Come to the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden to learn about tool maintenance: https://www.dmbotanicalgarden.com/event/tool-maintenance-and-winterization/
Come to the Annual Symposium at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden on October 22nd. Learn more here: https://www.dmbotanicalgarden.com/events-programs/calendar-events/229-annual-symposium/
Are you an aspiring orchid grower? This beginner’s workshop will familiarize you with the orchid family and teach you how to maintain and propagate healthy plants. You will receive your own orchid to start your collection.
Learn about the processes scientists and gardeners use to help harvested seeds germinate in the spring. Learn how to stratify native Iowa prairie seeds through hands-on demonstrations and take home seeds to plant next spring. This class will utilize seeds collected during our Seed Collecting Hike at Chichaqua Bottoms Greenbelt on Saturday, Nov. 2. Participants need not attend both events.
Identify your landscape goals, determine the “why” behind your vision and learn how to bring your dream to life while making your yard more functional, manageable and sustainable. Through lecture, discussion and case studies, Landscape Architect Lynn Kuhn will help you identify what type of yard you want and how to best achieve it. Class fee includes both sessions.
Saintpaulia, otherwise known as the African violet, is one of the most popular houseplants for good reason. Learn about the history and care requirements of these beautiful blooms and take home an African violet of your own.