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Prairie Seed Stratification (Des Moines)

Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
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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.

https://www.dmbotanicalgarden.com/event/prairie-seed-stratification/

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Landscape with Intention (Des Moines)

Tuesday, November 12, 2019 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
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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.

https://www.dmbotanicalgarden.com/event/landscape-with-intention/2019-11-12/

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African Violets: History and Care (Des Moines)

Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
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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.

https://www.dmbotanicalgarden.com/event/african-violets-history-and-care/

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