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April 2019

Idaho Gives

April 25, 2019 - May 2, 2019

  Please join the Sawtooth Botanical Garden, the Idaho Nonprofit Center, and over 5,000 nonprofit organizations around the state for a day of charitable investment! A group of Garden champions has banded together to create a 2019 matching challenge. Your donation will be doubled beginning on April 25 through Idaho Gives Day, May 2! Click here to participate! //

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May 2019

Wildflower Walks – Botany & Birds at Centennial Marsh

May 23, 2019 @ 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
Sawtooth Botanical Garden, 11 Gimlet Road
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Free

  Join local botanists, naturalists and birders as we enjoy the spectacular blue camas lilies of Centennial Marsh. We'll observe raptors and migrating shorebirds, so bring binoculars if you have them.  This is the 1st of the Sawtooth Botanical Garden's (SBG) popular summer Wildflower Walk series to some of our area’s most diverse and spectacular habitats. Walks are free and happen rain or shine. Bring appropriate outerwear, sturdy walking shoes, water, sunscreen, hat and lunch. Some walks are appropriate for children age 7 years and older…

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July 2019

Healing in the Garden

July 28, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sawtooth Botanical Garden, 11 Gimlet Road
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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$10 – $20

Join Katherine Pleasants and several other practitioners for a day to experience various healing modalities at the Sawtooth Botanical Garden. A $20 suggested donation per person 18 and over directly benefits the Sawtooth Botanical Garden.  People ages 12-18 suggested donation is $10. Experience Healing Touch, Homeopathy, Meditation in Nature, Biomat, Mediation with Sound Bowls, Melt Method and Energetic Healing in 20-minute intervals throughout the Sawtooth Botanical Garden. Registration information coming soon!

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August 2019

Healthy Hands

August 17, 2019 @ 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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September 2019

Garden Feng Shui with Hillary Anderson

September 28, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Learn the fundamentals of BTB Feng Shui for your garden design. Bring a drawing or satellite photo of your house and garden. Bring photos of gardens you admire. Cost is sliding scale donation.

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The Art and Philosophy of Stone Balance with Gabe Embler

September 28, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

An afternoon with stone balance artist Gabriel Embler,  in which you will learn the basics of stone balance and the life lessons that he has gleaned through this meditative art form.  The quieting of mind and body, the meditative state thereby achieved,  and the undeniable reality of impermanence.  Balance, whether in life or in art is never a permanent attainment. It is more about the  practice than the end result. That being said, it sure is fun to push yourself…

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October 2019

Oh Deer! Winterizing Your Landscape from Foragers

October 23, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sawtooth Botanical Garden, 11 Gimlet Road
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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How to protect your plants from the animals foraging at high elevation in Idaho Plant selection Fun and engaging question and answer session Renowned speaker, Horticulture Specialist, Tony McCammon Pre-Registration required Meet at Sawtooth Botanical Garden or learn from home-- Tony McCammon will attend via Zoom Click here to register

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November 2019

Herbal Soap Making with Darcy Williamson – CLASS IS FULL

November 16, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sawtooth Botanical Garden, 11 Gimlet Road
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Darcy's favorite soap is pine sap and osage orange: softening and lathery. Other woodsy essential oils will also be available. You'll go home with 18 bars of soap, a booklet of recipes and ideas, and the plastic soap-making bucket for future batches. Click here to register Maximum of 8-10 students: if we fill the Saturday class early enough, Darcy will add a Sunday class.

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December 2019

Wreath Making

December 3, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sawtooth Botanical Garden Education Center, 11 Gimlet Road
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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$30

We'll have an array of branches and botanical decor for you to combine into a beautiful wreath (16" frame), holiday swag, or table decoration. A fun evening in our visitor center and greenhouse. Cost is $30 for members and $35 for non-members, per person per wreath. Register here

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Wreath Making

December 4, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sawtooth Botanical Garden Education Center, 11 Gimlet Road
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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$30

We'll have an array of branches and botanical decor for you to combine into a beautiful wreath (16" frame), holiday swag, or table decoration. A fun evening in our visitor center and greenhouse. Cost is $30 for members and $35 for non-members, per person per wreath. Register here

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Wreath Making

December 5, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sawtooth Botanical Garden Education Center, 11 Gimlet Road
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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$30

We'll have an array of branches and botanical decor for you to combine into a beautiful wreath (16" frame), holiday swag, or table decoration. A fun evening in our visitor center and greenhouse. Cost is $30 for members and $35 for non-members, per person per wreath. Register here

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December New Moon Dinner

December 26, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Sawtooth Botanical Garden, 11 Gimlet Road
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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SOLD OUT!! Thank you for your interest in SBG's New Moon Dinners! The December NMD is sold out, but there are two dates still available for the 2019-2020 winter season - we hope you can join us! Enjoy the Sawtooth Botanical Garden in winter! New Moon Dinner events feature a "farm to greenhouse" catered meal with wine for 50 people in our heated greenhouse, a "snow bar" and warming fire pits outside the greenhouse, and night sky viewing telescopes outside…

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January 2020

Landscaping with Edgy Evergreens

January 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Garden, 11 Gimlet Rd
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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$40

Do you and your neighbors want to have privacy AND maintain views? Do you find that your palette of conifers in zones 3, 4, and 5 seems limited? Join Tony McCammon, experienced horticulturist and teacher, in this presentation of interesting and problem-solving evergreens that will thrive in the Wood River Valley. Questions and answer session.

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January New Moon Dinner

January 24 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Sawtooth Botanical Garden, 11 Gimlet Road
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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$95

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT! Please consider registering for the February New Moon Dinner here. Enjoy the Sawtooth Botanical Garden in winter! New Moon Dinner events feature a "farm to greenhouse" catered meal with wine for 40 people in our heated greenhouse, a "snow bar" and warming fire pits outside the greenhouse, and night sky viewing telescopes outside on the darker, north side of the Visitor Center. We are partnering with the Idaho Conservation League for these events; they will…

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February 2020

February New Moon Dinner

February 23 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
11 Gimlet Rd
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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$95

The February New Moon Dinner is SOLD OUT! Please contact us if you would like to be wait listed... there's still an opportunity for fun! Enjoy the Sawtooth Botanical Garden in winter! New Moon Dinner events feature a "farm to greenhouse" catered meal with wine for 50 people in our heated greenhouse, a "snow bar" and warming fire pits outside the greenhouse, and night sky viewing telescopes outside on the darker, north side of the Visitor Center. We are partnering…

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April 2020

Postponed: Bug Zoo!

April 25 @ 11:00 am - May 7 @ 3:00 pm
Sawtooth Botanical Garden Education Center, 11 Gimlet Road
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
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Free – $5

Postponed: The 15th annual Bug Zoo starts with a buzz with the enormously popular Bug Zoo Festival on a Saturday.  The Zoo enjoys a 2 week run. Closed on Sundays.  This year's theme is "Brave and Curious!" You'll see old favorites like tarantulas, scorpions, geckos and snakes and more! Get up close and personal with some of Bug Zoo's famous creatures, make critter crafts, do a bug scavenger hunt, play buggy games and more! Bring the kids and explore engaging…

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June 2020

Tours of the Garden of Infinite Compassion

June 20 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Free

Sawtooth Botanical Garden is home to a large Tibetan prayer wheel that was blessed by the 14th Dalai Lama. Saturdays in June, July, and August guides will lead you through the gardens that surround it, giving history and context. Join us! Tours last about 1/2 hour.

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July 2020

25th Annual Garden Tour

July 25 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
11 Gimlet Rd
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States

We are no longer accepting online ticket sales for the Garden Tour! If you still need tickets, you may visit any of the six locations on the booklet map and purchase your tickets there starting at 10:00 AM tomorrow, Saturday, July 25th. Thank you for your safe and enjoyable participation in this year's event everyone! The Sawtooth Botanical Garden's 25th Annual Garden Tour will be held July 25, 2020, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. 2020 showcase gardens are located in Golden…

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