and garden exploring and adventuring centering on the theme of caring for the earth and all its flora and fauna! Children must be accompanied by an adult – thank you!

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Discovery Club!

August 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Wednesdays only
FREE

For children ages 2 to 5 (+ their adult helper) Wednesdays 10:00-11:00 | June 12 through August 21 Programs are FREE and do not require pre-registration, just come to the Sawtooth Botanical Garden for engaging stories, fun activities, and garden exploring and adventuring centering on the theme of caring for the earth and all its flora and fauna! Children must be accompanied by an adult – thank you!

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Discovery Club!

August 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Wednesdays only
FREE

For children ages 2 to 5 (+ their adult helper) Wednesdays 10:00-11:00 | June 12 through August 21 Programs are FREE and do not require pre-registration, just come to the Sawtooth Botanical Garden for engaging stories, fun activities, and garden exploring and adventuring centering on the theme of caring for the earth and all its flora and fauna! Children must be accompanied by an adult – thank you!

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