Quad City Botanical Center blooms for you and entertains you in a five-acre facility east of the Rock Island Arts and Entertainment District.
During your visit, you will find a model railway in the G-level garden, sunny tropical garden atrium, a peaceful outdoor pond, a lively perennial garden, banks and beds, a cottage garden, a letter garden and new Open space ones, take a look at the children’s garden. Visit the gift shop and see the gallery in the lobby and corridors.
In addition to these day-to-day facilities, you can also take advantage of any or all of the many high quality services we provide in the community.
Programs and Events – The Plant Center organizes events for all ages and interested groups and holds important events every year. Sign up for the biweekly e-newsletter and start a fun activity.
Special Events ~ The pumpkin festival will be held from October 4th to 18th, where you can participate in handicrafts, games and food related to autumn and Halloween.
Tours ~ We offer educational tours for teenagers and adults. It is possible to book a guided tour of the garden for 10 or more people. These tours are suitable for all ages and are carefully designed to help guests explore and understand the world of plants. Don’t forget to admire all the gardens and visit the gift shop!
Quad City Garden connects people and plants in interesting ways and contributes to the cultural vitality of our community. Over its seventeen-year history, we have provided illuminating gardening exhibits, educational opportunities, hands-on practices, nature workshops, art exhibits, entertainment and fun. We provide Quad Cities with an ideal place to live, work, play and raise a family.