Community Resources


Local Resources

This resource list is intended for use by southwest Idaho gardeners. It is not considered comprehensive, as there are other companies offering plants, supplies, materials and services related to lower-water use gardening. The listing of a site or business is not intended to be an endorsement of any company or product. The Idaho Botanical Garden encourages your feedback and input should you wish another resource added, or find errors needing correction.

Water-Wise and Wildlife Friendly Garden Designers

6920 Pearl Road, Pearl, ID 83616 (208.859.3643)

Madeline George Landscape & Garden Design
10550 W Hill Rd, Boise ID 83714 (208.995.2815)

Peggy Faith Design

Local Native Plant Sources

Draggin’ Wing Farm
5300 Stinger Dr, Boise, ID 83703 (208.345.4199)

Edwards Greenhouse
4106 Sand Creek Street, Boise, ID 83702 (208.342.7548)

FarWest Landscape Garden Center
5728 W State Street, Boise, ID 83703 (208.853.4000)

Greenhurst Nursery
3209 South Happy Valley Road, Nampa, ID 83686 (208.466.5783)

Jayker Wholesale Nursery
4740 West Chinden Blvd., Meridian, ID 83646 (208.887.1790)

North End Organic Nursery
3777 W Chinden Blvd, Garden City, ID 83714 (208.389.4769)

Organizations and Websites

Fire Retardant Plant Information

Idaho Native Plant Society
P.O. Box 9451, Boise, ID 83707

Landscaping with Native Plants of the Intermountain Region

Nature Conservancy

U.S. Department of Agriculture, Natural Resources Conservation Service, Plants Database, and Plants.

Irrigation Resources

Baseline Irrigation Solutions


Silver Creek Supply
11427 West Executive Drive, Boise, ID 83713 (208.327.0519)

Plant Material –

Brent and Becky’s Bulbs!


Click Here to view the Idaho Botanical Garden Bird List.


Thanks to these garden partners for stepping forward and contributing to the garden by developing beds and showcasing new techniques.


Idaho Nursery and Landscape Association

apgalogoAmerican Public Gardens Association
Over the last six decades, the APGA has emerged as the premiere association for public gardens in North America. Today, APGA’s 500 member institutions are located in all 50 states. The mission of the APGA is to be a force for positive change in their communities through national leadership, advocacy and innovation. The Garden is a proud member of the American Public Gardens Association.

American Horticulture Society
The American Horticultural Society is one of the oldest national gardening organizations in the country. Since 1922, we have been a trusted source of high quality gardening and horticultural information. Today, their mission blends education, social responsibility, and environmental stewardship with the art and science of horticulture. The Garden is a proud member of the American Horticultural Society.

Sawtooth Botanical Gardens
We are pleased to partner with the Sawtooth Botanical Garden by offering reciprocal membership benefits on admissions and classes. Now, IBG members may take advantage of member discounts on classes and the already free admission at the Sawtooth Botanical Garden.

The Idaho Botanical Garden is pleased to have been one of the many community organizations to receive grant support thru FUNDSY.