Contact Us

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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 Office will be closed Thursday & Friday, November 26-27 for the holiday. We will remain open for Winter Garden aGlow from 6-9 p.m.


Stroll for the Heart and Soul

May-September: Tuesdays and Thursday from 
7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
  – Free Admission

Programs Contact

Visitor Services and Donation Requests

Warren Maxfield,


Elizabeth Dickey:

Membership, Site Rental

Donna Wade:

Donations, Planned Giving, Accounts Payable

Jennifer Dunmire:

Public Events and Sponsorship

Tracylea Balmer:


Karen Christeson:


Toby Mancini:

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.