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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 — Postponed until 2021

The 2020 Idaho Master Gardeners’ Annual Horticulture Class Series has been canceled. If you have already registered for a class, please contact our office regarding your refund: 208-292-2525 or We are currently working on other ways to get horticulture resources into your hands. Please join our email list to be the first to receive 2021 class information when registration opens in November 2020.

Thank you for your patience as we all navigate the current reality. Remember that smiles are also contagious, and conversations have not been canceled. If there is anything we can do to serve you during this time, please let us know.

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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