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

Free Event: Belin Quartet
May 31, 2019

Please join the Belin Quartet on May 31st at the Greater Des M...[more]

NEW! Garden Buds Series: Fantastic Flowers
June 01, 2019

This new quarterly series encourages adult/child interaction w...[more]

Spring Luncheon
June 13, 2019

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More fun and exciting things are happening.

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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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