Join us for a delicious bowl of soup, dipping bread and yummy dessert. Board member and owner of Midwest Waterscapes will speak at 5:30 pm about skunks and other wildlife in your garden. Learn about the creatures who inhabit your outdoor space.
Brush up on your pruning techniques with this informative and hands-on class all about shrubs! Learn how to determine what cuts to make for general shrub care and maintenance, blooming, shape and habit, and rejuvenation. After instruction, try your hand at pruning a variety of deciduous and evergreen species within the arboretum’s living collections. Dress for the outdoor weather.
Minimum attendees required: 8
Fee: $15 for members and $20 for non-members
Iowa Arboretum’s own Kevin Lantz and family members will be sponsoring this event! No cost this year, just free will donation! Come hungry and challenge Kevin to make a one-of-a-kind scrumptious pancake for you!
It’s Italian night! Come enjoy spaghetti, sauce and all the fixings. Mangia!
Executive Director Mark Schneider will talk about his trip to Pisa, Florence and Rome at 5:30 pm
Maple Syrup Day is a fundraiser event for Iowa State University’s Xi Sigma Pi, a national forestry honor society. Guests can enjoy all-you-can-eat pancakes plus bacon, refreshments, and of course, real maple syrup. Visitors will have the chance to learn about the syrup-making process, partake in an interpretive walk, learn about the Iowa Woodland Owner’s Association, and enjoy a timbersports demonstration put on by the Iowa State University Forestry Club. Funds raised from the breakfast will be used for future society events and projects
Pancake Breakfast: $8 for adults, $5 for children, 5 years old and under are free