Please join us as we plan our 2018 activities! We meet at the following times at the UI Extension Meeting Room, 6447 Kootenai St., Bonners Ferry. All are welcome! Feb. 21 Mar. 7 Mar. 21 April 4 April 18 May 2 May 16 June 6 June 20 July 11 (postponed 1 week due to 4th … More 2018 GROW Membership Meeting Schedule
Are you interested in growing your own fresh vegetables in a ready-made organic garden? We have inexpensive plots available at the GROW (Gardeners for Regional Organic Wellbeing) Community Garden located on Buchanan Street, behind Trinity Lutheran Church. We have 4′ by 20′ plots for $20 per year and 10′ by 20′ plots for $45. The … More Garden plots available to rent for 2018
Are you a small farmer, hobbyist, or business owner in BOUNDARY COUNTY? Would you like to be listed in a resource guide featuring our local suppliers? I will be producing both an online and a paper guide to our local small businesses. Please contact me with the following information if you are interested: Yes! I’d … More A Guide to Local Boundary County Producers
Gardeners for Regional Organic Wellbeing, or GROW!, meets this Wednesday, April 5 at 6pm at the UI Extension office in Bonners Ferry, 6447 Kootenai St. We will be discussing the GROW community garden spring activities and fundraising for next year, including another Farm to Table dinner in the fall. If you are interested in helping, or … More Spring garden activities and our spring raffle discussions at April 5 meeting
UI Master Gardener Series, Winter 2017, Bonners Ferry, ID Jan. 17 – March 30, Tuesday and Thursdays, 1:00 pm-4:00 pm This 60-hour course offers instruction from guest lecturers from the University of Idaho and local professionals on topics including: Fruit and vegetable culture, including orchard and small fruit production in Boundary County Lawn and tree … More Master Gardener course starts January 17 in Bonners Ferry
A pickup full of gleaned evergreen clippings, including ponderosa pine, grand fir, douglas fir, Oregon grape leaves, and dried Dusty Miller leaves was transformed into 15 different wreaths in a class held at the UI Extension office in Bonners Ferry on Dec. 1. Attendees learn to fashion wreaths from evergreen prunings using wire forms. Instructions … More Evergreen prunings make beautiful natural wreaths
Our Farm to Table Gourmet Local Feast was a huge success! Read more about it on the blog post.
Saving seeds from your own plants is easy and fun! UI Extension is building a library of open-pollinated seeds from plants grown here in Boundary County. Join us on Tuesday, January 24, from 1-3pm at the Extension Office to learn more about this project. These plants are well-adapted to our conditions here, which will increase … More Saving Seeds: Building a Seed Bank for Boundary County
University of Idaho Extension will be offering a series of courses on organic gardening this spring, led by Lynn Bush, a long-time local organic gardener and farmer. The first class, Building Your Soil, will be held on Tuesday, January 10, from 1-3pm. Learn how to begin successful organic gardening by building your soil; this is … More Step by Step Organic Gardening: Building Your Soil
One hundred guests joined GROW! for the first Farm to Table Local Gourmet Feast, a fundraiser for the organization to cover operating costs of the local community garden, held on October 15, 2016, at the Boundary County Fairgrounds. Community response was terrific, with an outpouring of locally produced food, flowers, decorations and donations for the … More Farm to Table Fundraiser is a huge success!