The Iowa Arboretum will be planting a tree, giving away free tree seedlings and conducting fun tree related activities for families. Smokey the Bear will be making a guest appearance. Mark Hirsch, author of That Tree, will be planting a ceremonial tree at 10:30am.
Iowa Arboretum’s major “fun” raiser event featuring tasty delights, auction and plant sale. This years theme is “Plants for pollinators and people.” Bid on unique plants, garden decor and specialty gift items. Attendees have the opportunity to be an “early bird” shopper at the spring plant sale.
Fee: $40 per person
The latest and greatest plant sale. Iowa Arboretum’s Annual Spring Plant Sale. Find unique and interesting plants for your Iowa garden.
Incredible plants! Iowa Arboretum’s Annual Spring Plant Sale. Find unique and interesting plants for your Iowa garden.
Car Registration (free): 10 a.m. to 12 noon
12 noon to 3 p.m. – Bring your car or your camera and enjoy an afternoon admiring some of Iowa’s best-loved cars. Classic tunes will help set the mood and lunch will be available for purchase. Free to the public.
Membership does have its benefits. Be the first one on your block to shop the fall sale. Become a member that day and shop until you drop.
Saturday, September 13 & Sunday, September 14, 2014 – 9am - 4:00pm
Dazzling, Eye-catching, Exquisite. Take your garden to the next level at the annual Iris, Peony and Unique Plant Sale in the Arboretum’s greenhouse.
Join as a new member at the plant sale and receive a free plant.
To download a list of the items for sale click here
Have a delightful time sipping your coffee and walking the grounds with our own “Java” Joe McNally. He will talk about the interesting plants that live at the Iowa Arboretum. He will also answer your questions and refill your cups.