Took my boyfriend here for a walk after lunch. Lovely garden in the middle of downtown. Complete with old ladies with wide brimmed hats.
Very beautiful gardens, literally hiddenl! Worth the stop! Thanks to Tripadvisor for sharing reviews and information!
Hidden amoung downtown buildings, a beautiful gem is nestled. It is only open Friday from 12-2 during may-oct so it might be hard to find time to get there but if you can it's totally worth it. Many people grab there lunch and bring it to one of the many seats in the garden.
I have lived in Des Moines for over 35 years and had no idea this garden existed until I looked on Trip Advisor. The garden is hard to find but well worth it. They are peaceful and beautiful, perfectly maintained and right in the middle of the city. Open on Fridays 12:00-2:00 PM, May-Sept or Oct. Just west of the... More
The Fairfield Women's Garden Club visited these lovely gardens on a guided tour. They lady that showed us around was very knowledgeable about all the different plants and trees. No matter how long a person has been gardening you can always learn something new. They have a lot of the new varieties of plants that are not even on the... More
i go visit the BHG gardens when i feel low and the gorgeous scenery, lovely variety of flowers and the serene fish pond always cheer me up. The women in charge are truly gracious and helpful as they lead tours (Fridays) and always answer questions with a keen knowledge and wit. Splendid colors in the spring.
Are you looking for a really original place to visit? Just west of the Des Moines sculpture garden is the BH & G garden. It is open over extended lunch hours and is the perfect place to picnic. It is on the trolley line so you can get back to you office or hop on the trolley to other downtown... More
Open on Friday afternoons from spring through fall, this compact display garden is designed on a scale that makes it truly inspirational for home gardeners. Annuals, perennials, flowering trees, and a tiny vegetable plot ensure a constantly changing experience.
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