Closed Memorial Day- Monday, May 29th

We will be closed Monday, May 29th in observance of Memorial Day.

Upcoming Workshops

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Woodland Gardens Virtual Workshop 5/25/23 7pm

$5.00
Join us from the comfort of your own own home to learn how Woodland Gardens are essentially a low maintenance native option for full shade sites that allows leaf and tree litter to remain. This is an underused concept in the Des Moines area!
May 25, 2023
7:00 pm
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Vertical Moss Terrarium Workshop 5/27/23 1pm

$45.00
These terrariums are a trendy new hit! Join us in making this low maintenance living garden created in a small glass vessel.
May 27, 2023
1:00 pm
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Beaded Garden Art Workshop 6/3/23 10am

$30.00
Create these trendy beaded garden stakes to give your favorite plant support and style!
June 3, 2023
10:00 am
Kids Fairy Garden

Kids Fairy Garden Workshop 6/3/23 1pm

$35.00
We're bringing back the fairy garden trend! Bring the kiddos in to create this living garden that they can care for an watch grow all summer long!
June 3, 2023
1:00 pm
ChaCha Let's Do Brunch

Let's Do Brunch! Cookie Decorating w/ ChaCha's Confections! 6/3/23 1pm

$45.00
How cute are these brunch themed cookies?! Join the famous ChaCha in teaching you to decorate these delicious cookies! Wow your guests at the next event you are attending or hosting by replicating these treats!
June 3, 2023
1:00 pm
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DIY Macramé Plant Hanger Workshop 6/4/23 1pm

$50.00
In this workshop, Instructor Meg Newell of Fiber Art by Meg, will lead you as you learn the basics of macramé. You will be able to apply your new skills to create a modern plant hanger that will bring life to your home or office!
June 4, 2023
1:00 pm
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Start Your Own Native Garden Workshop 6/4/23 12pm

$12.00
Join the growing trend! Have you ever wanted to start your own native plant garden but unsure where to start? Then this class is perfect for you! For participating in class you will receive a 4" native plant to take home.
June 4, 2023
12:00 pm
Houseplant Mounting

Houseplant Mounting Workshop 6/4/23 12pm

$35.00
Learn this new trendy way to display your houseplants by mounting your own plant to a slice of wood to live to grow on a wall in your home!
June 4, 2023
12:00 pm
Mosquito Planter

Mosquito Beater Planter Workshop 6/4/23 2pm

$35.00
Create your own mix of plants that will help repel mosquitos! You will be given a 12" plastic pot and your choice of plants such as lavender, basil, rosemary, peppermint, citronella, lemon grass and sage.
June 4, 2023
2:00 pm
Catnip

Catnip Planter Workshop 6/10/23 10am

$25.00
We will teach you the info that you need to plant catnip,  care for it, prune it & how to prepare it for your kitty at home!
June 10, 2023
10:00 am
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Start Your Own Native Garden Workshop 6/10/23 1pm

$12.00
Join the growing trend! Have you ever wanted to start your own native plant garden but unsure where to start? Then this class is perfect for you! For participating in class you will receive a 4" native plant to take home.
June 10, 2023
1:00 pm
Mandala Stone

Hand-painted Mandala Stones Workshop 6/10/23 1pm

$50.00
Learn how to create your own beautiful hand-painted mandala stone!
June 10, 2023
1:00 pm
Houseplant Club | Sunday, June 10 | 10am

Central Iowa Houseplant Club Meeting @ Ted Lare Garden Center 6/10/23 10am

$0.00
Join us for our June Central Iowa Houseplant Club meeting! We'll be discussing creative plant décor, how to solve plant problems, trending plants + more!
June 10, 2023
10:00 am
Dried Fruit Frame

Dried Flower & Fruit Art Workshop @ The IA Distilling Co. 6/13/23 6pm

$40.00
Enjoy a tasty beverage at The Iowa Distilling Co. while learning to make art with dried fruit and flowers!
June 13, 2023
6:00 pm
Marcy Flag

Red White & Blue Canvas w/ 515 Wine w/ Design 6/17/23 1pm

$52.00
Create this patriotic piece just in time for the upcoming holiday! Marcy with 515 Wine w/ Design will teach you her fun techniques using acrylic paint and canvas.
June 17, 2023
1:00 pm
Tea Garden

Tea Garden Workshop 6/17/23 1pm

$40.00
Do you love tea? So do we! Plant 3 herbs of your choice that are commonly used for tea making. We will teach you many tips on drying your herbs and preserving them to use at a later time.
June 17, 2023
1:00 pm
Bog Garden

DIY Indoor Bog Garden Workshop 6/17/23 10am

$40.00
What is a bog garden? A bog garden is a type of garden that hosts permanently moist (but not waterlogged) soil to create a habitat for plants and creatures that will thrive in this environment. In this workshop we will show you how to create a miniature indoor version!
June 17, 2023
10:00 am
Driftwood Beaded Suncatcher

Driftwood Beaded Sun Catcher Workshop 6/17/23 10am

$30.00
Create your very own one of a kind beaded sun catcher using beads and driftwood! This class can be enjoyed by both kids and adults.
June 17, 2023
10:00 am
Whimsical 3-D Needle-Felting

Whimsical 3-D Needle-Felting Workshop 6/24/23 10am

$50.00
Learn the art of 3-D needle-felting! In this workshop you will create a whimsical 3-D felted garden "planted" in a 2.5" terracotta pot!
June 24, 2023
10:00 am
Zero Waste Beeswax Wrap

Zero Waste Beeswax Wrap Workshop w/ Down to Earth Living 6/24/23 1pm

$50.00
This class will be the 'bees' knees'! Come in and learn from Carissa Thoma with Down to Earth Living about zero waste living and make your own reusable beeswax wrap which is a handy replacement for cling wrap and Ziploc bags.
June 24, 2023
1:00 pm
Flamingo Planter

Summer Flamingo Planter Workshop 6/25/23 2pm

$50.00
Wow your neighbors by creating this adorable flamingo planter filled with summer annuals!
June 25, 2023
2:00 pm
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Hardy Cactus for Iowa Informational Workshop 7/9/23 12pm

$35.00
You did read the title right, you can grow Cactus outdoors right here in Iowa! Join us in learning about several species of cactus that will grow successfully here. For participating in this workshop you will get to take home a hardy cactus of your own!
July 9, 2023
12:00 pm

Ted Lare Garden Center

Sunday:

12pm-4pm

Monday:

Closed for Memorial Day

Tuesday:

9am-6pm

Wednesday:

9am-5pm

Thursday:

9am-5pm

Friday:

9am-5pm

Saturday:

9am-5pm