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Polk County Master Gardeners’ 2018 Garden Tour (Altoona)

Saturday, June 30, 2018 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
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Visit 6 beautiful home gardens of Polk County Master Gardeners plus the PCMG’s Enabling Garden. This is a family friendly event with garden themed activities and demonstrations for both children and adults! Tickets are $10.00 for adults & youth 13+. Children 12 and under are FREE with a paid adult!

Link to learn more: https://www.pcmggardentour.com/

 

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Art in the Garden (Urbandale)

Saturday, August 4, 2018 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
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Garden themed art for sale from local artists as well as make and take projects for adults, free children activities, and food for purchase. Visitors are also invited to tour the Demonstration Garden and talk with the Master Gardener volunteers. The event is free and there will be a door prize drawing open to all!

Link to learn more: http://www.demonstrationgardenpcmg.org/event/art-in-the-garden/?instance_id=203               

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Monarch Fest (Des Moines)

Sunday, September 16, 2018 - 12:00pm to 4:00pm
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The Festival will highlight the miraculous migration of the monarch butterfly and will offer everything from traditional Mexican dancing, monarch tagging and crafts and activities for the whole family. We will even have a Bug Parade, so dress the kids up in their favorite insect costume!

Join us at the Blank Park Zoo as we celebrate the monarch’s journey from Canada, through Iowa, to the mountains of Mexico! https://www.blankparkzoo.com/events/calendar/monarch-festival

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Seed Collecting Hike (Des Moines)

Saturday, November 2, 2019 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
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Spend a fall morning on the prairie at Chichaqua Bottoms Greenbelt learning about prairie plants and harvesting seeds along the way. This hike is suitable for all ages but will include walking off-trail on uneven ground. Participants should wear long pants and close-toed shoes. Transportation is not provided. Seeds collected on this hike will be used for a follow-up class, Prairie Seed Stratification, on Wednesday, Nov. 6. Participants need not attend both events.

https://www.dmbotanicalgarden.com/event/seed-collecting-hike-2/

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