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Horticulture Day 30th Anniversary

Saturday, July 30, 2016 - 1:00pm to 4:30pm
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Celebrate the 30th anniversary of Iowa Public Radio's Horticulture Day. The free event gives you the unique opportunity to tour the beautiful ISU Horticulture Research Station in Ames. You'll meet the Hort Gang and Charity Nebbe in person, and have fun with your family outdoors. Learn more here: https://www.facebook.com/events/1220831684627593/

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Addicted to Orchids

Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
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Brown Bag: Nature at Noon- Addicted to Orchids January 11, 2018              12-1 p.m.

Hear from Bob Rust, ISU Professor Emeritus & local orchid aficionado, about his obsession with the second most diverse family of flowering plants on earth! Bring your lunch to the Gardens each month and enjoy a nature-based education program relating to the 2018 theme, Movement. Regional professionals and lecturers present on a wide range of topics. https://www.reimangardens.com/events-programs/

Free for Members, ISU Students
Free with admission for the General Public

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Spring Pruning Workshop

Thursday, March 1, 2018 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm
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Spring Pruning Workshop                                                      March 1, 2018            1:30-3:30 p.m.

Join Sarah Rummery, Reiman Gardens’ Manager of Horticultural Operations, and Sharon Rink, Reiman Gardens’ Horticulturist, for an informative and hands-on workshop designed to familiarize you with all the W’s of early spring pruning, including fruit trees! Learn what, when, where, how, and why to prune, and put your knowledge to practice outside in the Gardens! Please bring a pair of gardening gloves (preferably leather), and dress to work outdoors! Registration with pre-payment is required by Monday, February 27.

 

$14 Members
$17.50 General Public
$11.90 ISU Students

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

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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

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

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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

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

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Great Plants for Iowa - Shrubs

Monday, September 12, 2016 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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Come to Reiman Gardens in Ames for this seminar on Great Plants for Iowa.


Topic: “Small and Medium Shrubs" - With each shrub discussed being less than ten feet tall, these woody, deciduous plants are perfect for most home landscapes in Central Iowa. Learn more here: https://www.reimangardens.com/event/great-plants-for-iowa-2/


Great Plants for Iowa series will allow participants to develop knowledge of the wide variety of garden plants that grow well in Central Iowa. Covering nearly 500 plants, these 16 classes are spread across several years.  Each class focuses on identification, cultural requirements, and the use of the plants in gardens and the broader landscape.  These classes are perfect for avid amateur gardeners and plant enthusiasts, aspiring horticulture professionals, horticulturists, garden designers, landscape architects seeking professional development, and Master Gardeners looking for continuing education credits. There are no prerequisites and you are welcome to take one or all the classes each year.

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Great Plants for Iowa - Perennials for Sun

Monday, September 19, 2016 - 6:30pm to 8:00pm
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Come to Reiman Gardens in Ames for this Seminar on Great Plants for Iowa.


Topic: “Perennials for Sun - the Basics" - With so many wonderful perennials available to gardeners, we had to split this class into two!  Learn more about the basic perennials well-suited for that sunny spot in your Central Iowa landscape. Learn more here: https://www.reimangardens.com/event/great-plants-for-iowa-3/


Great Plants for Iowa series will allow participants to develop knowledge of the wide variety of garden plants that grow well in Central Iowa. Covering nearly 500 plants, these 16 classes are spread across several years.  Each class focuses on identification, cultural requirements, and the use of the plants in gardens and the broader landscape.  These classes are perfect for avid amateur gardeners and plant enthusiasts, aspiring horticulture professionals, horticulturists, garden designers, landscape architects seeking professional development, and Master Gardeners looking for continuing education credits. There are no prerequisites and you are welcome to take one or all the classes each year.

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Home Demonstration Garden Field Day - Ames

Thursday, August 4, 2016 - 6:30pm to 8:30pm
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Ames -  Each year Iowa State University Research and Demonstration Farms plant seven demonstration gardens around the state to showcase home vegetable gardening. This year’s garden themes are donating produce to food banks and planting for pollinators.  Learn more here: /article/july-and-august-home-demonstration-garden-field-days-0

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