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Plant Protection Program

Monday, May 2, 2016 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
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Come to Reiman Gardens to hear from the experts at Iowa State University’s Plant & Insect Diagnostic Clinic (PIDC) as they discuss and demonstrate official methods for testing and identifying plant pests and pathogens. Learn where to go when you have questions about plants or insects in your own yard, and how you can become more involved in detection and diagnosis.

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New Perennials

Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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Linn County Master Gardeners will offer three free “Library Talks” in December at the Ladd Library, 3750 Williams Blvd. SW, in Cedar Rapids. Learn more here: http://homegrowniowan.com/free-master-gardener-talks-at-ladd-library-in-december/

Garden Catalogs are full of amazing perennials. Learn how to select the best for your garden. Deb will show some of the newest and coolest perennials available that could be in nurseries near you and talk about her favorite plants that grow in her gardens. Speaker: Deb Walser, Linn County Master Gardener

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That about covers it

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm
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Linn County Master Gardeners will offer three free “Library Talks” in December at the Ladd Library, 3750 Williams Blvd. SW, in Cedar Rapids. Learn more here: http://homegrowniowan.com/free-master-gardener-talks-at-ladd-library-in-december/

From ajuga to zinnias, perennials to annuals, find out how ground covers can work for you as a lawn alternative. Join Barb and discover the use of living mulch in your landscape. Speaker: Barb Wing, Linn County Master Gardener

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Community Food Systems event

Friday, January 12, 2018 - 7:30am
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Community Food Systems 4th annual event is set for January 12 at the ISU Alumni Center, 420 Beach Avenue, Ames.

This daylong event lifts up best practices around the region within all areas of community food systems. Come learn, engage, and discuss ways to promote community engagement, collective action, and food systems projects including edible landscapes, food hubs, shared-use kitchens, and more.

Cost: $25

Learn more here: extension.iastate.edu/localfoods/community-food-systems-annual-event-january-12-ames-registration-now-open/

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Orchid Fest

Saturday, February 10, 2018 - 9:00am to Sunday, February 11, 2018 - 4:30pm

Orchid Fest                                                     February 10 & 11, 2018         9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Join Reiman Gardens for the annual Orchid Fest. Exotic orchids in a variety of species and colors will be on display and available for purchase both days. The Central Iowa Orchid Society will also staff a question and answer booth, providing both novices and experienced growers valuable insight on care and keeping of orchids.

While at Orchid Fest, visitors can also discover live butterflies from around the globe in the Christina Reiman Butterfly Wing, explore the tropical Hughes Conservatory, and browse the Gift Shop bursting with unique and sustainable items.

 

Free for members and ISU students.
The general public pays $8 for adults, $7 for seniors ages 65+, $4 for kids ages 4-17, and free for kids ages 3 and under.
No registration required.

https://www.reimangardens.com/events-programs/

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Sinister Plants

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
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Sinister Plants                                                                        February 22, 2018      6-8 p.m.

There are many interesting botanical deviants all over the world and many that are toxic in one quantity are medicinal in others such as Digitalis, a common garden plant. Hear from Director Ed Lyon about those most likely found in your home and garden; you may be astounded at the number you have never realized possess defenses that may either poison or harm people or pets. Preregistration with prepayment is required by Tuesday, February 20.

 

$16 Members
$20 General Public
$13.60 ISU Students

https://www.reimangardens.com/events-programs/

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