Gardening with GROW!

Ellen’s Joy Buck Rose

Spring 2022 Class Series 

All classes will be held at the Kootenai River Inn and Casino’s Ktunaxa Room in Bonners Ferry.
Cost: $10 per class for current GROW! members, $20 per class for nonmembers, or as noted, payable at the door. All proceeds support the GROW! Community Garden.  GROW! membership is $22 per year for individuals or $40 per year for families.
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PLEASE NOTE–THE FOLLOWING CLASS IS CANCELED AND WILL BE RESCHEDULED!
Supporting our Pollinators – FREE to members!
Art Church, instructor
In collaboration with the Friends of the Kootenai Wildlife Refuge
How important are our pollinators? Well, our lives depend on them! Learn how to choose plants to support pollinator habitat in our area. Art will discuss how he is helping the Friends of the Kootenai Wildlife Refuge (FKWR) design pollinator habitat there as well. Class is free to GROW! members and to members of FKWR.

Successful Tomato Production in Boundary County
Kate Painter, instructor
Thurs., May 19, 2-4pm
 

While North Idaho has a relatively short growing season, you can grow well adapted varieties and enjoy an abundant harvest! Learn how to nurture your tomatoes at either end of the season, protect them from disease, prune, and water this delicious garden treat. Tomato resources will be provided to participants. Email me to reserve your spot and ensure you receive handouts.

Growing Roses in Idaho: Choosing and Caring for Your Plants
Kate Painter, instructor
CANCELED — NOT ENOUGH SIGN-UPS TO COVER COURSE EXPENSES

Rose lovers around the world have developed beautiful varieties that survive with little special care in our climate. Dr. Stephen Love, with the University of Idaho, has an extensive public rose garden in Aberdeen, ID, in which he has tested cold-hardy, disease-resistant rose varieties developed in Canada and Iowa (Buck roses). This class covers rose types and common diseases as well. Rose resources will be provided to participants. Email me to reserve your spot and ensure you receive handouts.

Growing Beneficial, Edible Mushrooms in Your Garden
Art Church, instructor
Thurs., June 2, 2-4pm
 

Art will describe how he uses King Stropharia (Stropharia rugosoannulata) mushrooms in his garden to enrich his soil as well as provide an abundant harvest of delicious mushrooms. It is not too late to make your own patch for a fall harvest! Mushroom resources will be provided to participants. Email me to reserve your spot and ensure you receive handouts.