Welcome to Ackworth Garden Club
2018 Meetings
January 2411:00 AMAnnett Nature CenterWorld Seed Bank by Derryl Barr
February 2811:00 AMAnnett Nature CenterGarden Art by Angie Buchanan, City of Indianola Horticulturist
March 2811:00 AMAnnett Nature Center
  • Landscaping the Des Moines Botanical Gardens by Joe Jinkens, Horticulturist, Landscaper & Owner of Jenkins Garden Market
  • Bring garden related items for Silent Auction>
April 2511:00 AMTed Lare's Garden Center Barn (2701 Cumming Ave., West Des Moines)
  • Magnolias by Derek McKay, Horticulturist at Ted Lare's Garden Center
  • Seed Share or Swap - If you have seeds that you have saved and would like to share or swap with others please bring them
May 510:00 AMWarren County Administration Bldg.Annual Plant Auction (see link above)
May 231:00 PMMember Paula Sampson's home (2013 153rd Ave, Carlisle)Tour of Paula's Gardens
June 2711:00 AMAnnett Nature CenterSQR - Soil Quality Restoration by Julie Perreault, Polk County
July 1811:00 AMAnnett Nature CenterAfrican Violets by Evening African Violet Club of Des Moines
AugustNo meeting - Enjoy the Iowa State Fair
September 2611:00 AMQuilted Gardens & Nursery (1895 E Army Post Rd)Conifers by Barry Laws, owner Quilted Gardens & Nursery
October 2411:00 AMAnnett Nature CenterCurrent Garden Trends by Megan Hughes, Garden Magazine Writer and member Lynn McConnell's daughter
November 1411:00 AMAnnett Nature CenterBats by Carly Kalina
December 511:00 AMAnnett Nature CenterChristmas party with optional $10 gift exchange.