Iowa Garden Websites

Garden Site Directory

A list of links to gardens open to the public, arboreta (botanical gardens dedicated to trees), community gardens, garden clubs, state associations, garden websites, gardening help and other useful government websites in Iowa. If there's a link that should be here, or you see anything that needs corrected, let us know - contact details are at the bottom of the page.

Arboreta and Gardens


Reiman Gardens
Iowa State University, 1407 Elwood Drive, Ames, IA 50011
The largest public garden in Iowa, Reiman Gardens is situated on a 14-acre site, the year-round facility features eleven distinct gardens, an indoor conservatory, 2,500 square-foot indoor butterfly wing, butterfly emergence cases, gift shop, a cafe, and five supporting greenhouses. Admission.

Cedar Rapids

2160 Linden Drive SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52403
Historic house and garden - National Trust Historic Site. Admission.


Bickelhaupt Arboretum
340 S. 14th Street, Clinton, IA 52732

Dallas Center

Brenton Arboretum
2629 Palo Circle, Dallas Center, IA 50063

Des Moines

Des Moines Botanical Center

909 East River Drive, Des Moines, IA 50316


Dubuque Arboretum & Botanical Gardens
3800 Arboretum Drive, Dubuque, IA 52001

State Associations

Iowa Prairie Network

Gardening Help

Iowa State University Extension

Iowa Master Gardener Program

Other Useful Sites

America's Byways - IA

Iowa Travel / Tourism

Iowa's Scenic Byways

State Parks Bureau