Intern Blog

Hello! It’s Caitlynn again! Today I’m going to talk a little bit about my project. For my project I am making technical sheets for all of our event and ceremony spaces at Reiman Gardens! These sheets will show standard diagrams for each event space along with an image of the […]

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Every day I work in the Conservatory as part of the glasshouse display aspect of my internship. Right now, the theme in the Conservatory is mandala. I worked with volunteers and the Glasshouse Horticulturists to redesign and replant the whole Conservatory at the end of May. I am usually the […]

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Hello again, it’s Emmalynn the Entomology Intern. My leadership project is the culmination of a year’s worth of data collection, analysis, and the combined effort of every entomology assistant at Reiman Gardens. I am writing a research paper about jade-headed buffalo beetle (Eudicella smithii) larva nutrition. A less glamorous but […]

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Hello, this is Dillan checking in, and I wanted to talk about my internship project for the summer. Since I am a Landscape Architecture major, I have gotten the opportunity to design a sensory path on an undeveloped slope in the Children’s Garden that specially caters to the curious nature […]

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My name is Colton Trecker, and I’m an Outdoor Gardener and Exhibits Intern at Reiman Gardens. I have worked at the Gardens for about 18 months now, and I wanted to share a little bit about what it is like to work outdoors at Reiman Gardens. One of the first […]

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Hey everyone, this is Logan and today I will be explaining my Leadership Project to you! I have two big interests in life: writing and teaching, so as a way to fulfill both of those interests and also complete my leadership project I decided to design and then eventually teach […]

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My leadership project this summer is creating a sunflower display in the Gift Shop as the Retail Management Intern. The first step in this project was brainstorming types of merchandise that I thought would both be popular and fit in with the mission of Reiman Gardens and the Gift Shop. […]

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Hi! My name is Abigail Enos, and I am a sophomore at ISU in horticulture. I am one of the Glasshouse Display & Greenhouse Production, which means I work in the greenhouse and Hughes Conservatory. I chose to intern at Reiman Gardens because I thought it would be a cool […]

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Hi! My name is Emmalynn Rossmiller, and I have worked at Reiman Gardens as an Entomology Assistant for almost a year and a half. In my time here I have worked with 127 species of butterflies and moths and an additional 48 species of other arthropods. Although our flight house […]

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Hello! My name is Coletta Ward, and I am the Retail Intern here at Reiman Gardens. I just finished my freshman year at Iowa State University. I am majoring in Apparel Merchandising and Design, with a minor in Business. In my internship with Reiman Gardens I work on buying and […]

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