Fun is in bloom, no matter the season, at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden. Explore and celebrate beautiful, sustainable horticulture within the 14-acre domed conservatory and outdoor gardens. Highlights include:
- One of the best bonsai collections in the U.S., with the oldest tree dating back to 1865.
- Over 1,000 varieties of exotic plants from throughout the world.
- A garden shop with an ever-changing selection of carefully curated gifts and goods like jewelry, books, stationary, and home goods.
- An on-site restaurant, Trellis Cafe, serving a locally sourced, plant-based menu that changes monthly. Soups, salads, pastas, and more!
Check out this local gem Tuesday-Sunday from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. and keep an eye peeled for fun seasonal events like Dome After Dark.