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Please PreRegister 853-4000

(click on each class below to learn more)  FREE, unless it’s a make/take class.  1HR Classes in our cozy warm greenhouse.

March 18 2015, Wednesday 5:30pm: Fairy Gardens 

Create your own magical fairy garden with some tips and inspiration from Farwest’s Doreen. Plants, soils, jar and natural embellishments included for the $25 fee. Fairies and extras available for purchase. RSVP to 853-4000 to save your seat.

March 21 2015, Saturday 10am: Grape Pruning and Growing

Novembers early freeze was hard on grape canes. Come learn from FarWest owner Dennis Fix the latest pruning techniques to ensure healthy plants and good production this season. If you will be planting new vines, Dennis will show proper planting, pruning and trellising options to get your vines off to a great start. RSVP to 853-4000 to save your seat.

March 25 2015, Wednesday 5:30pm: Landscape Design 

Our FarWest Landscape Designers, David & Stacy will walk you through the basic principles of landscape designing. Then they will take your questions and work through some specific scenarios. Bring photos, measurements of your project areas and your landscape challenges and receive some expert advice. RSVP to 853-4000 to save your seat.

March 28 2015, Saturday 10am: Berry Growing 

Sweet and juicy fresh picked berries are a wonderful summer treat. Ariel Agenbroad, U of I Extension Educator will teach you how to plant, grow, and prune berry plants to grow your own garden jewel. RSVP to 853-4000 to save your seat.

April 4 2015, Saturday 10am: Living Easter Basket 

Come plant your own adorable living Easter Basket with FarWest’s Rhonda. Basket, soil, plants and ribbon included in for the $25 fee. RSVP to 853-4000 to save your seat.

April 8 2015, Wednesday 6 pm: Paver Paths & Patios 

 Far West owner Dennis Fix will share his tips and techniques for properly installing paver paths and patios. RSVP to 853-4000 to save your seat.

April 11 2015, Saturday 10am: Blueberries 

Yes blueberries can be grown in the Boise area. FarWest owner Dennis Fix will share his tips and techniques for growing delicious blueberries in your own backyard. RSVP to 853-4000 to save your seat.

April 15 2015, Wednesday 6 pm: Fairy Gardens 

Create your own magical fairy garden with some tips and inspiration from Farwest’s Marianne. Plants, soils, jar and natural embellishments included for the $25 fee. Fairies and extras available for purchase. RSVP to 853-4000 to save your seat.

April 18 2015, Saturday 10am: Rose Care 

Grow your own beautiful, healthy and disease free roses. Come learn the proper planting pruning, watering and fertilizing techniques to ensure your success. RSVP to 853-4000 to save your seat.

April 22 2015, Wednesday 5:30pm: Japanese Maples 

FarWest’s tree buyer Rick will take you on a walking tour of our Japenese Maple collection and show you the unique characteristics of the different cultivars. RSVP to 853-4000 to save your seat.

April 25 2015, Saturday 10am: Funky Junk 

FarWest’s Rhonda will show you how to repurpose all sorts of fun and unique objects into planters of succulents, herbs, flowers or veggies. You are welcome to bring your own unique container to plant up while you are here. RSVP to 853-4000 to save your seat.

April 29 2015, Wednesday 6 pm: Landscape Design 

Our FarWest Landscape Designers, Gus & David will walk you through the basic principles of landscape designing. Then they will take your questions and work through some specific scenarios. Bring photos, measurements of your project areas and your landscape challenges and receive some expert advice. RSVP to 853-4000 to save your seat.