Featured Gardens include: Formal Rose Garden, Bausman Old Garden Roses, English Knot Garden, Formal English Garden, Herb Garden, McGreger’s Children’s Garden, Hosta Garden, Japanese Garden, Children’s Flower and Vegetable Garden, Iowa State and All American Test Gardens, Annual and Perennial Gardens and Dwarf Conifers.
Institute of Museum and Library Services Grant
The Dubuque Arboretum and Botanical Gardens received a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services for a collections management assessment. The IMLS is a federal agency that foster leadership and a lifetime of learning. They have awarded $225,125.00 in Museum Assessment Program (MAP) Grants to 110 museums across the country in 2001.
The DABG is very privileged to have received such a prestigious award, stated Chuck Haas, Vice President of Operations. We hope to have an ongoing collaboration partnership with these institutions in the future.
This first time grant will enable DABG to improve the service they offer through better management, organization and recording of Horticulture and Botanical plant material. The grant awarded DABG was $1775.00
For more information about the award, you can visit them at
Create a Memory with Bricks offered by the Arboretum
Dubuque Arboretum and Botanical Gardens Brick Walkway
A personalized engraved brick, set in the lovely pathways of the gardens, is a unique way to remember a loved one, honor a dear friend or birth of a baby, or celebrate lifes great moments.
Bricks are professionally engraved. Engraved bricks are ordered in groups and placement in the Gardens requires building a section of walkway.
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