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

21st Annual Garden Tour

Join the Sawtooth Botanical Garden’s 21st annual Garden Tour us as we visit six gardens, all north of Ketchum. These homes have something to surprise and delight even the most discerning garden enthusiast. Each home will have knowledgeable plant experts as well as painters, musicians, and refreshments. It’s not just a tour, it’s a party and we hope you’ll join us!

Tickets will go on sale June 1st. Stop by the Garden at 11 Gimlet Road, Ketchum to purchase yours today or buy them online here.

Call 726.9358 for more information.

Advance purchase*:

Member – $20

Non-Member $25

*Advance ticket sales end 7/14/16

Day of Sales:

Member – $25

Non-Member $30

Preview the

Garden Tour Booklet:

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 View the Map of Gardens:

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Thank you to our Annual Event Sponsors
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Pollinators in the Landscape – June 23



Learn to identify key pollinators and the important work they do in our gardens, fields and wildlands during this free, 4-part workshop series sponsored by the Wood River Land Trust, Sawtooth Botanical Garden, The Nature Conservancy and Sawtooth National Recreation Area.


Take a lunch hour or evening walk through the Draper Preserve with a pollination expert and discover the critical interactions between bugs, birds, and blossoms.

Presenter: Dr. Paula Kleintjes Neff, University of Wisconsin

Times: 12:00–1:00 pm and 6:30–8:00 pm

Location: Draper Preserve and Lions Park in Hailey; meet at the Pavilion


Wildflower Walk – Silver Creek’s Birds & Wildflowers

“Silver Creek’s Birds & Wildflowers” led by bird expert Poo Wright-Pulliam and botanist Cynthia Langlois. A unique desert spring creek, amazing birds and wildflowers await us! Over 150 bird species have been observed there! Bring binoculars if you have them.

Destination: The Nature Conservancy’s Silver Creek Preserve
Difficulty: Easy
Meet at 9:00 AM at SBG or see directions below. Return by 3:00 PM

DIRECTIONS:Â From the junction of Hwy 75 and Hwy 20, drive east (left) 7.1 mi to milepost 184.5; Turn right (south) onto Kilpatrick Bridge Road. Meet at the bridge at 9:45 AM.

Walks will happen rain or shine. Bring sturdy walking shoes, water, sunscreen, hat and lunch.  Many walks will be family friendly for children age 7 years and older accompanied by an adult. Call if you have questions. But please leave Fido at home.

Participants will meet at 9:30 AM sharp at the Sawtooth Botanical Garden (Highway 75 and Gimlet Rd., 3 miles south of Ketchum) and will return to the Garden by 3:00 PM. Carpooling is encouraged; if carpooling, consider helping with gas. Donations to the Sawtooth Botanical Garden are appreciated.

The walks are free but registration is required. Please click the Ticket link below to save your spot!