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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

Classes for the public will resume in 2022. Registration will open November 2021. We expect to host one-two classes per month on various topics. Our two-day workshop named Growing in Northern Idaho (for new gardeners or those new to our community) will be held in March 2022. Please join our email list to be the first to receive 2022 class information when registration opens. Our classes tend to fill quickly, so please mark your calendars and check below for our class brochure once it has been designed.

In the meantime, “Ask a Master Gardener” your gardening questions through the forms located on our Plant Clinic webpage, by email at or by phone 208-292-2525. We can accept photos of your inquiry, plant identification or insect identification as well.

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

Fax: 208-446-1690



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