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Growing in Kootenai County

University of Idaho Extension trains local Idaho Master Gardeners to provide research-based horticulture education.

Idaho Master Gardeners develop and share expertise in topics including:

  • Food production
  • Integrated pest management techniques
  • Improving soil fertility
  • Choosing the right trees
  • Growing turf grass
  • Sustainable yards and gardens

Classes and Workshops for Community Members

We offer low cost horticulture, homesteading, permaculture and basic gardening workshops and classes to our community.

Horticulture Class Series

Registration is open for our 2024 Horticulture Class Series (winter/spring series). Preregistration and prepayment are required. You may preregister by using one of two options:

  • Paying with a credit card: Use the “Register Today” button.
  • Paying with a check or cash: Open the Growing in Northern Idaho Gardening Classes (pdf), then print the PDF of that form, register for the classes on the bottom of the PDF form, then cut the bottom of the PDF off and send it in with your check (or stop by with cash, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.).

View full class descriptions are on our event page

Please join our email list to be the first to receive class information when registration opens for the next part in the class series. Our classes tend to fill quickly, so please mark your calendars and pre-register early so we may save a seat for you.

In the meantime, “Ask an Idaho Master Gardener” your gardening questions through the forms located on our Plant Clinic webpage, by email to or by phone 208-292-2525. We can accept photos of your inquiry, plant identification or insect identification as well. We are in the office Tuesday and Thursday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Resources and Publications

Noxious Weed Department Control and Identification

The Kootenai County Noxious Weed Control Department assists the public and government agencies with identification and control methods for noxious weeds.

For more information, please contact them at:

  • Email:
  • Phone: 208-446-1290
  • Fax: 208-446-1282
  • Address: 10905 N. Ramsey Road
    Hayden, ID 83835


University of Idaho Extension, Kootenai County

Mailing Address:
958 S. Lochsa St, Suite 105
Post Falls, ID 83854

Phone: 208-292-2525



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