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“Our Garden attracts good people, people who care” – Karen Christeson, Volunteer Manager 06/15/2022
“Our Garden attracts good people, people who care” – Karen Christeson, Volunteer Manager
By: Anni Jack, Adult Education Coordinator

June in the Idaho Botanical Garden is a beautiful thing! Blooms, music, yoga, a gathering place for our community… But the key ingredient that makes it the id

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Staff Highlight: Meet Erica! 06/06/2022
Staff Highlight: Meet Erica!
By: Alissa Tarrant, IBG Content Coordinator

I got a text from Erica: "I'm going to water the veggie garden in 45 minutes!"  Perfect time for an interview, right?  If you haven't met Erica yet, she's I

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Meet Eric Walle & Krista Littleton,  Event Director & Manager 05/20/2022
Meet Eric Walle & Krista Littleton, Event Director & Manager
By: Anni Jack, Adult Education Coordinator

On this cooler April day, I joined Eric and Krista in the Garden for the opening day of the Fairy House Exhibit.  Between setting up music and interacting

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Meet Daniel Murphy,  Collections Curator & Appreciator of Garden Weeds 04/06/2022
Meet Daniel Murphy, Collections Curator & Appreciator of Garden Weeds
By: Anni Jack, Adult Education Coordinator

Let’s start off IBG staff highlights with our very own Daniel Murphy. We recently spent a gorgeous spring afternoon talking garden weeds and Daniel-details. 

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Weed It & Reap: Growing A Gardener 03/10/2022
Weed It & Reap: Growing A Gardener
By: Nell Frazer Lindquist, IBG Greenhouse and Nursery Coordinator

Working at the Idaho Botanical Garden, we often hear, “I can’t do what you do: I’m not a professional gardener!” While it’s flattering to be consi

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The Horticulture Team – Favorite Plants & Memories 02/09/2022
The Horticulture Team – Favorite Plants & Memories
By: The IBG Hort Team

KRISTIN LITTLE, Horticulturist Pick ONE favorite plant? Not possible. I can give you a top three: Borage officinalis (also known as a Starflower) Geum

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IBG Staff Holiday Traditions 11/30/2021
IBG Staff Holiday Traditions
By: Anni Jack, IBG Adult Education Coordinator

Garden Staff reflected on their favorite holiday traditions, memories, and recipes, read on below! 🎁 (Almost!) every year, my family likes to donate t

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