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Garden Design Online Workshop

Monday, November 28, 2016 - 9:00am to 11:00am
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The Online Garden Design course provided by the Department of Horticulture at Iowa State University provides an opportunity for those seeking continuing education at any level, novice or professional. This online course runs from November 28, 2016 through March 12, 2017.


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


Spring Garden Festival (Des Moines)

Thursday, May 10, 2018 - 6:00pm to Sunday, May 13, 2018 - 2:15pm

The Spring Garden Festival is the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden's signature opportunity to celebrate gardening in Iowa. This four-day, pop-up retail festival includes nearly 500 limited edition varieties of plants, garden art and merchandise plus educational sessions and family-friendly garden activities.