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Guided Garden Tours End October 8

The Garden of Inifinite Compassion  From the Alpine Garden

 

SBG Guided Tours End for Season

The Sawtooth Botanical Garden will celebrate the end of summer and the Trailing of the Sheep Festival with free guided tours of its most popular gardens. Two daily tours will be offered Wednesday through Sunday, October 4-8.  Morning tours highlight the Garden of Infinite Compassion which features a rare Tibetan prayer wheel constructed at the Dalai Lama’s monastery in India. Afternoon tours start feature the Garden of the Five Senses, Montane Garden and perennial beds.

  • Wednesday, October 4: 10-11 AM with SBG Education Director Kristin Fletcher; 4-5 PM with SBG Garden Manager Kathy Noble.
  • Thursday, October 5: 10-11 AM with SBG Education Director Kristin Fletcher; 4-5 PM with SBG Garden Manager Kathy Noble.
  • Friday, October 6: 10-11 AM with Buddhist teacher Mary Ann Chubb; 4-5 PM with SBG Garden Manager Kathy Noble.
  • Saturday, October 7: 10-11 AM with SBG Executive Director Kat Vanden Heuvel; 4-5 PM with local garden expert Helen Stone.
  • Sunday, October 8: 10-11 AM with Buddhist teacher Mary Ann Chubb; 4-5 PM with SBG Garden Assistant Susan Sheffield.

SBG is located at 11 Gimlet Road, 4 miles south of Ketchum.

 

Roots to Seeds

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The Sawtooth Botanical Garden is offering “Roots to Seeds,” a great end of the summer children’s workshop on Saturday, September 16. During this fun 3-hour class children ages 8-10 will explore the plant world from the ground up through stories, games and hands-in-the-dirt activities. Cost is just $25 per student and includes materials and snacks. Advance registration required. Instructor: SBG Education Director Kristin Fletcher.

Instructor: SBG Education Director Kristin Fletcher

Date: Saturday, September 16

Time9:30 AM – 12:30 PM

Cost: $25, includes materials and snacks; advance registration required

Junior Master Gardener series

Junior Master Gardener

By popular demand!  The Sawtooth Botanical Garden and 4-H will cohost the Junior Master Gardener camp!  JMG engages children in novel, hands-on group and individual learning experiences that provide a love of gardening, develop an appreciation for the environment and cultivate the mind.  Kids will enjoy individual and group activities, help prepare ethnic lunches, participate in fun educational games, learn life skills plus leave with a JMG Certification! Perfect for 4th – 8th graders.

Dates: Tuesdays, June 13, 20 and 27; 9:45 AM – 2:30 PM

Instructors: Kathi Kimball (University of Idaho Blaine County Extension 4-H Program) and Kristin Fletcher (SBG Education Director)

Cost: $25, advance registration only.

Register: Contact Kathi Kimball at 208-788-5585 or Kristin Fletcher at (208) 726-9358

Junior Master Gardener series

Junior Master Gardener

By popular demand!  The Sawtooth Botanical Garden and 4-H will cohost the Junior Master Gardener camp!  JMG engages children in novel, hands-on group and individual learning experiences that provide a love of gardening, develop an appreciation for the environment and cultivate the mind.  Kids will enjoy individual and group activities, help prepare ethnic lunches, participate in fun educational games, learn life skills plus leave with a JMG Certification! Perfect for 4th – 8th graders.

Dates: Tuesdays, June 13, 20 and 27; 9:45 AM – 2:30 PM

Instructors: Kathi Kimball (University of Idaho Blaine County Extension 4-H Program) and Kristin Fletcher (SBG Education Director)

Cost: $25, advance registration only.

Register: Contact Kathi Kimball at 208-788-5585 or Kristin Fletcher at (208) 726-9358

Junior Master Gardener series

Junior Master Gardener

By popular demand!  The Sawtooth Botanical Garden and 4-H will cohost the Junior Master Gardener camp!  JMG engages children in novel, hands-on group and individual learning experiences that provide a love of gardening, develop an appreciation for the environment and cultivate the mind.  Kids will enjoy individual and group activities, help prepare ethnic lunches, participate in fun educational games, learn life skills plus leave with a JMG Certification! Perfect for 4th – 8th graders.

Dates: Tuesdays, June 13, 20 and 27; 9:45 AM – 2:30 PM

Instructors: Kathi Kimball (University of Idaho Blaine County Extension 4-H Program) and Kristin Fletcher (SBG Education Director)

Cost: $25, advance registration only.

Register: Contact Kathi Kimball at 208-788-5585 or Kristin Fletcher at (208) 726-9358