Evergreen prunings make beautiful natural wreaths

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

Saving Seeds: Building a Seed Bank for Boundary County

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

Step by Step Organic Gardening: Building Your Soil

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