2021 Tree, Lawn, Landscape and Gardening Classes

Learn more about caring for your trees, lawn and garden at these informational, free classes brought to you by Boise Parks and Recreation and the Community Forestry Unit. Registration is required and all classes will be held virtually using Microsoft Teams. Use the links included on this page to register online or call (208) 608-7680 for assistance.

Flower and Gardening Classes

Treasures of the Boise Front Wildflowers and More – Explore the floristic treasures of the Boise Front through a photographic journey. Class will be held virtually on February 24 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Register hereCurrently, there is a waitlist.

Grape Growing – Learn how to plant, prune and harvest grapes. Class will be held virtually on March 3 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Register hereCurrently, there is a waitlist.

Organic Gardening – Our team will cover planning, plant selection, care, watering and weeds in this helpful course. Class will be held virtually on March 10 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Register hereCurrently, there is a waitlist.

Roses – Add beauty to your home or garden by planting roses. This course will cover pruning techniques and how to treat some of the most common pests. Class will be held virtually on March 17 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Register here.

Landscaping Classes and Arboretum Tour

Landscape – Get background on residential landscape design in this informational course. Site planning, proper placement hydro zones and more will be covered on March 24 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Register today.

Lawn and Irrigation – We’ll cover turf growth, physiology and effective cultivation strategies in this virtual course on March 31. Plus, learn about efficient irrigation systems. Register today. Currently, there is a waitlist.

City Arboretum Tour – Come tour the nursery where the City of Boise grows its trees! Class will be limited to 10 attendees and we recommend you bring a water bottle. Masks and social distancing are required. The tour will be held on May 12 – learn more and register. Currently, there is a waitlist.

Learn more about the Laura Moore Cunningham Arboretum.

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