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Our garden center is now open for the 2024 season! Our hours are Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 12:00pm for walk-in services. Phone and email orders are available 7 days per week!
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If your home or business is within the central Iowa region, come check out the garden center at A+ Lawn & Landscape!

Our knowledgeable staff helps customers in local communities select the right landscaping plants, potted plants, and hard goods to enhance their property.

Our garden center that is open to the public that has many options for perennials, annuals, trees, and plants in Des Moines, IA.

Our garden center is the place for customers in our local communities of Des Moines, West Des Moines, and Ankeny, IA to find hardy Midwest plants that will enhance their property. Whether you are looking for landscaping plants, potted plants, hard goods, or assistance in selecting the right vegetation and flowers for your landscaping needs, our knowledgeable staff is here to help! 

Grasses, Shrubs, & Other Greenery Available at the A+ Lawn & Landscape Garden Center

At the garden center, customers will be able to find the best mix of greenery from all around central Iowa, including different varieties of:

  • Trees
  • Shrubs
  • Perennials
  • Grasses

All plant material sold on-site at our garden center comes with warranties regardless of you choosing us to install it or not. We stand behind our garden center products 100%! 

Low-Maintenance Perennials & Shrubs

Aerial view of the A+ Lawn & Landscape Garden Center with perennial shrubs and trees.

There are many low-maintenance perennials and shrubs to choose from. These are ideal for someone who is short on time, but still wants beautiful landscaping around their property. These plant types are often drought-tolerant, produce beautiful blooms and are a reliable choice for busy home and business owners. Here are just a few of the options that are available in our garden:

Popular Low-Maintenance Perennials

  • Blanket Flower
  • Daylily
  • Poppy
  • Hosta
  • Peony
  • Switchgrass
  • Goldenrod
  • Geranium
  • Russian Sage
  • Little Bluestem
  • Coneflower

Add Color to Your Property With Flowering Trees

Flower trees are a great choice when looking to spruce up your landscaping and add some color to your property because they are very aesthetically pleasing. Here are a few popular flowering trees you might want to consider:

  • Red Buckeye
  • Redbud
  • Crabapple
  • Flowering Dogwood
  • Witchazel
  • Lilac

Different Types of Ornamental Grasses in Our Gardens

Ornamental grasses are beautiful perennials that can add texture, color, and movement to your landscaping beds. They are known for their resilience to colder temperatures while adding visual appeal throughout the fall and winter seasons. When visiting our garden, you will find these different types of ornamental grasses:

  • Fountain Grass
  • Blue Fescue
  • Blue Oat Grass
  • Feather Reed Grass
  • Ravenna Grass
  • Hair Grass

Perennials That Thrive in Full Sunshine

There are several perennials that are sun lovers and can tolerate 3-4 hours of sun, or even a full day of sunshine. A few perennials that you will find in our garden that are guaranteed to thrive in the sun are:

  • Creeping Phlox
  • Daisies
  • Black Eyed Susan
  • Blue Sage
  • Daylilies

Bleeding Hearts, Columbines, Coral Bells, and Other Perennials that Thrive in Shade

Every property has a shady spot in their landscaping beds or around their yard. Those spots don’t have to stay bare. There are several options for perennials that will thrive without the sun, come back year after year, and some will even produce colorful flowers or foliage.

  • Hostas
  • Bleeding Heart
  • Columbine
  • Coral Bells
  • Lily of the Valley
  • Goats Beard
  • Ferns

Contact our friendly staff members about any specific native plants or to create a cohesive landscape design.

Overhead view of the A+ Lawn & Landscape Garden Center now open for the new season!

The garden center truly has it all! Customers are able to work one on one with a friendly staff member to select items that work well together and create cohesive designs for their landscaping needs. Everything your home and landscaping needs can easily be found here. If you are looking for a specific native plant, chances are we have it here!

For more details on hours of operation or specific plants, you can contact us at (515) 777-7845. Our garden center is the place to visit in central Iowa communities such as Des Moines, West Des Moines, and Ankeny for all your outdoor needs!

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