Annual Symposium: The Resilient Garden

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Saturday October 19

10:00 AM  –  4:00 PM

The Annual Symposium is the Botanical Garden’s signature educational opportunity for advancing gardening in Iowa. Each fall, four internationally acclaimed lecturers visit Des Moines to speak about current topics that impact home horticulture, plant sciences and/or ecology.

Your ticket will include lunch; please indicate dietary restrictions as you register.


Please Read: To register for this event, enter the quantity below and click the register button. Fill in the registration form and click add to cart. Please note, only named individuals on the Botanical Garden membership are eligible for the member rates.

To register for more classes or events before checking out, click on the Botanical Garden logo in the upper left corner to return to Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden calendar of events.  

If you have any questions please call 515.323.6290 ext 6 or email


 *Members of the Brenton Arboretum, Reiman Gardens and the Iowa Arboretum may purchase tickets at the member rate.