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Exploring, explaining and celebrating the world of plants.

Explore the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden, a vibrant, seven-acre public garden in the heart of downtown Des Moines. With progressive design, innovative programming and dynamic exhibits, we offer opportunities for learning, socialization and respite for gardening enthusiasts and casual visitors alike.

Events

Events

East Village Holiday Promenade at the Botanical Garden
November 17, 2018

The East Village Holiday Promenade now extends into Saturday...[more]

Garden Closed for Staff Inservice
November 19, 2018

The Botanical Garden is closed Monday, Nov. 19 for a staff ins...[more]

Exclusive Members' Breakfast and Shopping
December 01, 2018

Enjoy breakfast on us and receive a double discount in the Gar...[more]

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Garden Sights

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Host Your Next Event at the Garden

The Botanical Garden makes a stunning backdrop for all types of occasions including corporate gatherings, weddings and other celebrations. From planning to execution, our team of expert planners will ensure your event is a success.

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Trellis Café

A locally sourced, plant-inspired menu

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Open Tuesday-Sunday, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

Youth & Families

Our programs engage multiple generations in the Botanical Garden’s mission of exploring, explaining and celebrating the world of plants. Enroll in family workshops, summer camps, tours, story time and more.

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