Appointments can still be made for other days and times. Appointments are not made for Sundays. To make an appointment call us at 208-734-7959.
An IRS approved 501(c)(3) non profit botanical garden.
It demonstrates drought tolerant plants to include many cacti, yuccas, & Idaho native plants.
is on the northerly fringes of the Great Basin Desert in Twin Falls, Idaho
Starting May 6, 2022, guided tours of the garden will be provided every Saturday through September. There is no charge for these tours and no registration is required. Just show up at 10:00 a.m. to participate in a tour.
This one-hour class was recorded and is available by clicking on "recorded class" button below. In this class, participants learned about some of the drought tolerant plants grown at the Orton Botanical Garden, which are suitable for Magic Valley residential landscapes. Many of these plants will be available at our Plant Sale & Open House (May 19-21 and May 26-28). The class was presented by Ann DeBolt, Botanist and OBG Board Member.
Location: Orton Botanical Garden
Instructor: LaMar Orton, President of the Board and Founder Orton Botanical Garden
Other info: Participants will leave with cuttings of various cacti and succulents to put in their landscape. Class members will be given instructions on successful propagation.
Please bring a pair of tongs, some of these plants have spines!
Class limit: 12 people
1. How Mormon Pioneers used native plants for food and medicine
2. Faux Alpine Trough Workshop
3. Idaho’s Intriguing Endemic Plants
A 62-page visitor's guide is available for sale at the Twin Falls Visitor Center, 2015 Neilsen Point Place in Twin Falls (at Perrine Bridge). It can also be purchased at the Garden and online by clicking the button below. Garden members can buy the guide at a reduced rate at the garden during our open hours and during our May plant sale.
The garden is supported primarily by donations . Your support and contributions will enable us to meet our goals for the garden. If you would like to donate, please use the button below.
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