Out and About with Compass: Iowa Edition: Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden

Posted by Emma Johnson on 3/7/17 10:00 AM

Topics: Local Focus & Events

Among the many wonderful things that springtime brings with it are flowers and greenery! After a dreary winter, this pop of color brings a welcome change to the landscape! Now, you don’t need to wait for the ground to thaw to get your fill of beautiful plant life! Plan a trip to the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden this spring!

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The botanical garden provides a place for visitors to explore, engage, and get educated about all things related to plants! The exhibits truly celebrate the vast collection of plant life our planet holds. From tropical plants, to gardens filled with unique and interesting varieties of cacti, there is something new around every corner.

There are also plenty of workshops and events held here which allow you to further delve into the botanical world. From spring break camps for kids, and weekly story times for little ones, to classes about fruit pies and annuals, there is something to excite anyone at any age or skill level.

Bring the family for a day of fun, and take notes to bring back home with you! After a visit here, your garden will be the envy of the neighborhood!

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