Time of year
My family visits about once a year, almost always during the winter. On a cold winter day, this is an oasis! Great venue for meetings as well.
Visited the botanic garden in the winter, admittedly not the ideal time to fully enjoy and get full value for admission. The domed structure is noticeable from I-80 near downtown Des Moines. Easy/free parking on a Sunday was nice, and friendly desk staff. The enclosed dome…
Beautiful kool different plants and trees to see wonderful experience for family and children also peaceful
The Botanical Garden is a great place to go to relax, to take photo’s, have a wedding, take a class, so many things to do there. The greenery and flowers are beautiful and you can spend hours there just walking around taking in the views. We love to go there. Our daughter got…
We were so lucky to stumble upon an excellent Learn Saturday lecture. The speaker discussed vegetables transported from Africa. I wished that we had arrived earlier. Every Saturday, the gardens host a different speaker. I was in town for a business trip and was able to squeeze…