Postponed until 2022

A Perfect Backdrop for Entertaining


Flagstone Patio 
Perennial Beds
Unique Trees and Shrubs

Ready to go:

2020 PCMG Garden Tour


Date June 20, 2020

Gardens open 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Rain or Shine

Nine Gardens in

Urbandale, West Des Moines, and Clive


  • Check back later for ticket information

  • Buy them online or at select Garden Centers 


Adults / Ages 13+ - $10 Children 12 and under – Free

Welcome to the

Polk County Master Gardeners 2020 Garden Tour


Featuring an array of private and public gardens in Clive, Urbandale and West Des Moines.  This year’s tour will delight your senses, stimulate your curiosity, and inspire you with new ideas.

There is something for everyone. Our seven home gardens, all in typical backyards, offer abundant ideas and endless beauty.  Showing a variety of backyard spaces with decks, patios, walkways, garden paths, screened porches, the range ideas of goes from a townhome courtyard garden to bubbling fountains, perennials beds, water gardens and bountiful tomato and vegetable spaces.  Shade or sun-- inspiration abounds.


Gather ideas for your own home outdoor spaces. Enjoy making garden crafts; Go on a scavenger hunt.  Learn new garden techniques.  We have special activities for the little ones and special activities for those not so little.  Or just bask in the uniqueness and beauty of these inviting places.


This year Polk County Master Gardeners partners with Urbandale Parks and Rec to showcase two Urbandale Garden treasures: Dunlap Park and Arboretum and our own Polk County Master Gardeners Demonstration Garden. 


These gems of Urbandale provide you a window of discovery with the wide-open spaces of Dunlap Park and the many distinctive gardens and learning opportunities of the Demonstration Garden. 

Every stop along the way Master Gardeners will be available to greet you and answer your questions.

Enjoy the day!

Interactive Demonstrations and Displays

Family and children activities

Special Events

Follow bike paths to tour breathtaking and inspiring public and home gardens.

This is a come and go as you please event. Start when you want and stay at each garden as long as you want.