July 6, 2012. The Daniel Boone Native Gardens will host “Lunch & Learn” on Thursday, July 12, with master gardener B. R. Hoffman. This free program at noon will highlight “Organic Gardening for your Home.” Hoffman was among the first in the nation to teach a class at ASU based on Alice Water’s, Edible Schoolyard concept. The Gardens are located next to Horn in the West in Boone. Formed in 1963, the Gardens are sponsored by the Garden Club of North Carolina.