Events


Calendar - Events of Interest

Date Event
March 10, 2018; 10 am–2 pm A Community of Gardeners — Come visit with gardeners in your community. Free and open to the public! Details, including location and contacts, in Classes & Workshops, below.
March 14, 2018; 6:30–8:30 pm Garden Club monthly meeting. This month in Buhl, ID. — Monthly meeting of the For the Love of Growing Garden Club. Free and open to the public! Details, including location and contacts, in Club Meetings, below.
March 23-25, 2018 Subscribe to Spring! An NGC Flower Show held in conjunction with the Boise Flower & Garden Show. Details, including show schedule and contacts, in Flower Shows & Garden Tours, below.
March 26, 2018 2018 Southwest District Spring Meeting, hosted by Nampa Garden Club in Meridian, ID. Details in Conventions & Board Meetings, below.
April 6-8, 2018 NGC Pacific Region Annual Convention in Chena Hot Springs, AK. Details in Conventions & Board Meetings, below.
April 12-13, 2018 NGC Flower Show School – Course I in Boise, ID. Details in Classes & Workshops, below.
May 20-24, 2018 National Garden Clubs, Inc. 89th Annual Convention in Philadelphia, PA. Details in Conventions & Board Meetings, below.
June 10-12, 2018 Garden Clubs of Idaho, Inc. Annual Convention in Nampa, ID. Details in Conventions & Board Meetings, below.
September 25-30, 2018 National Garden Clubs, Inc. Fall Board Meeting in Orlando, FL.
April 30 - May 5, 2019 National Garden Clubs, Inc. 90th Annual Convention in Biloxi, MS.
September 22-26, 2019 National Garden Clubs, Inc. Fall Board Meeting in St. Louis, MO.

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Upcoming Events

Conventions & Board Meetings

GCII Southwest District 2018 Spring Meeting

The 2018 SW District Spring meeting will be hosted by the Nampa Garden Club at the Valley Shepherd Nazarene Church, 150 W Maestra St, Meridian, ID 83642.

Meeting will be Monday, March 26. Registration at 9 am; meeting begins at 9:30 am.

For additional information, including registration information and driving directions, see the Meeting Invitation (PDF) or contact Charlene Hammons at 208-880-0290.

Garden Clubs of Idaho, Inc. 2018 Annual Convention

The 2018 annual convention of the Garden Clubs of Idaho (GCII) will be held at the Hampton Inn in Nampa, ID, June 10-12, 2018.

For more information, contact Linda Halstead at lindagordy3848@gmail.com

Pacific Region 2018 Annual Convention

"Whoopin' It Up at the Hot Springs" — the 75th annual convention of the Pacific Region, NGC, will be held at the Chena Hot Springs Resort in Fairbanks, AK, April 6-9, 2018.

Complete convention information is available on the Pacific Region Garden Clubs web site. Or view the convention invitation (PDF) and download the registration form (PDF).

National Garden Clubs, Inc. 2018 Annual Convention

"Love Blooms in Philadelphia" — the 89th annual convention of the National Garden Clubs (NGC), Inc., will be held Philadelphia, PA, May 20-24, 2018.

Complete convention information, including schedule and registration form, is available from the National Garden Clubs web site at the 2018 Convention page.

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Classes & Workshops

A Community of Gardeners

Come visit with gardeners in your community. Learning Tables, come ask questions, and see demonstrations on a variety of garden topics from composting with worms, bees, tools repair and care, to plant disease. This event is free and open to the public! Location: Edwards Greenhouse, 4106 Sand Creek St, Boise, ID 83703. Sponsored by Garden Clubs of Idaho, Inc., Southwest District.

Date: March 10, 2018, 10 am – 2 pm.

For additional information, contact Karen Martin, registrar and co-chairman, at kjm5163@yahoo.com or 208-573-9243.

Flower Show School – Course I

The first of four courses in a new Flower Show School series will be held on April 12 - 13, 2018, with optional exam on Saturday, April 14. The course will be at the Best Western Vista Inn, Boise, ID. This two day course features lectures and demonstrations in horticulture and floral design by nationally accredited instructors.

For additional information, contact Pat Baker, registrar and co-chairman, at patbaker@live.com or 208-870-1299.

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Flower Shows & Garden Tours

Garden tours and NGC Flower Shows are periodically presented by local garden clubs and districts. Shows and tours are presented for public enjoyment and education.

Spring Flower Show — Boise, ID

"Subscribe to Spring" - An NGC Flower Show, March 23-25, 2018, at the Boise Flower & Garden Show, Boise Centre, 850 W. Front St., Boise, Idaho.

Entries: March 22; 2-4 pm. Show schedule is available for download as a PDF file.


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Club Meetings

Garden clubs meet throughout the year and often welcome visitors to their meetings. Refer to individual garden club pages for additional club meeting schedules and contact information.

March 14, 2018; 6:30–8:30 pm; Jerome, ID.

Monthly meeting of the For the Love of Growing Garden Club. Free and open to the public! Meeting location: Fairview Veterinary Center, 702 Hwy 30, Buhl, ID 83316.

For additional information, contact Debbie Burke at fortheloveofgrowing@yahoo.com or 208-969-0981.


 

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