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Escape the Cold and Get Festive With Franz Witte Garden Center in Nampa

Last updated December 01, 2022 by Totally Boise

Since 1971, Franz Witte Garden Center has been serving the Treasure Valley and providing high-quality plants for everyone. After relocating to their newest location in the scenic countryside of Nampa, their selection has expanded.

Now that the temps are in the low teens to twenties, there aren’t many places where you can still bask in the foliage and warmth of the foregone summer season. Unlike other nurseries and plant shops in the Valley, Franz Witte stays open year-round.

So if you’re in the festive mood, searching seasonal events and workshops, or shopping for that perfect piece of pottery, Franz Witte Garden Center is your home for the winter!

Keep reading to learn more!

Franz Witte Gardens | Totally Boise
Franz Witte Gardens | Totally Boise

Holiday and Winter-Themed Workshops at Franz Witte

When the weather is chilly, it is a great time to indulge in holiday traditions and try your hand at a new craft. So gather up the fam, and come get cozy with Franz Witte at these fun and festive workshops.


  • Paint & Sip “Snow Turning Back”
    • December 1st, 4 - 6 pm
  • Paint & Sip “Eve-Wreath-ing Christmas”
    • December 3rd, 1 - 4 pm
  • Charcuterie Board Workshop
    • December 8th, 4 - 6 pm
    • December 10th, 3 - 5 pm
  • Holiday Gnome Workshop
    • December 15th, 4 - 6 pm
    • December 17th, 10 am - 12 pm or 1 - 3 pm

These workshops are sure to sleigh, so get your tickets before they disappear as quickly as Santa shimmies up the chimney.

Classes at Franz
Franz Witte Gardens | Totally Boise
Franz Witte Gardens | Totally Boise
Franz Witte Gardens | Totally Boise

Christmas Trees, Houseplants, and Home Decor Galore!

What’s more classic than heading out to a tree lot with loved ones to pick out the perfect Christmas Tree? Franz Witte’s Christmas tree lot has some of the best selections and high-quality trees in the Treasure Valley.

Once you pick out the perfect tree, be sure to head inside the greenhouse and shop to browse the adorable home decor and houseplants available. And no joke, the plant selection is wild! Franz Witte stocks everything from the standard pothos to more unique variegated philodendron. The home decor? You’ll find yourself picking out something for every room in the house. Franz Witte makes holiday shopping easy thanks to their massive plant, decor, and gift selection.

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Franz Witte Gardens | Totally Boise
Franz Witte Gardens | Totally Boise
Franz Witte Gardens | Totally Boise

Franz Witte is Open Year-Round

While winter has its charm, we know it isn’t always snowfall and bluebird skies in the Treasure Valley. Every year, the inversion takes over the skies for weeks on end, and finding an escape can be difficult. But not at Franz Witte Garden Center!

Their impressive greenhouse is open year-round and is a great place to just come walk around, browse the plants and soak in all the warm, green goodness. Just 30 minutes from downtown Boise, it’s the perfect destination for a break from the dreary winter weather.

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