Idaho Botanical Garden

Category: Natural

Boise, ID

Jensen Belts Services

Master Planning, Site Design, Construction Documents, Construction Administration

Project Description

The Idaho Botanical Garden occupies 33 acres that originally served as the farm and nursery for the Idaho State Penitentiary. Established in 1984, the Garden has blossomed into more than 13 specialty gardens including focuses on Roses, Herbs, Alpine, Meditation, Iris, Cactus, Children, Butterfly and Hummingbird, and Contemporary English. The Garden is a living museum, dedicated to the advancement and appreciation of gardening, horticulture and conservation, through plant collections and education programs within an aesthetic landscape.

Jensen Belts Associates has been associated with the Idaho Botanical Garden since its inception 30 years ago. Through master planning, site design, and specific garden development, Jensen-Belts Associates have been honored to help the Idaho Botanical Garden grow into what it is today and build a vision of future gardens to come.

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Brick path surrounded by grass and flowering plants that leads to the Old Penitentiary sandstone wall and the Boise foothills.
Brick paths leading to flowerbeds, a bench and a sandstone gazebo in the Idaho Botanical Garden's English Garden.

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