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Beautiful Landscapes Start Here

You have a property. A property needs plants.

Franz Witte has been the Treasure Valley’s go-to landscapers, maintenance pros, and garden center experts for the last 50 years. Learn why Idahoans trust the flamingo brand.

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Franz Witte employs horticulturists who are educated in Idaho flora and trained in customer service. So you can leave here feeling inspired and confident, instead of drained and defeated.

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Homeowners and developers trust our reputation; built on quality workmanship and listening to our clients, you can expect top results. We build not only the most beautiful landscapes in Idaho, but the best relationships.

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HOA reps and commercial property managers need a team they can trust. With Franz Witte you’re partnering with problem solvers who love what we do. We listen and respond, so you can focus on what matters.

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Learn why Franz Witte has earned a reputation in McCall as the leaders in landscaping.

Franz Witte - 49 Years In The Making

It all started with a summer job that Franz had in college. 49 years later, Franz Witte has two locations and 150 employees working all over the state to build cool things outside.
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CEO

Vicki Witte

Secretary

Seneca Hull

President

Glade Burlingame

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Danny Turner

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Joe Gruber

VP Landscape Management Dept

Dave Jedry

Managing Partner, Franz Witte -McCall

Sara Cimbalik

VP Garden Center Department

The story behind the flock of birds on Franz Witte's lawn.

Years ago, Franz wanted to do something to set us apart from other nurseries on State Street so he said to Vicki, his wife, “Hey lets get a hundred pink flamingos and stick them out in the lawn one day and really freak people out!” She found the suppliers of pink flamingos and ordered 100 of them. The minimum, however, was 120, but what she didn’t realize was that she was ordering pairs, so we actually got 240 of the darn things!

We got our flamingos, put them out on the lawn and got a great response from all of our customers; they really thought it was funny. What we didn’t expect, was that our customers would want to buy them! We had not even planned on selling them, let alone selling out—but we did. Since then we have sold thousands of the pink birds. People from all over the country stop to look and even take pictures with them!

We have heard many amusing stories about our flamingos, we may have to write a book someday! So, if you have a story to share, please let us know! Send us an email or contact us on Facebook, or just stop by and share! The flamingos have become somewhat of their own deal—we don't tell them what to do, they run the show. We do however send them out on "flockings" once in a while though!

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Our 10th annual OktoberBreast Fundraiser was September 26, 2019.  OktoberBreast brings our community together to raise money for two local non-profits that support breast cancer survivors and research: Casting for Recovery and Expedition Inspiration.
Casting for Recovery’s mission is to enhance the quality of life of women with breast cancer through a unique retreat program that combines breast cancer education and peer support with the therapeutic sport of fly fishing. The program offers opportunities for women to find inspiration, discover renewed energy for life and experience healing connections with other women and nature.

Expedition Inspiration puts funding directly into the hands of breast cancer researchers so they can find a cure in our lifetime. Inspired by founder and Breast Cancer survivor Laura Evans, they raise money for their Young Investigator Award and annual medical symposium by climbing mountains, literally!

The passion of these benefactors is strong, the survivor stories are irreplaceable & we are proud to be able to support them. The event will include a live auction and a silent auction. There will also be live music, great company, food and drinks! We invite you to join us for a relaxing evening in the nursery to support an incredible cause!
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Advance - $20.00
At The Door - $25.00
Tickets include entry to the event, a glass of your choice and one free drink ticket.

Special Thanks to Our 2019 Sponsors!

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Upcoming Garden Center Events

Holiday Porch Planter

November 24, 2020
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10:00AM - 12:00PM
$35.00

Just because its winter doesn’t mean your porch planters have to be empty. This class will include a 10” pot for you to fill with evergreen branches, colorful berries, cones and other items that will keep your pots look fresh all winter long!

*All workshops are held in an open air greenhouse. Remember to dress for the weather. Due to local mandates, masks are required to enter the garden center and social distancing guidelines will be enforced.

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Succulent Cornucopia

November 24, 2020
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1:00PM - 3:00PM
$45.00

A succulent cornucopia makes a refreshing update on the traditional thanksgiving centerpiece.  We will provide all materials and step by step instructions, as well as care instructions on how to repot your succulents after the holiday!

*All workshops are held in an open air greenhouse. Remember to dress for the weather. Due to local mandates, masks are required to enter the garden center and social distancing guidelines will be enforced.

register here

Holiday Porch Planter

November 24, 2020
at
10:00AM - 12:00PM
$35.00

Just because its winter doesn’t mean your porch planters have to be empty. This class will include a 10” pot for you to fill with evergreen branches, colorful berries, cones and other items that will keep your pots look fresh all winter long!

*All workshops are held in an open air greenhouse. Remember to dress for the weather. Due to local mandates, masks are required to enter the garden center and social distancing guidelines will be enforced.

register here

Succulent Cornucopia

November 24, 2020
at
1:00PM - 3:00PM
$45.00

A succulent cornucopia makes a refreshing update on the traditional thanksgiving centerpiece.  We will provide all materials and step by step instructions, as well as care instructions on how to repot your succulents after the holiday!

*All workshops are held in an open air greenhouse. Remember to dress for the weather. Due to local mandates, masks are required to enter the garden center and social distancing guidelines will be enforced.

register here
The garden center also hosts private workshops for you and your friends (parties of 6 or more). Please call us at (208) 853-0808 or email lily.g@franzwitte.com for more info.
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Best piano teacher ever!

My child 8 years old has been attending Ms. Maria's studio for almost 2 years. She really enjoys her class. Ms. Maria has effective teaching method for students that incorporate musicianship, theory, creativity and skill. Last year 2014 my child got many rewards for piano competition and theory test. I am very glad to have Ms. Maria teaching piano for my daughter. I think she is the best piano teacher ever!

– Lien D.
She truly cares about each child

I have two boys that started in January and have thrived with Ms. Maria. To our surprise our five year old proactively practices on his own at home because he truly enjoys what he's learning. We've seen both boys thrive with Ms. Maria. We are so blessed to have found someone so patient and passionate about teaching lessons. You won't find someone that cares about your child's musical development as much as Ms. Maria does. She truly cares about each child and it shows. We look forward to many more years in our musical journey!

– C. Sears
Ms. Maria is a great teacher!!!

We have tried two teachers before entering Ms. Maria studio without much progress. Since last here our daughter as been able to make great progress! We have actually recommended her studio to friends!! Ms. Maria is a great teacher!!!

– Landry D.
Maria is firm but kind...

Maria Mclean is such an amazing piano instructor. She assigns music that she knows the child enjoys. My daughter loves the fact that she can earn trips to the treasure box for extra time practice during the week. Maria is firm but kind, and so her students respect her and also want to please her. She gives them praise only when she should!

– Sonya K.
Highly recommend her.

We are very pleased with the instruction our child is receiving from Maria McLean and would highly recommend her. She has a positive, uplifting demeanor which children respond well to. Her teaching style is well-developed and she adjusts to the personality and learning style of her students. She incorporates both playing time and theory work into her lessons, which I believe is important for a well-rounded education. After just 12 months of instruction, our child is playing like most 24+ month students.

– Heather B.
Patient, kind, and makes my child very comfortable.

My daughter has been going to Maria Mclean since 2013 and we absolutely love her. She is very patient, kind and makes my child very comfortable. I'm glad we found a great piano teacher in our vicinity.

– V. Picardo
They love Ms. Maria so much!

My son and daughter both just turned 7 and they have been with Ms. Maria for about 8 months. They love Ms. Maria so much!  She is such a wonderful teacher. I am so glad we found her. We plan to stay with her as long as we can.

– Alice C.
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