Class Detail

Idaho Botanical Garden

2355 Old Penitentiary Road
Boise, ID 83712

Start Date: 2015-04-07
End Date: 2015-05-05

Instructor: 352


Course Description: This course is well suited for the beginning gardener or for those new to gardening in this region. Landscape For Life shows you sustainable methods for working with nature, your soil and the local climate, to create a garden that’s healthier for humans and the environment. The sessions cover soils, water and its application and harvesting, plant selection, gardening to attract wildlife, and landscape construction materials. Each week there will be homework that will result in your having a landscape plan for depicting your home structures, soil types, areas of sun & shade, water flow, wind flow, and current plantings. You will use this plan to help you make decisions on how you can change your landscape to make it more sustainable.

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