For the best experience during your visit, please review the Arboretum Etiquette.

  • Garden Walk
  • Upcoming Events


The Newton Arboretum & Botanical Gardens relies on the kindness and generosity of individuals, businesses, and organizations. YOU support our growth!
To cultivate the future of the Arboretum, tax-deductible donations can be sent to:

 Project AWAKE
 PO Box 321
 Newton, Iowa 50208

OR you can make an online donation click here.


It takes many hands to keep the garden growing. Hundreds of volunteer hours are contributed every year. If you have an interest in gardening, would like to serve on the Board of Directors, or want to assist with upcoming events—let us know! Volunteers are always welcome!

Join the volunteer list.

    Newton Arboretum & Botanical Gardens offers ‘Something Unique.’

    Personalized, engraved bricks and granite pavers can be purchased to place in the memorial patios around the Arboretum. These Unique mementos can honor someone or commemorate a special occasion. Please consider offering Something Unique as a special gift to the recipient and the Arboretum. A gift that grows it forward! Ideas include:

    Wedding Day / Wedding Anniversary
    Birth / Death
    Graduation / Pet Tribute

    To order your Unique gift, fill out the order form along with a check payable to Project AWAKE.

    Single 4″x8″  brick at $75
    Single 8″x8″ paver at $250

    Please mail to:
    Project AWAKE
    PO Box 321
    Newton, IA 50208

    Order Form

    Connect With Us:

    Mail: PO Box 321, Newton, IA 5028
    Phone: 641-791-3021