Thursday, May 11 2017 thru Sunday, May 14 2017
The Spring Garden Festival is the Botanical Garden's signature opportunity to celebrate gardening in Iowa. This four-day, pop-up retail festival includes nearly 500 limited edition varieties of plants, garden art and merchandise plus educational sessions and family-friendly garden activities. The festival is held in the outdoor gardens as well as in the North Gallery. Seasonal cost of admission applies.
Spring Garden Festival Family Workshops
(for ages 4-17 and an adult)
Terrariums with Botanical Garden Staff
May 13, 10:30 a.m. - noon
Join us for one of our most popular classes to design and plant a small-scale ecosystem.
Flower Crowns with Rachel Berndt, Botanical Garden Guest Experience Assistant Manager and Owner of The Potager
May 14, 10:30 a.m. - noon
Learn about a variety of flowers and then create a beautiful, handmade flower crown. What better way to celebrate Mother’s Day!
Members $20 Youth/Adult Pair, $10 Additional Youth
Nonmembers $25 Youth/Adult Pair, $15 Additional Youth