DES MOINES, Iowa -- The desert has arrived in the Metro.
The Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden has cactus-themed workshops taking place through Saturday.
There are two workshops per day at 10:30 A.M. - 11:45 A.M. and 2 P.M. - 3:15 P.M.
Thursday December 27th :
Sand Art Terrariums - Mix up the standard terrarium look by using layers of colorful sand and air plants to create a stunning new art piece to take home.
Friday December 28th:
Succulent Dish Gardens - Explore desert ecosystems and succulents and then design and plant your own desktop desert.
Saturday December 29th:
Cooking with Cacti - Have a curious budding chef at home? Learn how to prepare and incorporate these prickly plants into several tasty dishes.
Each workshop is $20 for Botanical Garden members and $25 for non-members but it includes an adult and one child. Each additional child is $15.
You can sign up at dmbotanicalgarden.com/families.