The City of Nampa offers horticulture workshops to help gardeners and homeowners develop a green thumb and keep their trees and plants healthy! All classes are free, but registration is encouraged. All classes are held in City Council Chambers at City Hall, 6-8pm.
Fruit Tree Pruning
Pruning your fruit trees for production is done differently from pruning your ornamental or shade trees. Learn how to properly prune your fruit trees for quality yields and to avoid broken branches.
Presenter: Dan Schults, CWI Horticulture Professor
Proper Tree Selection & Planting
Planting a tree properly doesn't take long, so learn how to do it the right way to give it a head-start for success. This workshop will teach you how to pick the right species tree for your needs and planting site. It will also teach you the proper way to plant a tree to ensure you will be enjoying it for years to come.
Presenter: Gerry Bates, Idaho Department of Lands Community Forester
Feeding Your Family from the Backyard
This fun and informative hands-on class will get you planning your best-ever garden! From calculating how much produce your family needs to learning tips and techniques borrowed from the pros, you'll be ready to grow more fresh, healthy food at home while saving money! This is a class for the whole family.
Presenter: Ariel Agenbroad, MS, University of Idaho Extension
Rose Pruning and Care
Learn how to properly prune and care for your roses to promote beautiful blooms all season long.
Presenter: Rachel Armstrong, City of Nampa Horticulturist
Proper Tree Pruning
These tips and techniques will help you understand the importance of proper pruning cuts and teach you how to manage your trees for optimal health and beauty.
Presenter: Jarom Taylor, City of Nampa Forestry Arborist
2023 Horticulture Workshop Flyer available here.