While the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden cannot welcome you onsite to celebrate spring in person, we invite you to continue and expand your support. With your new or renewed support, the Garden will continue to flourish behind the scenes and be ready to welcome you back soon.
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A Message About COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Botanical Garden Remains Temporarily Closed

The Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden remains temporarily closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The health, safety and comfort of our guests, staff and volunteers are our highest priorities. We are exploring a wide variety of options to ensure a safe visitor experience, and while we do not yet have a confirmed reopening date, we invite you to visit our website and social media for updates and other ways to explore the world of plants at home.

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Garden Sights


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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