Iowa Bonsai Association 2013 Spring Show

PrintSaturday, April 20, 2013 thru Sunday, April 21, 2013

The Iowa Bonsai Association will have bonsai displays and demonstrations from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. April 20th and 21st at the Des Moines Botanical Garden – 909 Robert D Ray Dr., Des Moines, IA. The event will be held in the Walsh Room.

April 20th is a free admission day in recognition of Earth Day.  Other family activities will take place from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

April 21st admission is free to Botanical Garden members otherwise regular admission rates apply.

Earth Day will be recognized on Saturday, April 20th with the Downtown Earth Day Tour, a joint celebration between the Botanical Garden, Science Center of Iowa and the World Food Prize.  A variety of activities will take place at each location from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.

In honor of the day, the Botanical Garden will offer free admission from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.

From 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. children may plant a flower to take home and grow, learn about the parts of a flower, unique plant fragrances and the varied shape of leaves.  There will be a plant petting area, lawn sized games of tic-tac-toe using recycled materials, lizard, turtles and other reptiles to learn about and more!

The Iowa Bonsai Association will have displays and demonstrations from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. in the Walsh Room.