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Orchids for Beginners

Saturday, August 20, 2016 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
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Are you an aspiring orchid grower? Come to the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden for this beginner’s workshop to become familiarized with the orchid family and how to maintain and propagate healthy orchids.  Participants will receive their own orchid to start their collection. Learn more here: www.dmbotanicalgarden.com/events-programs/calendar-events/248-orchids-for-beginners/

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Polk County Conservation (Des Moines)

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 - 6:00pm
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Polk County Conservation Education Coordinator Patti Peterson-Keyes will give a presentation. This presentation is free and open to the public. Remember to bring your lawn chair or blanket to sit on, stay for door prizes, enjoy the Discovery Garden before and after the presentation. http://www.enablinggardenpcmg.org/events-at-the-enabling-garden/learning-center/

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Weed ID Contest (Des Moines)

Friday, August 9, 2019 - 9:00am to 11:00am
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The annual Iowa State Fair Weed Identification Contest will be held Friday, Aug. 9, from 9–11:30 a.m. in the front lawn of the John Deere Agriculture Building. The Iowa State University Extension and Outreach contest has three divisions – future agronomists (youth), general and professional. Winners will be announced at a 3 p.m. awards ceremony inside the John Deere Agricultural Building.

https://www.extension.iastate.edu/news/iowa-state-fair-contest-tests-weed-identification-skills

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