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Sawtooth Botanical Garden Education Center

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11 Gimlet Road
Ketchum, ID 83340 United States
208-726-9358

Upcoming Events

June 2017
$25

Junior Master Gardener series

June 13 @ 9:45 am - 2:30 pm
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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…

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$5 - $10

Critters in the Garden

June 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Look familiar?  No matter where you live in the Wood River Valley, you've probably experienced the fondness of voles, rabbits, deer and other critters for veggies and flowers, even trees.  This class will explore why wildlife wants to eat your plants and how to get them to stop. Nonlethal methods will be emphasized. Information will also be presented about plants that resist wildlife depredation as well as those are harmful to wildlife and should be avoided. Date/time: Wednesday, June 14, 2017; 6:00 - 7:30…

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$25

Junior Master Gardener series

June 20 @ 9:45 am - 2:30 pm
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An event every week on the same day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on June 27, 2017

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…

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$25

Junior Master Gardener series

June 27 @ 9:45 am - 2:30 pm
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An event every week on the same day that lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on June 27, 2017

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…

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July 2017
$25

Daisy Doodles – Art in the Garden

July 10 @ 9:30 am - July 11 @ 12:30 pm

  Tell a story...Explore the Garden...Journal...Create a Book...Bind & Glue...Paint....Sketch...Observe! Daisy Doodles is a fun, 2-day exploration of book making, journaling and art under the mentorship a local artist. Children will weave stories by creating hand-made books inspired by the garden's flowers, trees and creek. Materials and snacks are provided.  Suitable for ages 8-10 for a maximum of 10 children. Dates:  July 10-11, Monday & Tuesday, from 9:30 AM – 12:30 PM. Instructor:  Kate O'Brien, art teacher at Bellevue Elementary School. Cost: $25  

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Painting the Portrait in Watercolor with Stan Miller – FULL

July 18 @ 10:00 am - July 20 @ 3:00 pm

Don't miss this exceptional opportunity to learn the fundamentals of realism, impressionism and abstraction from a master watercolorist and teacher. Explore how to choose a paintable subject that matches ones skill level, technique, color, creating mood, understanding composition & design and portrait backgrounds.  The workshop will be held July 18-20, 2017. Registration will open at NOON, Wednesday, September 21.  The workshop will cost $400 and payment must be paid at the time of registration. No spaces will be held without payment. Please call…

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August 2017
$90 - $100

Watercolor Techniques

August 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Nationally recognized botanical artist and teacher Laura Vogel returns to the Sawtooth Botanical Garden for four intimate, 1-day workshops August 19 and 22-24. Check our calendar for detailed information about each workshop. Watercolor Techniques will be held Saturday, August 19.  Suitable for both beginners and those who wish to refine their techniques, it will be held at the Garden from 10 AM - 4 PM.  Then perhaps you'd like to dive into 3 subjects in 3 days during the Watercolor Explorations series Tuesday-Thursday, August 22, 23 and 24.…

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$125 - $150

Watercolor Explorations – Leaves

August 22 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

Watercolor Explorations - 3 Days, 3 Subjects Nationally recognized botanical artist and teacher Laura Vogel returns to the Sawtooth Botanical Garden for a series of four, intimate 1-day workshops August 19 and 22-24.  Check our calendar for detailed information about each workshop, including Watercolor Techniques offered Saturday, August 19. A 3-part Watercolor Explorations series will be held Tuesday-Thursday, August 22, 23 and 24.  Enjoy one, two or all three days of this hands series and learn botanical watercolor techniques.  Each day we will work…

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$125 - $150

Watercolor Explorations – Branches

August 23 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

Watercolor Explorations - 3 Days, 3 Subjects Nationally recognized botanical artist and teacher Laura Vogel returns to the Sawtooth Botanical Garden for a series of four, intimate 1-day workshops August 19 and 22-24.  Check our calendar for detailed information about each workshop, including Watercolor Techniques offered Saturday, August 19. A 3-part Watercolor Explorations series will be held Tuesday-Thursday, August 22, 23 and 24.  Enjoy one, two or all three days in this hands series and learn botanical watercolor techniques.  Each day we will work…

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$125 - $150

Watercolor Explorations – Flowers

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm

Watercolor Explorations - 3 Days, 3 Subjects Nationally recognized botanical artist and teacher Laura Vogel returns to the Sawtooth Botanical Garden for a series of four, intimate 1-day workshops August 19 and 22-24.  Check our calendar for detailed information about each workshop, including Watercolor Techniques offered Saturday, August 19. A 3-part Watercolor Explorations series will be held Tuesday-Thursday, August 22, 23 and 24.  Enjoy one, two or all three days of this hands on series and learn botanical watercolor techniques.  Each day we will…

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