Reiman Gardens - Iowa State University   515-294-2710
1407 University Boulevard   rgregistration@iastate.edu
Ames, IA 50011
   
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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.
Walk-in registrations welcome.
$ 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.
Walk-in registrations welcome.
$ 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 of individual plants 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
Reiman Gardens' After Hours : Fri Mar 13, 4:30-7pm (Members, ISU Students)
Celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day early by sitting back and enjoying the quarterly After Hours event with good company and live music in a beautiful garden setting. The Blue Moon Players will be playing an eclectic array of melodies, with an extensive Celtic repertoire, and ISU Dining will serve BBQ meatballs & light appetizers, with a cash bar. 

MUST be 21+ to attend. Pre-registration with payment by Friday, March 6 is HIGHLY encouraged to ensure catering supply.
$ 4.00
Reiman Gardens' After Hours : Fri Mar 13, 4:30-7pm (General Public)
Please see description above.

MUST be 21+ to attend. Pre-registration with payment by Friday, March 6 is HIGHLY encouraged to ensure catering supply.
$ 8.00
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 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
Beginner Photography : Begins Tue Apr 7, 6-8:30pm, 4 wks (Members)
Join professional photographer and instructor Mark Stoltenberg for a four-part class covering the basics of photography including equipment (and how to use it), depth of field, aperture, light, composition, finding your subject & "tips and tricks". Each class is broken into 3 parts: classroom discussion, hands-on practice taking pictures by the students and review of the images taken. You will need to bring the following to each class: your DSLR camera & sturdy tripod. 

This class is the prerequisite for many other classes offered throughout the year.

Pre-registration with payment required by Friday, April 3. Register soon - this class fills up fast!
Registration is Full.
$ 56.00
Beginner Photography : Begins Tue Apr 7, 6-8:30pm, 4 wks (General Public)
Please see description above.

This class is the prerequisite for many other classes offered throughout the year.

Pre-registration with payment required by Friday, April 3. Register soon - this class fills up fast!
Registration is Full.
$ 70.00
Low-Budget Photo Tricks : Begins Wed Apr 8, 6-8:30pm, 4 wks (Members)
Imagine capturing stunning shots and imaginative effects without a studio filled with expensive equipment and large flash units. Professional photographer Mark Stoltenberg will teach you how to get those fancy shots through affordable compact flashes for creative lighting options, the appropriate lighting and backdrop, and the creative use of your camera's features. You will need to bring the following to each class: your DSLR camera and sturdy tripod. 

Registration with pre-payment is required by Monday, April 6. NOTE: BEGINNER PHOTOGRAPHY IS THE PREREQUISITE FOR THIS CLASS. 
$ 56.00
Low-Budget Photo Tricks : Begins Wed Apr 8, 6-8:30pm, 4 wks (General Public)
Please see description above.
You will need to bring the following to each class: your DSLR camera and sturdy tripod. 

Registration with pre-payment is required by Monday, April 6. NOTE: BEGINNER PHOTOGRAPHY IS THE PREREQUISITE FOR THIS CLASS. 
$ 70.00
Natural Mask-Making Workshop : Sun Apr 12, 9:30am-12pm (Members)
Make your own mask for the upcoming All-Species Parade in downtown Ames by working with local artist and instructor, Molly Nagel! Using natural materials found and collected at Reiman Gardens, Molly will teach you how to make a beautiful insect or animal mask you can wear to celebrate diversity in the animal kingdom!

Pre-registration is required by Thursday, April 9.
$ 20.00
Natural Mask-Making Workshop : Sun Apr 12, 9:30am-12pm (General Public)
Please see description above.

Pre-registration is required by Thursday, April 9.
$ 25.00
Willow Trellis Workshop : Sat Apr 18, 9:30am-1:30pm (Members)
Create your own trellis from willow with artists Pam Dennis and Ryk Weiss. Participants will get an opportunity to artfully construct a trellis perfect for vining and climbing plants. All materials will be provided and no previous experience is necessary. Participants need to bring a small bow saw, sharp anvil pruning shears, small hammer, and wire cutters.

Pre-registration with pre-payment required by Thursday, April 16.
$ 48.00
Willow Trellis Workshop : Sat Apr 18, 9:30am-1:30pm (General Public)
Please see description above.
Participants need to bring a small bow saw, sharp anvil pruning shears, small hammer, and wire cutters.

Pre-registration with pre-payment required by Thursday, April 16.
$ 60.00
Vegetable Gardening Best Practices : Wed Apr 22, 6-8:30pm (Members)
Celebrate Earth Day 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. 

Pre-registration with pre-payment required by Monday, April 20.
$ 10.00
Vegetable Gardening Best Practices : Wed Apr 22, 6-8:30pm (General Public)
Please see description above.

Pre-registration with pre-payment required by Monday, April 20.
$ 12.50
Recycled Bookmaking : Begins Thu Apr 23, 6-8:30pm, for 3 weeks (Members)
Learn about historical bookbinding techniques and make your own unique handmade books from recycled papers, using variations of the Coptic stitch. Leave class with two or more books and the know-how to keep cutting, folding and stitching more. A perfect use for that handmade paper from Papermaking!!

Pre-registration is required by Tuesday, April 21.
$ 40.00
Recycled Bookmaking : Begins Thu Apr 23, 6-8:30pm, for 3 weeks (General Public)
Please see description above.

Pre-registration is required by Tuesday, April 21.
$ 50.00
Sentinel Plant Network First Detector Training : Thu Apr 23, 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
IA Butterfly Survey Network Training : Sat Apr 25, 9-11:30am
Take an active role in conservation as a citizen scientist through the Iowa Butterfly Survey Network (IBSN), with this free training from our entomology staff. Learn survey techniques specifically developed for butterflies so you can help monitor butterfly populations, and provide valuable data to identify potential threats, show effectiveness of habitat restoration efforts, and give an annual snapshot of the health of all butterfly populations in Iowa.

FREE with admission.
$ 0.00
Great Plants for IA SERIES : Begins Mon Apr 27, 6-8:30pm (Members)
Develop knowledge of the wide variety of garden plants that grow well in Central Iowa. Covering nearly 500 plants, 16 total classes are spread across 4 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.

Classes are the following Mondays, 6:00 - 8:30 pm:
April 27 - Spring & Summer Bulbs
June 15 - Small Trees
June 29 - Herbaceous Groundcovers for Sun & Shade
July 13 - Annuals: Beyond the Basics
$ 48.00
Great Plants for IA SERIES : Begins Mon Apr 27, 6-8:30pm (General Public)
Please see description above.

Classes are the following Mondays, 6:00 - 8:30 pm:
April 27 - Spring & Summer Bulbs
June 15 - Small Trees
June 29 - Herbaceous Groundcovers for Sun & Shade
July 13 - Annuals: Beyond the Basics
$ 60.00
Great Plants for IA : Mon Apr 27, 6-8:30pm (Members)
Topic: SPRING & SUMMER BULBS

Many of these wonderful plants burst into bloom early in the season, so we’ve moved our class so we can actually see them! Learn more about the dozens of colorful blooms that grow from bulbs, corms, rhizomes, and tubers in the Iowa garden.

Pre-registration with payment is required by Friday, April 24.
$ 16.00
Great Plants for IA : Mon Apr 27, 6-8:30pm (General Public)
Topic: SPRING & SUMMER BULBS

Please see description above.
Pre-registration with payment is required by Friday, April 24.
$ 20.00
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