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Botany Book Club

The Botany Book Club is an awesome collaboration between The Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden & Raccoon River Press! Check out the monthly selections below!

We meet on Mondays in the Garden at 5:30pm!

Want free shipping? Just select pick-up as your delivery method at check out, then select "Botany Book Club" and get your book straight from the garden! 

Want to source your book club books locally? Use code BOTANY at checkout to save 15% on our book club picks! 

January - Braiding Sweetgrass - 30 Jan

February - Orchid Fever - 27 Feb

March - Lessons from Plants - 27 March

April - Bringing Nature Home - 24 April

May - The Botanist's Daughter - 29 May

June - Ten Tomatoes that Changed the World - 26 June

  • Braiding Sweetgrass

    Kimmerer, Robin Wall
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    Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants As a botanist, Robin Wall Kimmerer has been trained to ask questions of nature ...

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  • Orchid Fever

    Hansen, Eric
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    A Horticultural Tale of Love, Lust, and Lunacy The acclaimed author of Motoring with Mohammed brings us a compelling adventure into the remarkable ...

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  • Lessons from Plants

    Montgomery, Beronda L
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    An exploration of how plant behavior and adaptation offer valuable insights for human thriving. We know that plants are important. They maintain th...

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  • Bringing Nature Home

    Tallamy, Douglas W ; Darke, Rick
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    How You Can Sustain Wildlife with Native Plants "A fascinating study of the trees, shrubs, and vines that feed the insects, birds, and other animal...

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  • The Botanist's Daughter

    Nunn, Kayte
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    THIS ITEM IS AVAILABLE FOR PRE-ORDER ONLY AND WILL BE RELEASED ON 28 FEBRUARY 2023. Discovery. Desire. Deception. A wondrously imagined tale of two...

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  • Ten Tomatoes That Changed the World

    Alexander, William
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    New York Times bestselling author William Alexander provides "an entertaining, broad-ranging history of the tomato" (Mark Pendergrast) in this fasc...

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