Better Homes and Gardens Test Garden, Des Moines

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#6 of 14 in Parks in Des Moines
Garden · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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Better Homes and Gardens Test Garden reviews

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  • It was pleasant to walk through and see a variety of plants and shrubs that don't necessarily grow in my zone. The two women who maintain the gardens were interesting to chat with and it was an...  more »
  • The BH&G Gardens are truly beautiful. You can catch a glimpse from the sidewalks or plan a visit around the open dates they offer. BH&G use the gardens as test plots and to provide a place of escape.....  more »
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  • Beautiful place to read, eat lunch, and stroll. Plus, they have experts there to answer questions and show you around. Would definitely recommend! They're only open for a couple of hours on Fridays (12-2) in the summer but it's well worth the trip over!
  • It was a bit difficult to find at first since our GPS took us to the main building across the street. Thankfully, we read a review here that advised this and we found it right away. A lovely oasis in the cities center and so many gorgeous new blooms! Definitely a must stop if you are in the area! Staff was friendly and very helpful.

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