Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Seasonal fun at Sawtooth Botanical Garden

The Camas Prairie and Off the Grid Home Tour is a chance for Wood River Valley residents to enjoy their neighboring county and its famous Camas lilies during a guided bird walk through the Centennial Marsh on Thursday, June 7, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. The fee is $15 for Sawtooth Botanical Garden members and $25 for nonmembers.

This is a presentation of the garden's Weekly Wildflower walks. Pre-registration is required. After the walk, visitors will tour the home of Faus and Bill Corlette, who practice sustainable living with wind and solar power, and enjoy a complimentary lunch.

Information about transportation and more details can be found by contacting Allison Kennedy at 726-9358 or

On Saturday, June 9, drop by the garden for its annual Spring Plant Sale. The "Crazy Guy" from Crazy Guy Tomatoes will be on hand with a variety of heirloom and organic plant starts.

The sale is from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for the public. A members-only preview will be held from 9-10 a.m. at the garden along state Highway 75 at Gimlet Road south of Ketchum.

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