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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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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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Portable and Accessible Gardening

Tuesday, March 6, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
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Portable and Accessible Gardening                                      March 6, 2018            6-8 p.m.

It is important to consider our own physical health when designing garden spaces. Director Ed Lyon will discuss trends in low-impact gardening, from creating portable (movable) gardens, to raised beds for accessibility, and limited space gardening. Preregistration with prepayment is required by Sunday, March 4.

Note: this a lecture-style presentation, not a workshop.

 

$16 Members
$20 General Public
$13.60 ISU Students

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

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Sustainable Garden Resources

Tuesday, March 13, 2018 - 6:00pm to 8:00pm
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Sustainable Garden Resources                                             March 13, 2018          6-8 p.m.

What does it mean to practice “sustainable gardening”? What is the background behind the native versus ornamental debate? What are the best ways to handle pests and diseases without affecting human, animal and plant health? Director Ed Lyon will discuss responsible methods of gardening to reduce our impact on the earth. Preregistration with prepayment is required by Sunday, March 11.

 

$16 Members
$20 General Public
$13.60 ISU Students

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

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Think Spring! Garden Seminar

Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 9:00am to 3:00pm
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The Think Spring! Garden Seminar is scheduled for Saturday, February 24, 2018 at Simpson College’s Kent Campus Center and includes inspiring speakers, door prizes, time to shop in the garden marketplace plus a delicious catered lunch.

Learn more here: www.extension.iastate.edu/warren/news/think-spring-garden-seminar-scheduled-february-24

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