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Intro to Plant Propagation

Friday, March 9, 2018 - 9:00am to 12:00pm
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Intro to Plant Propagation                                                    March 9, 2018            9 a.m.-12 p.m.

Save money by growing your own plants from cuttings and seeds! Learn easy-to-implement techniques from an expert in plant propagation, Reiman Gardens’ Horticulturist Jessie Liebenguth. Bring home some plant starts to get your garden going! Class is structured as lecture /presentation from 9:00 – 11:00, with the remainder of time left for lab work and one-on-one assistance (optional). Registration with pre-payment is required by Thursday, March 8.


$20 Members
$25 General Public
$17 ISU Students


Vegetable Gardening Best Practices

Tuesday, April 10, 2018 - 6:00pm to 7:30pm
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Vegetable Gardening Best Practices                                     April 10, 2018             6-7:30 p.m.

Celebrate Earth Month by getting a head start on your own summer vegetable garden, with a discussion on best practices by Reiman Gardens’ own expert vegetable gardener, Horticulturist Sharon Rink. Preregistration with prepayment is required by Monday, April 9.


$10 Members
$12.50 General Public
$8 ISU Students


Orchids 101

Sunday, January 21, 2018 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
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Orchids 101 Workshop                                                          January 21, 2018        1-4 p.m.

Have you caught the orchid fever? Ever wondered about these peculiar and wildly exotic flowers? Join Reiman Gardens staff to learn orchid basics, including types and characteristics, as well as how to grow them successfully at home. Get hands-on practice and take home an orchid, too. Pre-registration with pre-payment is required by Thursday, January 18.


$30 for Members
$37.50 for General Public
$24 for ISU Students


Prairie Seed Harvest (Ames)

Thursday, September 27, 2018 - 4:30pm to 6:30pm
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Come to Dolittle Prairie to harvest prairie plant seeds. This is a family friendly event hosted by Story County Conservation. Long pants, sturdy shoes, and bug spray are recommended. Registration is required by 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, September 25. Learn more here:


Greenhouse Short Course (Ames)

Friday, November 1, 2019 - 8:30am to 4:00pm
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This year our program will feature presentations delivering cutting-edge information for greenhouse growers. Specifically, our program will feature talks on: nutritional monitoring; managing and controlling root rots; sensitive sites impacted by pesticides, REI, and pre-harvest interval; consumer research; new greenhouse trends; fungicide rotations; pricing products; containerized floriculture and hydroponic food crop nutrition research updates. The cost for the Short Course (including lunch) is $60. Additionally, we will be offering Pesticide Continuing Instruction Course (C-CIC) credit for greenhouse pesticide applicators for an additional fee of $35.00.



Spring Pruning Workshop (Ames)

Thursday, March 5, 2020 - 1:30pm
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Join Reiman Gardens Horticulture Staff for a hands-on workshop about early spring pruning. Learn what, when, where, how, and why to prune, and practice these skills in the Gardens.

Bring sturdy gloves (preferably leather) and dress to work outdoors. Registration with pre-payment is required by Tuesday, March 3.