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

Wind and Storm Safety

When: March 28, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Ponderay Event Center, 401 Bonner Mall Way

Learn to reduce the danger of falling trees and other hazards from our frequent wind storms, as well as protecting your property from fire. Presented by Michael Richardson of Skywalker Tree Service. Purchase tickets at the link below. Advanced ticket

How to Prune Garden Trees and Shrubs

When: March 21, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Ponderay Event Center, 401 Bonner Mall Way

Gail Blasingame will demonstrate methods of keeping shrubs and trees looking attractive and healthy through pruning. Purchase tickets at the link below. Advanced ticket purchase recommended, as some presentations do sell out. Walk-ins are welcome on a space available basis.

Bee Keeping With the A-Z Hive System

When: March 14, 2018 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Where: Ponderay Event Center, 401 Bonner Mall Way

Explore a method of bee keeping from Slovenia. Learn about bees and bee keeping with Andy Kennaly. Purchase tickets at the link below. Advanced ticket purchase recommended, as some presentations do sell out. Walk-ins are welcome on a space available