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Andres "Andy" West

Andres “Andy” West

Extension Educator, Horticulture


County West Suite 1600



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


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