2018 Bonner County Garden Tour

When: July 15, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

  Get ready for another festive and fun BCGA Garden Tour!  Sunday, July 15, from 10am to 5pm,  is your opportunity to see six outstanding local gardens.  Get a carload of friends together and visit these lovely works of natural

Sandpoint Farmers’ Market

When: June 9, 2018 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Where: Farmin Park, Third Ave. and Oak St.

  Come get your gardening questions answered by BCGA members at the Sandpoint Farmers’ Market, one Saturday a month. This season’s dates are: June 9th, July 14th, August 18th, September 8th, and October 13th.

Spring Plant Sale

When: May 12, 2018 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm
Where: Bonner Mall, 300 Bonner Mall Way

  BCGA Spring Plant Sale Come shop for your plant starts with us! We have annuals, perennials, tomatoes, vegetables, berries, flowers, and house plants. We’ll be in the front of Bonner Mall by the JC Penney entrance unless bad weather

Spring Plant Sale

When: May 11, 2018 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm
Where: Bonner Mall, 300 Bonner Mall Way

BCGA Spring Plant Sale Come shop for your plant starts with us! We have annuals, perennials, tomatoes, vegetables, berries, flowers, and house plants. We’ll be in the front of Bonner Mall by the JC Penney entrance unless bad weather chases

Panhandle Building Contractors Association Home and Garden Show

When: April 15, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: Bonner County Fairgrounds, 4203 N. Boyer Rd.

  Come join the Bonner County Gardeners Association at the Panhandle Building Contractors Association Home and Garden Show. The theme if this year’s BCGA display is Water Wise Gardening. We’ve had some extremely dry summers in the last few years.

Growing and Using Herbs

When: May 2, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Ponderay Event Center, 401 Bonner Mall Way

Learn how to use common weeds, bushes, and trees for medicinal and edible purposes from Monica Mitzel of “The Prepared Homestead.” This class will include recipes for infused oils, salves, vinegars, food, and drinks. Purchase tickets at the link below.

Planting Trees and Shrubs Successfully

When: April 25, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Ponderay Event Center, 401 Bonner Mall Way

John Hastings of All Seasons Garden and Floral will discuss planting shrubs and trees under a variety of conditions such as slopes and difficult areas and the steps needed to help insure healthy, long lived plants. Purchase tickets at the

Basic Irrigation Systems for Gardening

When: April 18, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Ponderay Event Center, 401 Bonner Mall Way

This class will explore different principles regarding water and irrigation design. We will also look at a few techniques for setting up effective, easy to build and maintain, inexpensive irrigation systems. Presented by Sean Mitzel of “The Prepared Homestead.” Purchase

Native Plants and Native Plant Edibles

When: April 11, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Ponderay Event Center, 410 Bonner Mall Way

Learn about local native plants with Master Naturalist Derek Antonelli. The second portion of the program will be native plant edibles with a historical perspective presented by Kevin Lyons, with Cultural Resources Management of the Kalispel Tribe. Purchase tickets at

Growing Dahlias

When: April 4, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Ponderay Event Center, 401 Bonner Mall Way

Dahlias are the royalty of the garden with so many colors and sizes. Learn the secrets to growing great dahlias in our climate. Presented by Paul Kusche. Purchase tickets at the link below. Advanced ticket purchase recommended, as some presentations