Photo Gallery

May 2024 | Business

Home of Julie Taylor

April 2024 | GCA Annual Meeting

Hartford, Connecticut


April 2024 | Polly Moore Turns 99

Home of Pauline Niebur


April 2024 | Photography Workshop

Drake University

March 2024 | Spring Soiree

Home of Ellen Hubbell

December 2023 | Holiday Party

Des Moines Art Center

Breaca Lozier and Carole Tillotson

November 2023 | Greenery Fundraiser

September 2023 | Zone XI Meeting

Chicago, Illinois

July 2023 Business Meeting

Heritage Carousel at Union Park

June 2023 | Annual Meeting and Awards Ceremony

Home of Deb Milligan

May 2023 | GCA Annual Meeting

Columbus, Ohio

May 2023 | Market & Plant Sale

Home of Vicki Wallace

May 2023 | Provisional Coffee

Home of Sara Gaskell

State of Iowa Native Plant Month Proclamation

2023 | ‘GCA Glorious Gardener’ Polly Moore

Jane Flanagan and Polly Moore, 65 year member

GCA Article Honoring Polly Moore

 2022 – Flower Arranging Workshop

Boesen the Florist

June 2022 | Partners for Plants

Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge

June 2022 | Annual Meeting & Awards Ceremony

Home of Sarah O’Brien

May 2021 | GCA Annual Meeting Award

Tracy Wheeler’s GCA Botanical Arts Creativity Award winning entry

2020 | Awards Recipients

February 2019 | ‘Flower Arranging with Grocery Store Flowers’

Des Moines Botanical Garden

Molly Veenstra, Libby Becker, Mary Beh, Susan Noland, LaNae Ceryanec, Tracy Levine, Stephanie Jutila, Cynthia Wanamaker, Liz Neumann, Judy Milligan, Carole Tilltotson, Barbara Lyford, Vicki Wallace, Mary Oothout, Braca Lozier, Polly Moore, and Loulou Kane

June 2019 | Greenwood Pond

September 2019 | Zone XI Meeting

St. Louis, Missouri

Breaca Lozier and her 3rd Place Flower Arrangement | St Louis, Missouri

December 2018 | Holiday Party

Salisbury House

Judy Milligan and her topiary arrangements

February 2018 | Judi Pruchnicki – DSM Park & Recreation Award Recipient

DMFGC members – Marian Riggs, Molly Veenstra, Tracy Levine, Susan Noland, Judi Pruchnicki, Lisa Hubbell, Teresa Jensen, Carole Tillotson, Mary Oothout, Susan Koch-Bridgford, Polly Moore, Emily Hicklin, and Cynthia Wanamaker – celebrating Judi Pruchnicki and her DSM Park & Recreation award

2018 | Holiday Party

World Food Prize Hall of Laureates

DMFGC members at the World Food Prize Hall of Laureates

June 1992 | Garden Walk

April 1991 | Garden Talk

Des Moines Art Center

September 1991 | DMFGC Newsletter


THE IOWAN | Article about Clare and Miles Mills Rose Garden


1990 | Des Moines Botanical Center Garden Fair

Des Moines Botanical Center

LEFT- Linda Chase-Tone and Mary Oothout |  RIGHT – Judy Milligan, Muffy Harmon, and Nancy McKlveen

1989 | Des Moines Botanical Center Garden Fair

Des Moines Botanical  Center

Ann Fleming and Botanical Center Director Matt Rosen

September 1989

Des Moines Register | Clare and Miles Mills Rose Garden

May 1988

Des Moines Founders Garden Club Article  | DSM Skywalk Magazine

May 1988 | Botanical Center Garden Fair

Des Moines Botanical Center

 June 1987 | Start of Foxy Lady Award

The tradition of the FOXY Lady award

October 1987 | Garden Talk

Des Moines Art Center

May 1983 | Zone XI Meeting


1982 | A Diary for Gardeners Book

Written and Published by the Des Moines Founder Garden Club

1981 | Wildflower Sale

1979 | Clare and Miles Mills

Des Moines Register Article

1976 | History of Des Moines Founders Garden Club

Written by Katie Koch Carpenter

1975 | Indoor Garden Party

Home of Mrs. William Proctor

June 1973 | All in a Flower Pot Workshop

Des Moines Center for Science