Boise’s Forgotten Pandemic

Photo Courtesy of Red Cross & CNN Red Cross volunteers respond to the Great Pandemic, 1918. Re-posting from our friends at The Blue Review to highlight the seriousness of flu seasons. Our North End connection is Olive Shawver who lived on N. 22nd and was the pandemic’s first Boise fatality. As the virus continues to become more…

Spring & Wildflowers

Being surrounded, as we are in the North End, by Boise’s beautiful foothills, we tend to measure our urban landscape by the hills and plants that surround us. We are resistant to non-native plants, environments that require too much water, and the tendency is to plant native species when possible. Native Plant Appreciation Week is…

Spring Cleanup Boise

The City of Boise kicks off Spring recyclable pick up in or around April of every year! The information below is as current as we’ve found. Click the links to find the official information as needed! This is your opportunity to get rid of those extra leaves, trimmings and other yard waste left over from…

Community Gardens

The following is a list of Community Gardens in and near the North End. Because the information is subject to change, please let us know if there are corrections needed. Sunset Community Garden 2332 N. 36th Street, Boise, Idaho 83703 Jennifer Harrington & Sherilyn Orr www.sunsetgarden.org | 208-484-3676 & 208-871-0112 3030 W. Bellamy, Boise, Idaho…