Spring Garden Festival

Thursday, May 7 2015 thru Sunday, May 10 2015

The Botanical Garden presents its signature, four-day pop-up festival with more than 500 limited edition varieties of plants and exclusive garden merchandise for sale in five showrooms plus educational sessions and activities.  The Festival is held in the Koehn Garden and on the Bankers Trust Veranda. Seasonal cost of admission applies.  

We thank these sponsors for their generous support of this year's Spring Garden Festival:

Premier     Country Landscapes

Gold           Kemin Industries

                   Linda and Tom Koehn

                   Meredith Corporation

                   Cynde and Richard Schreiber

Silver         International Contemplative Gardening Association

                   Shayla and Joel From

                   Josephs Jewelers

                   Amy Mills

                   Christine and Rob Sand

                   West Bank

Bronze

                   McGowen, Hurst, Clark & Smith

                   MidAmerican Energy

Supporter

                   Carolyn Lynner and Keith Thornton

                   John Schmidt and Deb Wiley

 

Thursday, May 7     

5-8 p.m.              

Opening Night kicks off the Festival with the first evening garden party of 2015, featuring exclusive access to the plant sale, botanically inspired cocktails and hors d'oeuvres in the DuPont Room. Brief remarks and program at 6 p.m. Advance ticket required. 

Friday, May 8  

10 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Seasonal cost of admission applies. 

Celebrate National Public Gardens Day with the ultimate Plant Sale featuring more than 500 different perennials, annuals, vegetables, tropicals, trees and shrubs for all garden styles, merchandized in five fashion-forward rooms brimming with garden ideas. 

Listen to local gardening expert Susan Appleget Hurst's lecture From Plant to Plate in the DuPont Room at 1 p.m.

Saturday, May 9

10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Seasonal cost of admission applies. 

Plant Sale featuring more than 500 different perennials, annuals, vegetables, tropicals, trees and shrubs for all garden styles, merchandized in five fashion-forward rooms brimming with garden ideas. 

Listen to Iowa State horticulture lecturer Lisa Orgler's presentation Creating Structure in Your Garden in the DuPont Room at 1 p.m.

Sunday, May 10

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.  Seasonal cost of admission applies. 

Plant Sale featuring more than 500 different perennials, annuals, vegetables, tropicals, trees and shrubs for all garden styles, merchandized in five fashion-forward rooms brimming with garden ideas.  Dine at Trellis afterwards and make a day of your visit to the Botanical Garden.  Mothers get free admission to the Botanical Garden all day!

 

Event Category: Plant & Bulb Sales Horticultural Exhibits

Event Schedule

  • May 7, 2015 05:00 PM–08:00 PM
  • May 8, 2015 10:00 AM–05:00 PM
  • May 9, 2015 10:00 AM–05:00 PM
  • May 10, 2015 10:00 AM–03:00 PM