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Andres "Andy" West

Andres “Andy” West

Extension Educator, Horticulture

Office

County West Suite 1600

Phone

208-735-4417

Mailing Address

University of Idaho, Twin Falls County
630 Addison Ave W, Suite 1600
Twin Falls, Idaho 83301

I use my experience and education in horticulture to teach the public about landscape sustainability through conservation, fruit and vegetable production, native plants and Waterwise landscaping.

M.S., Kaplan University
B.S., BYU—Idaho

  • Landscape sustainability
  • Conservation
  • Home gardening
  • Fruit and vegetable production
  • Native plants
  • Waterwise landscaping

Andres (Andy) West has been involved in horticulture for most of his life beginning with starting a lawncare business with his brothers at the age of 12. He has undergraduate degrees in horticulture and a masters in higher education with an emphasis in teaching and learning. He has a passion for teaching others, particularly horticulture practices. He has worked in residential and commercial landscape maintenance, greenhouse production, native plants, landscape design/build and Extension education. Horticulture is a big part of his life. His wife also graduated in horticulture and most of their propagules (children) are named after plants. Their hobby greenhouse in the backyard is 21’ x 60’. One of his main focuses is landscape sustainability.

University of Idaho Extension

Physical Address:
E. J. Iddings Agricultural Science Laboratory, Room 52
606 S Rayburn St.
Moscow, ID

Mailing Address:
University of Idaho Extension
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2338
Moscow, ID 83844-2338

Phone: 208-885-5883

Fax: 208-885-6654

Email: extension@uidaho.edu

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