Garden Shop

Experience our exciting and eclectic garden shop (open daily from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.)  Located in the beautiful surroundings of our front lobby, we have created a delightful shopping experience whether you’re “rounding off” your visit to the Garden or finding yourself in need of a unique gift. We feature an ever-changing selection for the home and garden focusing on Iowa and American artists, a fun and educational children’s section and an array of stylish gifts for both men and women. Please come in to visit us today!

Members receive 10% off at the Garden Shop.

Holiday Shopping Special Events

Trunk Shows

Four days, four vendors, four sales

Drop by the Garden Shop to browse our holiday trunk shows. Featuring four local vendors on four different days, these events spotlight jewelry, pottery and art, all crafted by hand.

Enjoy complimentary sips and sweets, while supplies last. 

Saturday, Nov. 4: Jewelry from Joy Hockensmith of Bejoyful by Joy

Saturday, Nov. 18: Ceramic pottery by Theresa Bockenstedt

Saturday, Dec. 16: Jewelry from Louise Mcilhon, owner at Artisan Gallery 218

Saturday, Dec. 23: Prints from Sarah McCoy, owner of The Permanent Collection Letterpress and Design 

All trunk shows are open to the public from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Members enjoy exclusive access from 9-10 a.m. (Not a member? Join today!)

Sign-up, renew, or gift a membership valued at $100 or more during any show and receive a free tote bag.

See the Calendar of Events listings for the Trunk Shows and Exclusive Members-Only Hours.


Green Friday & 
Small Business Saturday

Visit the Garden Shop for our exclusive holiday shopping sales, sips and sweets and member exclusives on Green Friday and Small Business Saturday. Join us Nov. 24 and 25 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Enjoy these special deals:

Green Friday

●      Birdbaths (regularly $45; Green Friday price $30)

●      Birdbath Stand (regularly $25-$35; Green Friday price $15-$25)

●      Travel Mugs (regularly $20; Green Friday price $15)

Small Business Saturday

●      Large Kinetic Yard Sculpture (regularly $80-$100; Small Business Saturday price $50-$70)

●      Small Kinetic Yard Sculpture (regularly $15; Small Business Saturday price $10)

PLUS 10 percent off all other items!

Member Perks: Enjoy an exclusive sale preview from 8 a.m.-10 a.m., a 20 percent discount all day (items listed above excluded) and breakfast on Nov. 25.

See the Calendar of Events listings for Green Friday, Green Friday Members-Only Hours, Small Business Saturday, and Small Business Saturday Members-Only Hours.