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Plant Sale (members preview)

Join the Iowa Arboretum & Gardens for the annual Spring Plant Sale! Struggling to find good shade choices? Browse a wide selection of hostas, hellebores, columbines, and bleeding hearts! Wanting to attract and feed pollinators? We’ve got dozens of native wildflowers to keep them happy! Looking for deer and rabbit-resistant selections? We are filling up […]

Plant Sale (open to everyone)

Join the Iowa Arboretum & Gardens for the annual Spring Plant Sale! Struggling to find good shade choices? Browse a wide selection of hostas, hellebores, columbines, and bleeding hearts! Wanting to attract and feed pollinators? We’ve got dozens of native wildflowers to keep them happy! Looking for deer and rabbit-resistant selections? We are filling up […]

Plant Sale (open to everyone)

Join the Iowa Arboretum & Gardens for the annual Spring Plant Sale! Struggling to find good shade choices? Browse a wide selection of hostas, hellebores, columbines, and bleeding hearts! Wanting to attract and feed pollinators? We’ve got dozens of native wildflowers to keep them happy! Looking for deer and rabbit-resistant selections? We are filling up […]

Garden Social & Auction

Enjoy wonderful food, drinks, and music at the Arboretum's largest fundraising event of the year. Dinner catered by Whatcha Smokin (Luther) and beer & wine service will be provided by Christiani's (Des Moines). Silent and live auctions highlight this one-of-a-kind event. Bid on garden & home decor, plants, adventure experiences, and other great items at […]

Classic Car Day

Iowa Arboretum & Gardens 1875 Peach Avenue, MADRID, IA

Come see the classics at the 12 annual car show. Talk to car owners about their classics while enjoying delicious food provided by Smokin' Big Dawgs. Registration for Cars: 11 am to 12 noon.  

Tunes in the Trees – Carter Guse

Iowa Arboretum & Gardens 1875 Peach Avenue, MADRID, IA

Tunes in the Trees Musician: Carter Guse Tuesday, June 11 Concert time: 6 pm to 8 pm Gates open at 5 pm for food and drink. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy a night of great music and food as we kick off another successful season of music at the Arboretum. Carter, 18 years old, […]

Tunes in the Trees – Doug Deming and the Jewel Tones

Iowa Arboretum & Gardens 1875 Peach Avenue, MADRID, IA

Tunes in the Trees Musician: Doug Deming and the Jewel Tones Tuesday, July 9 Concert time: 6 pm to 8 pm Gates open at 5 pm for food and drink. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy a night of great music and food as we kick off another successful season of music at the Arboretum. […]

Tunes in the Trees – Scott Davis Jazz Quartet

Iowa Arboretum & Gardens 1875 Peach Avenue, MADRID, IA

Tunes in the Trees Musician: Scott Davis Jazz Quartet Tuesday, August 13 Concert time: 6 pm to 8 pm Gates open at 5 pm for food and drink. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy a night of great music and food as we kick off another successful season of music at the Arboretum. The Scott […]

Tunes in the Trees – Kathryn Severing Fox and Chad Elliot

Iowa Arboretum & Gardens 1875 Peach Avenue, MADRID, IA

Tunes in the Trees Musician: Kathryn Severing Fox and Chad Elliot Tuesday, September 10 Concert time: 6 pm to 8 pm Gates open at 5 pm for food and drink. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy a night of great music and food as we kick off another successful season of music at the Arboretum. […]