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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 now open for our Spring 2022 Class Series Registration Page (PDF) running March-April. Please open the link, print the PDF, register for the classes on the bottom of the PDF, 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. Monday-Friday). Credit cards are not an option at this time. 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 preregister early so we may save a set for you. Spring Class Descriptions (PDF).

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.

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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