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Pollinators! 08/08/2018
Pollinators!
By: Anna Lindquist, Garden Lead and Native Plant Specialist

Working at the garden it is impossible to ignore the myriad of pollinators we have buzzing, flying, and swooping around us (including our new Bee mascot!). Many

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Identifying the Goathead Monster 07/23/2018
Identifying the Goathead Monster
By: Daniel Murphy, Collections Curator

If you have spent much time on a bicycle in Boise, chances are you have been the victim of a goathead-induced flat tire. You probably even got a good look at th

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It’s National Pollinator Week 06/18/2018
It’s National Pollinator Week
By: Daniel Murphy

Thanks to Pollinator Partnership for providing these Pollination Fast Facts! What is pollination? Pollination is a vital stage in the life cycle of all flow

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Interested in Saving Seeds? 06/15/2018
Interested in Saving Seeds?
By: Idaho Botanical Garden

Here are some very basic seed saving tips! Some of the easiest flowers to collect seeds from include: Chocolate flower (Berlandieria lyrata) Winecups (

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Meet Mark Nagel Volunteer Beekeeper 05/29/2018
Meet Mark Nagel Volunteer Beekeeper
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Hi Everyone! Let me introduce myself.  My name is Mark Nagel and I am the new volunteer beekeeper at the Garden.  I have been keeping bees for 6 years and am

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30,000 Honey Bees! 05/17/2018
30,000 Honey Bees!
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30,000 Honey Bees! Please welcome our newest IBG staff members…30,000 honey bees!   Please welcome our newest IBG staff members…30,000 honey b

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Plantoids at the Garden 02/14/2018
Plantoids at the Garden
By: Idaho Botanical Garden

Idaho Botanical Garden hosted the Plantoids Robotics Workshop In an unusual pairing of robotics and horticulture, the Idaho Botanical Garden hosted the Pl

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Focus on Early Childhood 02/12/2018
Focus on Early Childhood
By: Idaho Botanical Garden

Project Learning Tree - Professional Development Workshop Focus on Early Childhood - March 16-17, 2018 Friday, 4:30-8:30 pm. Saturday, 8:30 am–3:30 pm with

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10/22/2015
“Birds & Blooms” Magazine
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Author Melinda Meyers with "Birds and Blooms" magazine names the Idaho Botanical Garden as her #2 favorite public garden in the nation!

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01/31/2014
Rethinking Idaho Landscapes
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The Idaho Botanical Garden and the University of Idaho continue popular and important community forum, Rethinking Idaho Landscapes on February 22, 2014. Keynote

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01/31/2014
Winter Interest
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We are well into winter in the northern hemisphere, and the plants in our landscapes have been dormant for weeks now. (more…)

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