Upcoming Events for Therapeutic Horticulture

Floral Design: Spooky Arrangements

Tuesday, October 18, 6:00 – 7:00 PM

Use seasonal flowers cut fresh from the Gardens in a spooky Halloween-inspired tabletop arrangement. This month’s design features a low container with floral foam, and a few festive surprises.

Preregistration with prepayment is required by Sunday, October 16.

$48 Members
$60 General Public
$40.80 ISU Students

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Floral Design: Dried Floral Wreaths

Tuesday, September 20, 6:00 – 7:30 PM

Arrange seasonal flowers and greenery cut fresh from the Gardens along a willow wreath to add to your home décor. Flowers featured will dry beautifully and last for months.

Preregistration with prepayment is required by Sunday, September 18.

$48 Members
$60 General Public
$40.80 ISU Students

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Floral Design: Two Tussie Mussies

Tuesday, August 16, 6:00 – 7:00 PM

Purposefully arrange seasonal flowers and herbs cut fresh from the Gardens in a tapered vase or cup. You’ll create two of these smaller bundles, historically given to friends or lovers and imbued with meaning.

Preregistration with prepayment is required by Sunday, August 14.

$48 Members
$60 General Public
$40.80 ISU Students

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Floral Design: Fiery Fresh-Cut Flowers

Tuesday, July 19, 6:00 – 7:00 p.m.

Use summer flowers and greenery cut fresh from the Gardens to create a brightly colored vase arrangement to reflect Iowa’s wild heat.

Preregistration with prepayment is required by Sunday, July 17.

$48 Members
$60 General Public
$40.80 ISU Students

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Floral Design: Seasonal Summer Sprays

Tuesday, June 21, 6:00 – 7:00 PM

Use fresh seasonal flowers and greens cut from the Gardens to create a big, beautiful arrangement with a fanning design in a lovely vase.
Preregistration with prepayment is required by Sunday, June 19.

$48 Members
$60 General Public
$40.80 ISU Students

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Floral Design: Tropical Arrangements

Tuesday, May 17, 6:00 – 7:00 PM

Arrange tropical florist blooms and leaves to create a cleverly balanced contemporary arrangement using a water-tight container with supportive floral foam.
Preregistration with prepayment is required by Sunday, May 15.

$54 Members
$72 General Public
$45.90 ISU Students

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Plant-A-Row Open House, and Produce Basics with ISU Extension & Outreach

Thursday, April 28, 6:00 – 6:30 (PAR Open House) | 6:30 – 8:00 PM (Produce Basics)

Reiman Gardens is proud to partner with ISU Extension and Outreach to offer this free education program covering best practices for garden-grown food donation. Reiman Gardens’ staff will host a 30-minute open house to answer questions about the Plant-A-Row for the Hungry program, then ISU Extension & Outreach staff will cover food garden growing basics and proper produce handling for folks interested in getting involved. Whether you are a home or community gardener, a volunteer, a food bank employee, or a community member interested in supporting fresh food collection in Story County, join us to learn more!

This program is free to attend, but please register in advance.
Free for Everyone

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Floral Design: Fairy Dish Gardens

Tuesday, April 19, 6:00 – 7:00 PM

Make a tiny wooden house or door to welcome the emergence of fairies, elves, and gnomes and place it in a dish garden featuring small plants and a selection of other miniature surprises.

NOTE: Register early: limited spots available, but 2 people may create a garden together! Preregistration with prepayment is required by Sunday, April 17.

$48 Members
$60 General Public
$40.80 ISU Students

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Bonsai 101

This program has been postponed for another date TBD.
Beginning Saturday, April 2, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM, for two weeks

Make tiny trees with expert instruction from the Iowa Bonsai Association! Attendees will learn the bonsai basics, different styles of bonsai, care practices and styling/wiring techniques. All attendees will leave with a styled bonsai tree.

Note: this is a 2-week program. Preregistration with prepayment is required by Thursday, March 31. Register early – space is limited!

$120 Members
$160 General Public
$102 ISU Students

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Floral Design: Spring Bouquets

Tuesday, March 15, 6:00 – 7:00 PM

Slide into the season of flowers with a rounded vase arrangement of florist finds featuring the classic colors of spring: yellow, orange, and green.
Preregistration with prepayment is required by Sunday, March 13.

$48 Members
$60 General Public
$40.80 ISU Students

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