Reiman Gardens - Iowa State University   515-294-2710
1407 University Boulevard   rgregistration@iastate.edu
Ames, IA 50011
   
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Save $20 when you register online for 3 of our 4 PULP SCIENCE classes!
Classes include Papermaking, Bookbinding, Nature Journaling, and Pulp Painting (look for the purple Art in the Gardens logo). Simply select your 3 classes below, and enter promo code pulp at the bottom of the page.

This is a limited time offer - register by June 1st!
Choose 3 PULP SCIENCE classes below!
 
Butterfly Survey Network Training : Sat Apr 26, 2014 9am
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.
$ 0.00
Food Photography : Begins Wed May 7, 6pm, 4 wks (Members)
Whether your goal is to make beautiful recipe books, eye-catching food blogs, or just to expand your photographic skill-set, Mark Stoltenberg will help you learn food styling techniques, proper lighting, prop selection, and post-production processes   to make your food photos mouth-watering! 

You will need to bring the following to each class: your DSLR camera, sturdy tripod, and some delicious food to photograph! 

Preregistration with payment is required by Monday, May 5. PREREQUISITE: Beginner Photography or instructor permission.
$ 48.00
Food Photography : Begins Wed May 7, 6pm, 4 wks (General Public)
Please see description above. 

Preregistration with payment is required by Monday, May 5. PREREQUISITE: Beginner Photography or instructor permission.
$ 60.00
Unified Butterfly Recorder App Tutorial : Fri May 9, 2014 11am
The Unified Butterfly Recorder (UBR) is a handheld device app, developed in collaboration between Reiman Gardens and a group of senior design students from Electrical and Computer Engineering at Iowa State University, and it allows butterfly researchers and enthusiasts to efficiently record butterfly sighting data. This Android application automatically collects weather, location, and timestamps of sightings by selecting a butterfly from an editable list of species. Users can also take photos of specimens to include with records and input many other fields, or create a different survey altogether. Join the entomology staff to learn more about the app at this free tutorial!
$ 0.00
Container Gardening : Thu May 15, 2014 9am (Members)
Get expert hands-on instruction in outdoor container gardening. Horticulture Manager, Sarah Rummery, will demonstrate planting and placement in an outdoor container, and you will have the opportunity to practice on several displays in the Gardens.    Finally you will receive your own 15'' x 10'' fiber garden container with a variety of summer florae to plant in the workshop simply set it in another container when you get home, or break it apart for replanting.

Please bring a pair of gardening  gloves and dress to work outdoors! Pre-registration with payment is required by Tuesday, May 13.
$ 44.00
Container Gardening : Thu May 15, 2014 9am (General Public)
Please see description above.

Please bring a pair of gardening gloves and dress to work outdoors! Pre-registration with payment is required by Tuesday, May 13.
$ 55.00
Plant Pals : Thu May 15, 10am (Members)
Plant/Topic: Planting!!

Join us and cultivate a real garden at Reiman Gardens. We will learn about and grow lots of vegetables, pumpkins, tomatoes and sunflowers, as well as beautiful flowers. Each session has hands-on STEAM activities to interact with all the wonderful plants that we enjoy and eat. Classes are great for kids of all ages to participate in with an adult.
$ 2.00
Plant Pals : Thu May 15, 10am (General Public)
Plant/Topic: Planting!!

Please see description above.
$ 6.00
Kids' Story Time : Tue May 20, 10am
Each session features a theme with two or three books read aloud followed by a related craft or activity. The books, crafts and activities are intended for children ages two to seven years old. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Attendance is free for members, and with the price of admission for the general public. Preregistration is required for groups larger than 10, HIGHLY recommended for everyone else.
$ 0.00
Floral Design Series : PICK FOUR, 2014 6:30pm (Members)
PICK FOUR individual classes in which to learn the basics of Floral Design by creating beautiful arrangements to take home. All 2014 class topics were designed on a planetary theme!!
$ 116.00
Floral Design Series : PICK FOUR, 2014 6:30pm (General Public)
Please see description above.
$ 145.00
Floral Design Series : Tue May 20, 2014 6:30pm (Members)
Topic: MERCURY - Market Bunch Arrangements

Allow the god of merchandise to inspire you to beautifully arrange spring bunches purchased at local retailers.

Pre-registration and pre-payment by the Wednesday before is required.
$ 36.00
Floral Design Series : Tue May 20, 2014 6:30pm (General Public)
Topic: MERCURY - Market Bunch Arrangements

Pre-registration and pre-payment by the Wednesday before is required.
$ 45.00
Behind the Scenes : Wed May 21, 2014 11am *NEW TIME!* (Members & Volunteers)
Topic: Alien Invasion Exhibit

This program is perfect for Volunteers! Join staff 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.
$ 0.00
Behind the Scenes : Wed May 21, 2014 11am *NEW TIME!* (General Public)
Topic: Alien Invasion Exhibit

Please see description above.
$ 10.00
Sentinel Plant Network First Detector Training : Thu May 22, 6pm
Reiman Gardens' staff will take you through the initial 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 HIGHLY encouraged. Free resource pack for the first 30 to register!!!
$ 0.00
Plant Pals : Thu May 29, 10am (Members)
Plant/Topic: Beets

Join us and cultivate a real garden at Reiman Gardens. We will learn about and grow lots of vegetables, pumpkins, tomatoes and sunflowers, as well as beautiful flowers. Each session has hands-on STEAM activities to interact with all the wonderful plants that we enjoy and eat. Classes are great for kids of all ages to participate in with an adult.
$ 2.00
Plant Pals : Thu May 29, 10am (General Public)
Plant/Topic: Beets

Please see description above.
$ 6.00
Papermaking : Begins Thu May 29, 6pm, 3 wks (Members)
Learn to form sheets of handmade paper using pulp prepared from natural and recycled materials in this hands-on class that makes a splash! Bring an apron if you have one, and come prepared to make a mess! Great STEAM education for anyone ages 10 and up!

*Part of our Pulp Science Series follow up with Bookbinding, Nature Journaling, Pulp Painting, or all three!* 
Registration with pre-payment required by Tuesday, May 27.
$ 38.00
Papermaking : Begins Thu May 29, 6pm, 3 wks (General Public)
*Part of our Pulp Science Series follow up with Bookbinding, Nature Journaling, Pulp Painting, or all three!* 
Registration with pre-payment required by Tuesday, May 27.
$ 47.50
Kids' Story Time : Tue Jun 3, 10am
Each session features a theme with two or three books read aloud followed by a related craft or activity. The books, crafts and activities are intended for children ages two to seven years old. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Attendance is free for members, and with the price of admission for the general public. Preregistration is required for groups larger than 10, HIGHLY recommended for everyone else.
$ 0.00
Intermediate Photography : Begins Wed June 4, 6pm, 4 wks (Members)
Take your photography to the next level with this four-part class. Building on concepts from Beginner Photography with practical application and further exploration of the tools, mechanics, and process, take creative control of your photographs. Emphasis will be on improving familiarity with manual control of aperture, shutter, lighting and flash.    
      
You will need to bring the following to each class: your DSLR camera and sturdy tripod. PREREQUISITE: Beginner Photography or   instructor permission.

Registration with pre-payment is required by Monday, June 2.
$ 48.00
Intermediate Photography : Begins Wed June 4, 6pm, 4 wks (General Public)
Please see description above. 

Preregistration with payment is required by Monday, June 2. PREREQUISITE: Beginner Photography or instructor permission.
$ 60.00
Plant Pals : Thu Jun 12, 10am (Members)
Plant/Topic: Broccoli & Cauliflower

Join us and cultivate a real garden at Reiman Gardens. We will learn about and grow lots of vegetables, pumpkins, tomatoes and sunflowers, as well as beautiful flowers. Each session has hands-on STEAM activities to interact with all the wonderful plants that we enjoy and eat. Classes are great for kids of all ages to participate in with an adult.
$ 2.00
Plant Pals : Thu Jun 12, 10am (General Public)
Plant/Topic: Broccoli & Cauliflower

Please see description above.
$ 6.00
Kids' Story Time : Tue Jun 17, 10am
Each session features a theme with two or three books read aloud followed by a related craft or activity. The books, crafts and activities are intended for children ages two to seven years old. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Attendance is free for members, and with the price of admission for the general public. Preregistration is required for groups larger than 10, HIGHLY recommended for everyone else.
$ 0.00
Floral Design Series : Tue Jun 17, 2014 6:30pm (Members)
Topic: STARS... & STRIPES - Patriotic Arrangements

Celebrate the 4th of July & honor those who served in the US Armed Forces with a stylish arrangement in red white, and blue.

Pre-registration and pre-payment by the Wednesday before is required.
$ 36.00
Floral Design Series : Tue Jun 17, 2014 6:30pm (General Public)
Topic: STARS... & STRIPES - Patriotic Arrangements

Pre-registration and pre-payment by the Wednesday before is required.
$ 45.00
Behind the Scenes : Wed Jun 18, 2014 11am *NEW TIME!* (Members & Volunteers)
Topic: New Children's Garden Features

This program is perfect for Volunteers! Join staff 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.
$ 0.00
Behind the Scenes : Wed Jun 18, 2014 11am *NEW TIME!* (General Public)
Topic: New Children's Garden Features

Please see description above.
$ 10.00
Bookbinding : Begins Thu Jun 19, 6pm, 3 wks (Members)
Learn more about historical bookbinding techniques and make your own unique handmade books using variations of the Coptic stitch. Leave class with two books and the know-how to keep cutting, folding and stitching more. A perfect use for that handmade paper from Papermaking!! Appropriate STEAM education for ages 10 and up; hand sewing skills are helpful.

*Part of our Pulp Science Series follow up with Nature Journaling, Pulp Painting, or both!* 
Registration with pre-payment required by Tuesday, June 17.
$ 38.00
Bookbinding : Begins Thu Jun 19, 6pm, 3 wks (General Public)
*Part of our Pulp Science Series follow up with Nature Journaling, Pulp Painting, or both!* 
Registration with pre-payment required by Tuesday, June 17.
$ 47.50
Plant Pals : Thu Jun 26, 10am (Members)
Plant/Topic: Onions

Join us and cultivate a real garden at Reiman Gardens. We will learn about and grow lots of vegetables, pumpkins, tomatoes and sunflowers, as well as beautiful flowers. Each session has hands-on STEAM activities to interact  with all the wonderful plants that we enjoy and eat. Classes are great for kids of all ages to participate in with an adult.
$ 2.00
Plant Pals : Thu Jun 26, 10am (General Public)
Plant/Topic: Onions

Please see description above.
$ 6.00
Kids' Story Time : Tue Jul 1, 10am
Each session features a theme with two or three books read aloud followed by a related craft or activity. The books, crafts and activities are intended for children ages two to seven years old. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Attendance is free for members, and with the price of admission for the general public. Preregistration is required for groups larger than 10, HIGHLY recommended for everyone else.
$ 0.00
B&W Digital Photography : Begins Wed July 2, 6pm, 4 wks (Members)
This course builds on the technical foundations of digital photography, expanding practical skills while also fostering your aesthetic awareness and vision as a photographer. Mark Stoltenberg will help you look at the world in a whole new way as you   further explore the tools, techniques and identify the best subject matter to create black and white digital images. Though your camera may have a B&W setting, the process of learning to convert your color digital image into B&W, with the use of software, is key to this course.

You will need to bring the following to each class: your DSLR camera and sturdy tripod. PREREQUISITE: Beginner Photography or instructor permission.

Preregistration with payment is required by Monday, June 30.
$ 48.00
B&W Digital Photography : Begins Wed July 2, 6pm, 4 wks (General Public)
Please see description above. 

Preregistration with payment is required by Monday, June 30. PREREQUISITE: Beginner Photography or instructor permission.
$ 60.00
Plant Pals : Thu Jul 10, 10am (Members)
Plant/Topic: Sweet Corn

Join us and cultivate a real garden at Reiman Gardens. We will learn about and grow lots of vegetables, pumpkins, tomatoes and sunflowers, as well as beautiful flowers. Each session has hands-on STEAM activities to interact with all the wonderful plants that we enjoy and eat. Classes are great for kids of all ages to participate in with an adult.
$ 2.00
Plant Pals : Thu Jul 10, 10am (General Public)
Plant/Topic: Sweet Corn

Please see description above.
$ 6.00
Kids' Story Time : Tue Jul 15, 10am
Each session features a theme with two or three books read aloud followed by a related craft or activity. The books, crafts and activities are intended for children ages two to seven years old. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Attendance is free for members, and with the price of admission for the general public. Preregistration is required for groups larger than 10, HIGHLY recommended for everyone else.
$ 0.00
Nature Journaling : Begins Thu Jul 17, 6pm, 4 wks (Members)
Whether you are a budding naturalist, artist, or writer, Reiman Gardens is the ideal setting to observe and record pollinating insects, tropical butterflies, and native flora and fauna. Yvonne Brune of Creative Department will lead you through different garden areas exploring techniques to capture your experiences in nature through writing or sketching. A great use for your handmade paper or book! STEAM education for ages 10 and up.

*Part of our Pulp Science Series the perfect follow-up to Papermaking and Bookbinding!* 
Registration with pre-payment required by Tuesday, July 15.
$ 38.00
Nature Journaling : Begins Thu Jul 17, 6pm, 4 wks (General Public)
*Part of our Pulp Science Series the perfect follow-up to Papermaking and Bookbinding!* 
Registration with pre-payment required by Tuesday, July 15.
$ 47.50
Sentinel Plant Network First Detector Training : Tue Jul 22, 9:30am
Reiman Gardens' staff will take you through the initial 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 HIGHLY encouraged. Free resource pack for the first 30 to register!!!
$ 0.00
Plant Pals : Thu Jul 24, 10am (Members)
Plant/Topic: Potatoes

Join us and cultivate a real garden at Reiman Gardens. We will learn about and grow lots of vegetables, pumpkins, tomatoes and sunflowers, as well as beautiful flowers. Each session has hands-on STEAM activities to interact with all the wonderful plants that we enjoy and eat. Classes are great for kids of all ages to participate in with an adult.
$ 2.00
Plant Pals : Thu Jul 24, 10am (General Public)
Plant/Topic: Potatoes

Please see description above.
$ 6.00
Kids' Story Time : Tue Jul 29, 10am
Each session features a theme with two or three books read aloud followed by a related craft or activity. The books, crafts and activities are intended for children ages two to seven years old. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Attendance is free for members, and with the price of admission for the general public. Preregistration is required for groups larger than 10, HIGHLY recommended for everyone else.
$ 0.00
Indoor Portraiture : Begins Wed Aug 6, 6pm, 4 wks (Members)
Want to improve your indoor portrait photography and get great shots of family events or pets? Join beloved photo instructor Mark Stoltenberg, for a class exploring the ''how-to'' of taking great pictures within an indoor setting. Learn proper focusing and shutter speed, as well as the right lighting and the best angles for shooting.
 
You will need to bring the following to each class: your DSLR camera and sturdy tripod. PREREQUISITE: Beginner Photography or instructor permission.

Preregistration with payment is required by Monday, August 4.
$ 48.00
Indoor Portraiture : Begins Wed Aug 6, 6pm, 4 wks (General Public)
Please see description above. 

Preregistration with payment is required by Monday, August 4. PREREQUISITE: Beginner Photography or instructor permission.
$ 60.00
Plant Pals : Thu Aug 7, 10am (Members)
Plant/Topic: Tomatoes

Join us and cultivate a real garden at Reiman Gardens. We will learn about and grow lots of vegetables, pumpkins, tomatoes and sunflowers, as well as beautiful flowers. Each session has hands-on STEAM activities to interact with all the wonderful plants that we enjoy and eat. Classes are great for kids of all ages to participate in with an adult.
$ 2.00
Plant Pals : Thu Aug 7, 10am (General Public)
Plant/Topic: Tomatoes

Please see description above.
$ 6.00
Kids' Story Time : Tue Aug 12, 10am
Each session features a theme with two or three books read aloud followed by a related craft or activity. The books, crafts and activities are intended for children ages two to seven years old. All children must be accompanied by an adult.

Attendance is free for members, and with the price of admission for the general public. Preregistration is required for groups larger than 10, HIGHLY recommended for everyone else.
$ 0.00
Pulp Painting : Begins Thu Aug 14, 6pm, 3wks (Members)
Add color to paper pulp made from natural and recycled fibers, then reshape, dry, and press it to form 3-D paper pulp paintings. Yvonne Brune, of Creative Department, will show you how to make your own pulp both with a blender and without. All levels of experience are welcome; STEAM education for ages 10 and up!

*Part of our Pulp Science Series a wonderful continuation of Papermaking!* 
Registration with pre-payment required by Tuesday, August 12.
$ 38.00
Pulp Painting : Begins Thu Aug 14, 6pm, 3wks (General Public)
Add color to paper pulp made from natural and recycled fibers, then reshape, dry, and press it to form 3-D paper pulp paintings. Yvonne Brune, of Creative Department, will show you how to make your own pulp both with a blender and without. All levels of experience are welcome; ages 10 and up!

*Part of our Pulp Science Series a wonderful continuation of Papermaking!* 
Registration with pre-payment required by Tuesday, August 12.
$ 47.50
Plant Pals : Thu Aug 21, 10am (Members)
Plant/Topic: Marigolds

Join us and cultivate a real garden at Reiman Gardens. We will learn about and grow lots of vegetables, pumpkins, tomatoes and sunflowers, as well as beautiful flowers. Each session has hands-on STEAM activities to interact with all the wonderful plants that we enjoy and eat. Classes are great for kids of all ages to participate in with an adult.
$ 2.00
Plant Pals : Thu Aug 21, 10am (General Public)
Plant/Topic: Marigolds

Please see description above.
$ 6.00
Sentinel Plant Network First Detector Training : Wed Aug 27, 3:30pm
Reiman Gardens' staff will take you through the initial 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 HIGHLY encouraged. Free resource pack for the first 30 to register!!!
$ 0.00
Light Painting : Begins Wed Sep 3, 6pm, 4 wks (Members)
Learn how to paint photos with various light sources and capture the images in your camera. Join Mark Stoltenberg for a 4-week class exploring this unique photographic technique that dates back to 1889. Emphasis will be on proper technique, the right tools and learning how to identify and capture the best subjects. 

Please bring the following to each class: a flashlight, fresh batteries, cable release for your DSLR camera, a sturdy tripod and an external camera flash (optional). PREREQUISITE: Beginner Photography or instructor permission.

Preregistration with payment is required by Monday, September 1.
$ 48.00
Light Painting : Begins Wed Sep 3, 6pm, 4 wks (General Public)
Please see description above. 

Preregistration with payment is required by Monday, September 1. PREREQUISITE: Beginner Photography or instructor permission.
$ 60.00
Plant Pals : Thu Sep 4, 10am (Members)
Plant/Topic: Sunflowers

Join us and cultivate a real garden at Reiman Gardens. We will learn about and grow lots of vegetables, pumpkins, tomatoes and sunflowers, as well as beautiful flowers. Each session has hands-on STEAM activities to interact with all the wonderful plants that we enjoy and eat. Classes are great for kids of all ages to participate in with an adult.
$ 2.00
Plant Pals : Thu Sep 4, 10am (General Public)
Plant/Topic: Sunflowers

Please see description above.
$ 6.00
Plant Pals : Thu Sep 18, 10am (Members)
Plant/Topic: Pumpkins & Squash

Join us and cultivate a real garden at Reiman Gardens. We will learn about and grow lots of vegetables, pumpkins, tomatoes and sunflowers, as well as beautiful flowers. Each session has hands-on STEAM activities to interact with all the wonderful plants that we enjoy and eat. Classes are great for kids of all ages to participate in with an adult.
$ 2.00
Plant Pals : Thu Sep 18, 10am (General Public)
Plant/Topic: Pumpkins & Squash

Join us and cultivate a real garden at Reiman Gardens. We will learn about and grow lots of vegetables, pumpkins, tomatoes and sunflowers, as well as beautiful flowers. Each session has hands-on STEAM activities to interact with all the wonderful plants that we enjoy and eat. Classes are great for kids of all ages to participate in with an adult.
$ 6.00
Sentinel Plant Network First Detector Training : Tue Sep 23, 6pm
Reiman Gardens' staff will take you through the initial 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 HIGHLY encouraged. Free resource pack for the first 30 to register!!!
$ 0.00
Night Photography : Begins Wed Oct 1, 6pm, 4 wks (Members)
Learn how to capture images of the moon, star trails, and city lights as Mark Stoltenberg helps you practice the techniques of taking night images with existing light. The class will meet one night on Main Street to shoot the city lights (date to be determined). 

Please bring the following to each class: your DSLR camera, a sturdy tripod, AND a cable release.

Preregistration with payment is required by Monday, September 29.
$ 48.00
Night Photography : Begins Wed Oct 1, 6pm, 4 wks (General Public)
Please see description above. 

Preregistration with payment is required by Monday, September 29. PREREQUISITE: Beginner Photography or instructor permission.
$ 60.00
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