Intern Blog

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This year our education programs are full of color. Guests of Reiman Gardens explore color usage while participating in nature painting or outdoor photography classes. Hundreds of students this summer have discovered unique patterns of color on their visits. But one of my favorite ways we are interpreting the theme […]

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If you join us for any of our children’s programs, you will find that we are always crafting something new! Whether it be folding origami butterflies with summer camp, or tissue paper flowers for story time, or even creating our own coloring books at Discovery Stations, in all of our […]

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As the Landscape and Garden Maintenance intern here at Reiman Gardens, I spend almost all of my time outside doing daily chores like watering and weeding, but I have also helped with larger projects such as removing the sod across from the Children’s Garden and covering the hoop house. On […]

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One great thing about visiting Reiman Gardens is that what you see is always changing. One day you will go outside and see a green plant, and then the next day it is blooming beautiful, colorful flowers. Not only do the Gardens change day by day, but they also change […]

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Today, I will be talking about the theme this year at Reiman Gardens. Most of the plants in the Hughes Conservatory represent the theme for this year which is color! If you have noticed the plants in the center bed have a variety of colors. There are peacock plants that […]

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It’s a great time to explore Reiman Gardens this summer. With many of the plants in full bloom, our 2016 theme of ‘color’ is more noticeable than ever! One way to make sure you see everything the Gardens have to offer is to check out our weekly Plants of Interest […]

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Color is all around us, and here at Reiman Gardens our 2016 summer theme is color! The Gardens are filled with bright plants and objects to resemble our bold theme. To add to our color experience we decided to bring back Nature Connects®! We have multiple sculptures built with LEGO® […]

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July has begun, and it is sad to think that my time as an education intern here is half over. This summer I have had so many opportunities to grow and expand my knowledge of plants and butterflies, as well as gain experience working with children and speaking to large […]

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Being the event management intern isn’t just about showing up on event day, there is a lot of office work that goes on leading up to events. My day to day work consists of sending out a lot of emails. Working in events requires spending a large amount of time […]

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Reiman Gardens’ theme this year: color, is expressed in several different ways in different parts of the Gardens. If color makes you think of rainbows, take a walk through the Children’s Garden to find buckets of color spilling out into the flower beds. The bucket spills are planted with primary […]

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