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Movement & Mindfulness May 05/08/2020
Movement & Mindfulness May
By: Gillian Bovard, Event Operations Manager

We know that this has been an incredibly stressful time for so many people in our community. We’ve teamed up with some amazing folks this month to bring you s

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Rooted | May 7, 2020 05/07/2020
Rooted | May 7, 2020
By: Erin Anderson, Executive Director

Wow. Just wow! I am overwhelmed by the support we have received through Idaho Gives over the past fourteen days. We’ve nearly reached our goal of $15,000!

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Rooted | April 23, 2020 04/23/2020
Rooted | April 23, 2020
By: Erin Anderson, Executive Director

Everyone should have access to fresh produce, but right now food security is at an all-time low. ­­­ Our shelters, food pantries, and feeding services are

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Rooted | April 16, 2020 04/16/2020
Rooted | April 16, 2020
By: Erin Anderson, Executive Director

If you're like me, you find yourselves thinking about the small things. Making special connections with friends, family and loved ones, and slowing way down as

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Volunteer Q&A | Anni! 04/16/2020
Volunteer Q&A | Anni!
By: Karen Christeson, Volunteer Manager

This week we are delighted to tell you about just one of the amazing members of our IBG volunteer team! It is a privilege to work alongside, learn from, and

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Week of the Young Child 2020 04/12/2020
Week of the Young Child 2020
By: Gillian Bovard, Event Operations Manager

Each April we look forward to watching the Garden come to life and welcoming hundreds of families to the Garden in celebration of our youngest Idahoans. Our par

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Rooted | April 9, 2020 04/09/2020
Rooted | April 9, 2020
By: Erin Anderson, Executive Director

Food, glorious food! In last week's Rooted, I talked about food, growing your Resilience Garden at home, and organizations like the Idaho Foodbank who need

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Cooking at Home with Brassica oleracea 04/09/2020
Cooking at Home with Brassica oleracea
By: Elizabeth Dickey, Education and Visitor Engagement Director

Many of us are spending more time at home cooking. Now is a great time to capitalize on the situation and look for ways to improve our diet and have less impact

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Rooted | April 2, 2020 04/02/2020
Rooted | April 2, 2020
By: Erin Anderson, Executive Director

While our gates have been closed for just over a week now, it hasn't prevented our Garden from putting on a beautiful spring show. Our snowdrops, daffodils, and

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To our Garden community. COVID-19 Update 03/25/2020
To our Garden community. COVID-19 Update
By: Erin Anderson, Executive Director

To our Garden community, Watching our community come together to support each other over the past few weeks has been incredible. It makes us proud to be a part

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Wide-open Spaces. COVID-19 Update 03/13/2020
Wide-open Spaces. COVID-19 Update
By: Erin Anderson, Executive Director

Breathe in, breathe out. We understand things are getting a little stressful in our world lately. Fortunately, the Garden is a great place to find peace and fre

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Wildflowers and Weeds of the Boise Foothills 06/18/2019
Wildflowers and Weeds of the Boise Foothills
By: Daniel Murphy, Collections Curator and Anna Lindquist, Garden Lead

This time of year the Idaho Botanical Garden serves as a welcoming oasis as temperatures climb and we all seek the shade of the Meditation Garden or the bounty

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PRETTY TOUGH PLANTS: Discover the Plant Select® Program 04/03/2019
PRETTY TOUGH PLANTS: Discover the Plant Select® Program
By: Nell Frazer Lindqust, IBG Greenhouse & Nursery Coordinator

The Plant Select® program identifies, promotes, and distributes plants that are well suited for gardens in the Intermountain West. Created in 1997, the program

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Going Green in 2019 03/21/2019
Going Green in 2019
By: Anna Lindquist, Garden Lead and Native Plant Specialist

While the Idaho Botanical Garden has always been a place for green thumbs and environmental stewards, last year we decided to take it to the next level by creat

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Idaho celebrates Week of the Young Child 03/21/2019
Idaho celebrates Week of the Young Child
By: Brandi Nyhof, Idaho AEYC outreach coordinator

The Idaho Association for the Education of Young Children (Idaho AEYC) is partnering with the Idaho Botanical Garden to host a family-friendly outdoor celebrati

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Lunaria Grant Program 2019 Grantees 03/19/2019
Lunaria Grant Program 2019 Grantees
By: Jennifer Dunmire, Development Director

The Idaho Botanical Garden is pleased to announce the 2019 Lunaria Grant award winners and their projects! College of Western Idaho – Pollinator Garden w

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Waking Up Your Garden 03/04/2019
Waking Up Your Garden
By: Elizabeth Dickey, Education and Visitor Engagement Director

Early spring is a great time to shake off the winter blues and get your garden ready before the busy warm season is upon us. Local gardeners have a few sayin

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Idaho Botanical Garden hosts Winter Garden aGlow from Nov. 22 to Jan. 1 11/14/2018
Idaho Botanical Garden hosts Winter Garden aGlow from Nov. 22 to Jan. 1
By: Chad M. Thompson, Marketing & Communication Director

You may have seen the Garden in bloom this spring and summer, but have you seen it aglow in the winter? Join us November 22 to January 1 for the annual Winter G

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Idaho’s first ever public tree climb adventure is coming! 08/28/2018
Idaho’s first ever public tree climb adventure is coming!
By: David Anderson, Canopy Watch

Public invited to first-ever guided educational tree climb in Idaho September 29, Idaho Botanical Garden, Boise IDAHO BOTANICAL GARDEN, Boise, ID – Idaho’

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Private Gardens Tour 2019 Announced 07/30/2018
Private Gardens Tour 2019 Announced
By: Corey King, Marketing and Communication Director

Idaho Botanical Garden accepting nominations in Boise’s Highlands Area The Idaho Botanical Garden is planning for the 2019 Private Gardens Tour of residentia

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It’s Just Ducky at Great Garden Escape 07/10/2018
It’s Just Ducky at Great Garden Escape
By: Idaho Botanical Garden

Idaho Botanical Garden partners with Duck Club Presents Boise, Idaho, July 10, 2018–The Idaho Botanical Garden is a fun, vibrant, place with 13 acres of cu

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Renewal Keeps the Garden Growing 06/01/2018
Renewal Keeps the Garden Growing
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Idaho Botanical Garden has a new look and a new vibe Idaho Botanical Garden is a fun, vibrant, place with a new updated logo to reflect this exciting community

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10/18/2016
Idaho Botanical Garden Releases Statement on City of Boise’s Planned 2017 Concert Series
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                             Contact: Erin Anderson October 17, 2016     (208) 275-8609 erin@i

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09/08/2016
Idaho Botanical Garden Hires Erin Guerricabeitia as Executive Director
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BOISE, ID – The Idaho Botanical Garden (IBG) today announced the hiring of Erin Guerricabeitia as the new IBG Executive Director. Guerricabeitia will be respo

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09/07/2016
Idaho Botanical Garden to Host Celebration for New Entrance Garden on September 20th
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BOISE, ID – The Idaho Botanical Garden will host a celebration for its new entrance garden on Tuesday, September 20th at 10:00 a.m. The new entrance garden wa

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08/12/2016
2017 Outlaw Field Summer Concert Series RFP
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The Idaho Botanical Garden is currently accepting proposals to promote and produce the 2017 Outlaw Field Summer Concert Series®. This will be the tenth consec

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08/17/2015
With Our Thanks…
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Annual Nonprofit Excellence Nominees Announced (BOISE) – Nearly 200 nominations from across Idaho have been received for the annual Nonprofit Excellence Award

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05/06/2014
Idaho Botanical Garden Announces New Executive Director
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May 5, 2014 (Boise, ID) –The Idaho Botanical Garden Board of Directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Wiersema as Executive Director. Wierse

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03/03/2014
Idaho Botanical Garden Recognizes Outgoing Director, Search Underway for New Director
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The Idaho Botanical Garden is saying farewell to executive director, Julia Rundberg. The community is invited to thank her for her service on Friday, May 9 on N

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11/13/2013
Gardening expert Ciscoe Morris to visit Boise to benefit Idaho Botanical Garden
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27th Annual Garden Tour boosts six private gardens June 12, 2013 (Boise, ID) – The Idaho Botanical Garden welcomes northwest gardening expert Ciscoe Morris t

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10/29/2013
Celebrate Fall with a Scarecrows Safari at the Idaho Botanical Garden
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August 8, 2013 (Boise, Idaho) Enjoy the Idaho Botanical Garden as it transforms for the fall season. Celebrate cool evenings with a Scarecrow Safari throughout

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