Saturday, January 6 2018 thru Saturday, March 24 2018
Don’t let the cold get you down. Join us on Saturday mornings January through March for weekly education on a range of topics from designing your garden to foraging in the wild. Each week includes two hour-long sessions; the cost of admission covers both.
Price per Saturday (drop-in only): Members $6, Nonmembers $12
6-Week Punch Card: Members $30, Nonmembers $60 Purchase your punch card here.
Season pass for all 12 weeks: Members $50, Nonmembers $100 Purchase your season pass here.
10:30 a.m. Kelly Norris, Botanical Garden—Planting on the Wild Side: Inspirations, Ideas and Recipes
11:30 a.m. Ed Lyon, Reiman Gardens—Bold Strokes
10:30 a.m. Beth Andersen, trip attendee—Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden: 2017 Gardens of Victoria Trip
11:30 a.m. Derek Carwood, Botanical Garden—Amorphomania
10:30 a.m. Josh Schultes, Botanical Garden—Water Gardening
11:30 a.m. Nan Ripley, Walkabout Gardens—The Astonishing New Daylilies
10:30 a.m. Jennie Smith, Butcher Crick Farms—Picking the Right Heirloom Tomatoes for your Garden
11:30 a.m. Sondra Krueger Feldstein, SalAmander Farms—Why Save Seeds
10:30 a.m. Mark Rouw, Science Center of Iowa—Iowa’s Largest and Tallest Trees
11:30 a.m. Ruth Burke, Deer Creek Seed Co.—Upcycling in the Garden: Antique Chic and Recycling SavvyTips for Alternative Container Gardening
10:30 a.m. Jessie Lowry, Blank Park Zoo—Give your Garden Wings with Plant.Grow.Fly.
11:30 a.m. Toni Morris and Linda Svec, Des Moines Herb Study Group—Herbal Culinary Gems
10:30 a.m. Megan Will, Iowa Master Gardener—Seed Starting for the Home Garden
11:30 a.m. Dr.Patrick O’Malley, Iowa State University—Fruit Trees for the Home Garden: The Good, the Bad and the Unusual
10:30 a.m. Jenny Quiner, Dogpatch Urban Gardens—Grow Food, Not Lawns
11:30 a.m. Jennifer and Adam O’Neal, Pepperharrow Farm—Crafting a Cut Flower Garden in Iowa
10:30 a.m. Aaron Harpold, Botanical Garden—Palms of the Conservatory: From Madagascar to Mexico
11:30 a.m. Carolyn Weber, Plant Nutrition Expert—Dirt to Salad in a Week: Microgreens for Sustainable Nutrition
10:30 a.m. Inger Lamb, Prairie Landscapes LLC. - Want to Help Native Pollinators? Plant Native Plants!
11:30 a.m. Jordan Scheibel, Middle Way Farm-- Principles of Organic Gardening
10:30 a.m. Dr. Thomas Rosburg, Drake University—A Primer on Grasses and Their Use in Landscaping
11:30 a.m. Rita Perea, Rita Perea Hort Communications—Vertical Gardening for Form and Function
10:30 a.m.Leslie Hunter, Botanical Garden—Gardening WITH Roses
11:30 a.m. Kelly Norris, Botanical Garden—Spring Garden Festival Perennial Preview
Event Category: Adult Education