Boise Urban Garden School (BUGS) is hosting a plant sale from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. May 8-9th at the Wright Congregational Church parking lot, 4821 Franklin Road. Locally grown edible plants, pollinator plants and garden vegetables will be available for purchase. All sales benefit BUGS educational programs.
Ten years ago, fifteen youth, and two volunteer educators transformed an unruly, unused, vacant piece of land on the Boise bench into a small outdoor classroom. Thanks to our supporter’s time, talent, and donations, that vacant piece of land has been transformed into a lush garden. A garden that has provided over 7,500 kids with the knowledge to grow their own food, to understand the science behind a growing seed, and become environmental...
The Boise Urban Garden School (BUGS) is a specialized, inquiry-based education organization that utilizes an organic garden setting as the foundation for our unique learning environment. We know that a student that is able to dig in the soil, plant a seed, and watch it grow is excited to eat the fruits of their labor, and will understand the science behind a sprouting seed or photosynthesis.
Registration for BUGS programming is now open! Take a look at the fun programs BUGS has to offer kids and their families!
Studies show that students who participate in garden based activities and curriculum score significantly higher on science achievement tests compared to students who only participated in classroom based lesson plans.