Andres "Andy" West
Andres “Andy” West
Extension Educator, Horticulture
County West Suite 1600
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
- Landscape sustainability
- 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.