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Shade Gardening & Principles of a Layered Garden

Saturday, January 14, 2017 - 10:30am to 12:30pm
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January 14 at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden

10:30 a.m. Ed Lyon, Reiman Gardens– Shade Gardening: The Plants You Don’t Know

11:30 p.m. Leslie Hunter, Botanical Garden–Principles of a Layered Garden


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Bonsai 101 & Hydroponics

Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 10:30am to 12:30pm
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January 21      Learn on Saturdays at Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden

10:30 a.m. Ron Heinen,Iowa Bonsai Association– Bonsai 101     

11:30 a.m. Dr. Chris Currey, Iowa State University – Hydroponics


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Invasive Plants & Clematis

Saturday, January 28, 2017 - 10:30am to 12:30pm
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January 28      Learn on Saturdays

10:30 a.m. Justine Kandra,Botanical Garden– Invasive Plants: Regaining Balance in Our Gardens 

11:30 a.m. Rita Minard, Clematis Enthusiast– Clematis for All Occasions 


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Carnivorus Plants & Begonias

Saturday, February 4, 2017 - 10:30am to 12:30pm
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February 4      Learn on Saturdays at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden

10:30 a.m. Derek Carwood,Botanical Garden– Carnivorous Plants

11:30 a.m. Elvin McDonald,Botanical Garden Volunteer–Begonias and Pelargoniums


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Wildlife in the Garden & Iowa Arboretum

Saturday, February 11, 2017 - 10:30am to 12:30pm
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February 11    Learn on Saturdays at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden

10:30 a.m. Jamie Beyer,Iowa Master Gardener– Wildlife in the Garden                                          

11:30 p.m. Leah Worth,Iowa Arboretum– The Iowa Arboretum and Iowa’s Trees 


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Creating Structure in your Garden & Organic Gardening

Saturday, February 18, 2017 - 10:30am to 12:30pm
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February 18   Learn on Saturdays at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden

10:30 a.m. Lisa Orgler, Iowa State University– Creating Structure in Your Garden

11:30 a.m. Kelly Jensen, Ted Lare Garden Center– Organic and Eco-Friendly Gardening


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Urban Trees & Summer Bulbs

Saturday, February 25, 2017 - 10:30am to 12:30pm
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February 25    Learn on Saturdays at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden

10:30 a.m. David Jahn, City of Des Moines Arborist– Trees in the City of Des Moines

11:30 p.m. Sandra Gerdes, Better Homes and Gardens Test Garden–Dahlias and Summer Bulbs 


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Natural Products in Plants & Perennial Power

Saturday, March 4, 2017 - 10:30am to 12:30pm
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March 4     Learn on Saturdays at Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden

10:30 a.m. Dr. John Greaves, Kemin Industries, Inc. and Botanical Garden Board Director, Developing Tomorrow’s Natural Products in Plants……Today!

11:30 a.m. Dr. Emily Heaton, Iowa State University– Perennial Power


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Global Greens Refugee Program & Eat Greater Des Moines

Saturday, March 18, 2017 - 10:30am to 12:30pm
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March 18    Learn on Saturdays at Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden

10:30 a.m. Hilary Burbank,Lutheran Services In Iowa– Global Greens Refugee Program

11:30 a.m. Aubrey Alvarez,Eat Greater Des Moines– Eat Greater Des Moines


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Spring Garden Festival (Des Moines)

Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 6:00pm to Sunday, May 13, 2018 - 2:15pm

The Spring Garden Festival is the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden's signature opportunity to celebrate gardening in Iowa. This four-day, pop-up retail festival includes nearly 500 limited edition varieties of plants, garden art and merchandise plus educational sessions and family-friendly garden activities.


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