events & seminars –

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.

June 11th 2015, Thursday 6-9:00pm: 9th Annual Evening in the Garden

Our 9th annual fundraiser for Boise Valley Habitat for Humanity. Join us for a fabulous Evening in the Garden! There will be live music, food & wine. Bid on a wide variety of silent & live auctions items! We love that all proceeds benefit local Treasure Valley residents, thru Boise Valley Habitat for Humanity. Come support this community fundraiser & visit with garden guru, plant expert & one of our favorite peeps, Crickett Rudd!! Tickets available now at FarWest $25, also available Thursday at the door.

June 20th, 2015, Sat. 10 am Fairy Garden Class- Make & Take $25

Come plant your own fabulous mini garden with FarWest’s Custom Potter, Marianne. Use natural elements to make yours unique! Container, soil, plants and natural elements included in for the $25 fee. RSVP to 853-4000 to save your seat.

June 27th 2015, Sat. 10 am Succulent Wreath Class $30

Create a gorgeous succulent wreath with FarWest’s plant expert, Doreen. This is a hands on workshop, all materials included in for the $30 fee. RSVP to 853-4000 to save your seat.

July Fairy Garden Class- Sat. 10 am, mid to late July 

Come plant your own fabulous mini garden with FarWest’s Custom Potter, Marianne. Use natural elements to make yours unique! Container, soil, plants and natural elements included in for the $25 fee. RSVP to 853-4000 to save your seat.

July Designing with Firewise/Drought tolerant Plants date TBA

If you’re interested, register & we will announce a date.  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 Japanese Maple collection and show you the unique characteristics of the different cultivars. RSVP to 853-4000 to save your spot on the tour.

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.