Reiman Gardens - Iowa State University   515-294-2710
1407 University Boulevard   rgregistration@iastate.edu
Ames, IA 50011
   
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Crafty Cocktail Night : Thu Jan 29, 6-7:30pm (Members)
Craft: HANDMADE HERBAL SACHETS presented by The Workspace - use scrap fabric and various dried botanicals to make your own scented sachet to keep closets, drawers, or other treasures fresh and fragrant. Vintage hankies will also be available for an    additional $2.00 each.
(Reiman Gardens will be open until 8!)

Join us at the Gardens after hours for Crafty Cocktails, as we partner with local organizations and artists to lead a different recycled or re-purposed craft to celebrate environmental stewardship, while you sip on adult beverages in a beautiful setting! This program is BYOB – you may bring a beer, wine, or non-alcoholic beverage for yourself. Then you’ll go home with a fun re-purposed item to enjoy or give as a gift.   

Must be 21+ to attend.
Walk-in registrations welcome.
$ 5.00
Crafty Cocktail Night : Thu Jan 29, 6-7:30pm (General Public)
Craft: HANDMADE HERBAL SACHETS presented by The Workspace - use scrap fabric and various dried botanicals to make your own scented sachet to keep closets, drawers, or other treasures fresh and fragrant. Vintage hankies will also be available for an    additional $2.00 each.
(and the Gardens will be open until 8!)

Please see description above.

Must be 21+ to attend.
Walk-in registrations welcome.
$ 8.00
Photoshop Lightroom Software Training: Begins Thu Jan 29, 6pm, 6 wks (Members)
Go in-depth with this amazing photo-editing program, as professional photographer and instructor Mark Stoltenberg helps you to adjust your images, remove red eye, and more. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced photographer, learn to more easily import, organize, enhance, and share your photos, as well as create unique prints and photo books. 

Please bring the following to each class: laptop with Photoshop Lightroom 4 or 5 (and power cord). Register soon - this class fills up fast!
Registration is Full.
$ 72.00
Photoshop Lightroom Software Training: Begins Thu Jan 29, 6pm, 6 wks (Gen. Pub.)
Please see description above.

Please bring the following to each class: laptop with Photoshop Lightroom 4 or 5 (and power cord). Register soon - this class fills up fast!
Registration is Full.
$ 90.00
Orchid Repotting Workshop : Sat Feb 7, 2015 10:00am
In addition to several presentations by local orchid experts during the 6th annual Orchid Fest, Tom Hillson, of the Iowa Orchid Society, will be presenting this FREE hands-on workshop demonstrating step-by-step instructions for re-potting your home orchid. 

Please bring an orchid, pot, and some potting material. Pre-registration is highly encouraged. Free with admission.
$ 0.00
Drawing Orchids : Sun Feb 8, 2015 1-3pm (Members)
Visit the Gardens during the 6th annual Orchid Fest and get inspired for this afternoon workshop with artist Megan Henson. Whether you are a beginner or practiced illustrator, or you simply love drawing flowers of all kinds, advance your artistic development as Megan goes through the steps to draw an orchid from life. A variety of drawing materials will be provided.

Pre-registration with payment is required by Thursday, February 5.
$ 28.00
Drawing Orchids : Sun Feb 8, 2015 1-3pm (General Public)
Please see description above.
A variety of drawing materials will be provided.

Pre-registration with payment is required by Thursday, February 5.
$ 35.00
Caterpillar Club: Thu Feb 12, 2015 10:00am
Theme: Chinese New Year, 2015: The Year of the Sheep!

Join us for winter storytelling. This year, each gathering will feature a theme as we read aloud two or three books about plants, insects, conservation, and celebration, followed by STEAM-related activities and crafts. Materials are intended for children ages two to seven years old, and all children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Pre-Registration is required for groups larger than 10, HIGHLY recommended for everyone else. Free with admission.
$ 0.00
Crafty Cocktail Night : Thu Feb 12, 6-7:30pm (Members)
Craft: SEED HEARTS FOR BIRDS - Learn a great recipe for birdseed ornaments, and practice making several of your own in this hands-on workshop. 
(Reiman Gardens will be open until 8!)

This program is BYOB – you may bring a beer, wine, or non-alcoholic beverage for yourself. Then you’ll go home with a fun re-purposed item to enjoy or give as a gift.   

Must be 21+ to attend.
$ 5.00
Crafty Cocktail Night : Thu Feb 12, 6-7:30pm (General Public)
Craft: SEED HEARTS FOR BIRDS - Learn a great recipe for birdseed ornaments, and practice making several of your own in this hands-on workshop. (Reiman Gardens will be open until 8!)

This program is BYOB – you may bring a beer, wine, or non-alcoholic beverage for yourself. Then you’ll go home with a fun re-purposed item to enjoy or give as a gift.   

Must be 21+ to attend.
$ 8.00
Restroom Floral Arranging : Tue Feb 17, 2015 10:00am (Members)
Learn from the expert! Natalie Buskohl – artist, gardener, and Reiman Gardens bathroom floral arranger extraordinaire – will show you how she does it. From container to filler to flowers, come away with your own simple floral arrangement and the design knowledge to create many more for your own home, no matter the season! 

Pre-registration with payment is required by Friday, February 13.
$ 32.00
Restroom Floral Arranging : Tue Feb 17, 2015 10:00am (General Public)
Please see description above.

Pre-registration with payment is required by Friday, February 13.
$ 40.00
Sentinel Plant Network First Detector Training : Tue Feb 17, 6-8:30pm
Reiman Gardens' staff will take you through the steps to become a certified First Detector, in the ever-increasing effort to detect and diagnose "high-consequence" pests and pathogens, such as the emerald ash borer and the Asian long-horned beetle. 

Pre-registration is required. Resource packs will be available for an additional $5.00.
$ 0.00
Floral Design Series : PICK FOUR : 2015 6:30pm (Members)
PICK FOUR individual classes in which to learn the basics of Floral Design by creating beautiful arrangements to take home. All 2015 class topics relate to a celebration or holiday.

Classes are offered the following Tuesdays: 1/20, 2/17, 3/17, 4/21, 5/19, 6/16, 7/21, 8/18, 9/15, 10/20, 11/17, 12/15.

Pre-registration with payment is required one week prior to the first class.
$ 128.00
Floral Design Series : PICK FOUR : 2015 6:30pm (General Public)
PICK FOUR individual classes in which to learn the basics of Floral Design by creating beautiful arrangements to take home. All 2015 class topics relate to a celebration or holiday.

Classes are offered the following Tuesdays: 1/20, 2/17, 3/17, 4/21, 5/19, 6/16, 7/21, 8/18, 9/15, 10/20, 11/17, 12/15.

Pre-registration with payment is required one week prior to the first class.
$ 160.00
Floral Design Series : Tue Feb 17, 2015 6:30pm (Members)
Topic: CONTEMPORARY ARRANGEMENTS

Bring joy and prosperity into your home with a contemporary arrangement inspired by lucky Chinese New Year colors red and gold! 

Pre-registration with payment is required one week before class.
$ 36.00
Floral Design Series : Tue Feb 17, 2015 6:30pm (General Public)
Topic: CONTEMPORARY ARRANGEMENTS
Please see description above.
Pre-registration with payment is required one week before class.
$ 45.00
Behind the Scenes : Wed Feb 18, 2015 11am (Members/Volunteers)
TOPIC: Conservatory Display: Orchid Extravaganza

This program is perfect for Volunteers! Join different staff members each month for an interactive, behind the scenes look at Reiman Gardens. Each month's topic features a mini-tour, interesting facts, and the chance to see many things not typically  open to the public. Come each month to learn more about Reiman Gardens and its many plants and butterflies.

FREE for members, ISU Students, and Volunteers with hours in the last 2 months.
$ 0.00
Behind the Scenes : Wed Feb 18, 2015 11am (General Public)
TOPIC: Conservatory Display: Orchid Extravaganza

Please see description above.
Fee includes admission to Reiman Gardens.
$ 10.00
Blacklight Butterfly Roosting : Thu Feb 19, 2015, 5:40pm (Members)
Join Nathan Brockman, Christina Reiman Butterfly Wing Curator, for a special blacklight butterfly show. Learn the science behind the way many butterfly patterns fluoresce when exposed to blacklight, and view them in a new way as they clump together and begin roosting for the night.

Pre-registration and payment required by February 13. Free for Butterfly Wing Docents with volunteer hours in the last three months.
$ 10.00
Blacklight Butterfly Roosting : Thu Feb 19, 2015 5:40pm (General Public)
Please see description above.

Pre-registration and payment required by February 13. Free for Butterfly Wing Docents with volunteer hours in the last three months.
$ 12.50
Blacklight Butterfly Roosting : Thu Feb 19, 2015 5:40pm (Recent Volunteers)
Please see description above.

Pre-registration and payment required by February 13. Free for Butterfly Wing Docents with volunteer hours in the last three months.
$ 0.00
Caterpillar Club: Thu Feb 26, 2015 10:00am
Theme: Planting the Seeds of Generosity

Join us for winter storytelling. This year, each gathering will feature a theme as we read aloud two or three books about plants, insects, conservation, and celebration, followed by STEAM-related activities and crafts. Materials are intended for children ages two to seven years old, and all children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Pre-Registration is required for groups larger than 10, HIGHLY recommended for everyone else. Free with admission.
$ 0.00
Crafty Cocktail Night : Thu Feb 26, 6-7:30pm (Members)
Craft: Water Bottle Bangles - add a little eco-friendly flair to your wardrobe by using decorative paper and fabric to transform those empty water bottles into fashionable bracelets. Feel free to bring a smooth, clear bottle to recycle, or use ours!
(Reiman Gardens will be open until 8!)

Join us at the Gardens after hours for Crafty Cocktails, as we partner with local organizations and artists to lead a different recycled or re-purposed craft to celebrate environmental stewardship, while you sip on adult beverages in a beautiful setting! This program is BYOB – you may bring a beer, wine, or non-alcoholic beverage for yourself. Then you’ll go home with a fun re-purposed item to enjoy or give as a gift.   

Must be 21+ to attend.
$ 5.00
Crafty Cocktail Night : Thu Feb 26, 6-7:30pm (General Public)
Craft: Water Bottle Bangles - add a little eco-friendly flair to your wardrobe by using decorative paper and fabric to transform those empty water bottles into fashionable bracelets. Feel free to bring a smooth, clear bottle to recycle, or use ours!
(Reiman Gardens will be open until 8!)

Please see description above.

Must be 21+ to attend.
$ 8.00
Winter Plant Walk : Mon Mar 2, 2015 10:00am (Members)
Receive a personal expert tour of Reiman Gardens during one of our loveliest seasons! Aaron Steil, horticulturist and Reiman Gardens’ Manager of Public Programs, will introduce you to ornamental grasses, trees, shrubs, herbaceous plants and more, all with a focus on winter interest. You may even get a peek at some early spring bulbs! All ages and levels of gardening experience are welcome, but be sure to dress for the weather and wear comfortable walking shoes. 

Pre-registration with payment is required by Friday, February 27.
$ 10.00
Winter Plant Walk : Mon Mar 2, 2015 10:00am (General Public)
Please see description above.
Be sure to dress for the weather and wear comfortable walking shoes. 

Pre-registration with payment is required by Friday, February 27.
$ 12.50
Intro to Plant Propagation : Wed Mar 4, 2015 6-9pm (Members)
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!

Pre-registration with payment is required by Monday, March 2.
$ 20.00
Intro to Plant Propagation : Wed Mar 4, 2015 6-9pm (General Public)
Please see description above.

Pre-registration with payment is required by Monday, March 2.
$ 25.00
Botanical Drawing : Begins Thu Mar 5, 6-8pm, for 6 wks (Members)
This six-week course will introduce how to use plants as the subject of art with easy approaches and successive lessons. Learn from artist Megan Henson as you draw from flowers and plants in the classroom, the Conservatory, and even get inspired by  those early spring blooms in the outdoor gardens! Use your drawings for nature journals, hand-made cards, or as the start of any work of botanically inspired art.

Pre-registration is required by Tuesday, March 3.
$ 72.00
Botanical Drawing : Begins Thu Mar 5, 6-8pm, for 6 wks (General Public)
Please see description above.

Pre-registration is required by Tuesday, March 3.
$ 90.00
Spring Pruning Workshop : Tue Mar 10, 2015 1-3pm (Members)
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! 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!

Pre-registration with payment is required by Friday, March 6.
$ 12.00
Spring Pruning Workshop : Tue Mar 10, 2015 1-3pm (General Public)
Please see description above.
Please bring a pair of gardening gloves (preferably leather), and dress to work outdoors!

Pre-registration with payment is required by Friday, March 6.
$ 15.00
Caterpillar Club: Thu Mar 12, 2015 10:00am
Theme: Animals Eating Weeds

Join us for winter storytelling. This year, each gathering will feature a theme as we read aloud two or three books about plants, insects, conservation, and celebration, followed by STEAM-related activities and crafts. Materials are intended for children ages two to seven years old, and all children must be accompanied by an adult. 

Pre-Registration is required for groups larger than 10, HIGHLY recommended for everyone else. Free with admission.
$ 0.00
Floral Design Series : Tue Mar 17, 2015 6:30pm (Members)
Topic: MONOCHROMATIC ARRANGEMENTS

Dress your home in the greens of spring for St. Patrick’s Day with a monochromatic arrangement full of tints, tones and shades of the single hue.

Pre-registration with payment is required one week before class.
$ 36.00
Floral Design Series : Tue Mar 17, 2015 6:30pm (General Public)
Topic: MONOCHROMATIC ARRANGEMENTS
Please see description above.

Pre-registration with payment is required one week before class.
$ 45.00
Behind the Scenes : Wed Mar 18, 2015 11am (Members/Volunteers)
TOPIC: Butterfly Basement

This program is perfect for Volunteers! Join different staff members each month for an interactive, behind the scenes look at Reiman Gardens. Each month's topic features a mini-tour, interesting facts, and the chance to see many things not typically  open to the public. Come each month to learn more about Reiman Gardens and its many plants and butterflies.

FREE for members, ISU Students, and Volunteers with hours in the last 2 months.
$ 0.00
Behind the Scenes : Wed Mar 18, 2015 11am (General Public)
TOPIC: Butterfly Basement
Please see description above.

FREE for members, ISU Students, and Volunteers with hours in the last 2 months.
$ 10.00
Perfume Blending Workshop : Sun Mar 29, 1-5pm (Members)
Natural perfumer Amanda Feeley will help you explore the basics of perfume creation, from basic perfume structure & terminology, to blending, precautions, oil classifications, and recipes! The fee includes all supplies used in the workshop as well as what you take home: handouts, recipes/instructions, and your very own 5ml custom blended perfume. NOTES: PLEASE BRING A NOTEBOOK, AND PLEASE DO NOT WEAR ANY SCENTED PRODUCTS ON THE DAY OF CLASS.

Pre-registration with payment is required by Friday, March 27
$ 68.00
Perfume Blending Workshop : Sun Mar 29, 1-5pm (General Public)
Please see description above.
NOTES: PLEASE BRING A NOTEBOOK, AND PLEASE DO NOT WEAR ANY SCENTED PRODUCTS ON THE DAY OF CLASS.

Pre-registration with payment is required by Friday, March 27
$ 85.00
Papermaking : Begins Thu Apr 2, 6-8:30pm, for 3 wks (Members)
Learn to form sheets of handmade paper using pulp prepared from recycled materials in this hands-on class that makes a splash! Please bring an apron if you have one, and come prepared to make a mess! STEAM program great for anyone age 10 and up!

Pre-registration with payment is required by Tuesday, March 31,
$ 40.00
Papermaking : Begins Thu Apr 2, 6-8:30pm, for 3 wks (General Public)
Please see description above.

Pre-registration with payment is required by Tuesday, March 31,
$ 50.00
Dish Garden Workshop : Sat Apr 4, 2015 9:30-11:30am (Members)
Create an out-of-this-world succulent dish garden to give as a gift or to keep for your own home. Choose from a variety of unique succulent plants as Horticulturist Ed Moran provides all the information you need to design your garden and care for it year-round. All materials will be provided, including soil, plants, top-dressing, decorative stones, and a 12” glazed terracotta container.

Pre-registration with payment is required by Thursday, April 2.
$ 44.00
Dish Garden Workshop : Sat Apr 4, 2015 9:30-11:30am (General Public)
Please see description above.

Pre-registration with payment is required by Thursday, April 2.
$ 55.00
Perfume Blending Intensive : Begins Tue Apr 7, 6-8pm, for 6 wks (Members)
Those who complete this 6-week intensive will come away with their own uniquely developed fragrance, 1 kit of 10 essences, and a CERTIFICATE OF PERFUME BLENDING from Amanda Feeley, natural perfumer and owner of Esscentual Alchemy. Amanda will teach  you the background, skills, and preparation you will need on your own journey to become a natural perfumer. You will receive in-depth training on organization of materials and space, recording and evaluating, as well as how to classify and categorize odors and develop a critical olfactory vocabulary. Finally, you will learn different approaches to creating a perfume, and the formulation capability to develop your very own fragrances. NOTE: PLEASE DO NOT WEAR ANY SCENTED PRODUCTS ON THE DAY OF CLASS.

Pre-registration with payment is required by Tuesday, March 31.
$ 800.00
Perfume Blending Intensive : Begins Tue Apr 7, 6-8pm, for 6 wks (General Public)
(CERTIFICATE PROGRAM)
Please see description above.

NOTE: PLEASE DO NOT WEAR ANY SCENTED PRODUCTS ON THE DAY OF CLASS.

Pre-registration with payment is required by Tuesday, March 31.
$ 1000.00
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