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Chocolate Chat: Make Your Own Hot Cocoa Mix

Learn about the plant that makes hot cocoa so tasty while creating your own hot cocoa mix at home! Did you know that chocolate comes from a tree? The...

Painting with Pines

Pines and other evergreens are soaking up their time in the sunlight, or should we say snow light, during the winter months. Pines are well known for their...

New Display – Uncovering Roots!

Work from Dome

What’s better than working from a tropical oasis? Work from DOME at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden and enjoy warmth, beautiful views, and...

Nature Play Grand Opening

We are thrilled to announce the grand opening of nature play our brand new outdoor play area! The nature play area is located on the northernmost edge of the...

Peculiar Pumpkins

Learn more about these gorgeous gourds, including how to eat them! Pumpkins are an iconic symbol of fall, from jack-o'-lanterns at Halloween to the main...

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