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Hours of Operation
Year-round Administration Office Hours:
Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Summer Hours – March 16 – November 15
Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Friday-Sunday, 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. (8 p.m. starting June 1)
Final admission taken at 30 minutes prior to closing.
Winter Hours – November 16 – March 15
Monday-Friday: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: CLOSED
$1.00 off Garden General Admission Rates.
The Garden closes for regular admission at 3:30 p.m. on Thursdays June-July; 3:00 p.m. on Thursdays, August-September for Great Garden Escape.
Tuesday, Aug 4,
Wednesday, Aug 5,
Wednesday, Aug 12,
Thursday, Aug 13,
Wednesday, Aug 26 – Closed all day for Outlaw Field Concerts
Saturday, August 22 – Closed for Bug Day
Stroll for the Heart and Soul
May-September: Tuesdays and Thursday from 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. – Free Admission
Visitor Services and Donation Requests
Warren Maxfield, Warren@IdahoBotanicalGarden.org
Elizabeth Dickey: Elizabeth@IdahoBotanicalGarden.org
Membership, Site Rental
Donna Wade: Donna@IdahoBotanicalGarden.org
Donations, Planned Giving, Accounts Payable
Jennifer Dunmire: Jennifer@IdahoBotanicalGarden.org
Public Events and Sponsorship
Tracylea Balmer: Tracylea@IdahoBotanicalGarden.org
Karen Christeson: Karen@IdahoBotanicalGarden.org
Toby Mancini: Toby@IdahoBotanicalGarden.org
Email Contact Form
Your questions and feedback help the garden grow. If you don’t hear back from us within 2 business days, we may not have received your message as sometimes emails unintentionally get routed to ‘spam’ folders. Please call 343-8649 for an immediate response.
Please see below form for information on requesting a donation from the Garden.
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To Request a Donation from the Garden
The Garden is pleased to support local nonprofit 501(c)3 organizations and schools with their fundraising efforts. If you would like to request a donation from the Garden, please send us a written request on organization letterhead at least two weeks prior to the donation deadline by mail or fax.
Requests should include:
- Brief details about the organization/business
- Description of donation preference(guest passes, event passes, membership)
- Date of fundraiser
- Deadline for donation
- Contact information
- Where donation should be sent or when it will be picked up
Donation requests may be sent to the Idaho Botanical Garden
2355 Old Penitentiary Rd.
Boise, ID 83712
or, fax: 208-343-3601.
The Garden is not able to contribute monetary donations or donate to political organizations. The Garden has the right to decline a request. Please no more than two requests per calendar year.
Please contact us at 208-343-8649 with any questions.