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Great Plants for Iowa: Annuals - Beyond the Basics

ISU Events - Mon, 08/19/2019 - 18:00
With so many wonderful annuals available to gardeners, we had to split this class into two!

What's on Your Plate? Food & the Waste Stream

ISU Events - Sun, 08/18/2019 - 13:00
Garbage vs. compost: how much food is thrown away even before we see it at the store? Ever wondered where your food comes from?

Plant Walk: Edible and Medicinal Landscaping

ISU Events - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 11:00
What IS that plant? Get to know the works of art in our living museum from the expert herself - join Lindsey Smith, Reiman Gardens' Plant Collections Curator, for in-depth walking tours of the plants and flowers that make this place so special.

Kids' Story Time

ISU Events - Thu, 08/15/2019 - 10:00
Join us for this summertime favorite! Every week, hear books read aloud and join in an activity or craft.

Workshop, Discover the top 10 tips for creating accessible course content

ISU Events - Wed, 08/14/2019 - 15:10
This conversation will discuss the 10 basic strategies for creating accessible course content. Participants will explore the Quality Matters framework, specific approaches to address accessibility/usability and begin to build a timeline for implementing these changes. 'How to' resources will be provided.

Botanicals & Booze: Embroidery & Stitching

ISU Events - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 18:00
Bring your own booze and join us for a hands-on workshop to create your botanical embroidery for tea towels or other materials.

Plant Pals

ISU Events - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 10:00
Join us weekly on Tuesdays as our kids' horticulture program covers more diverse topics and expands to other areas of the Gardens.

SUS-RURI Workshop: Redesigning the Urban-Rural Interface along the Mississippi River Watershed

ISU Events - Tue, 08/13/2019 - 08:00
Second day of National Science Foundation-funded workshop designed to bring together participants from academia, government, NGOs and industry to explore the Mississippi River Watershed region as a large, interconnected urban and ecological system and develop future research networks and collaborative projects that integrate the body of knowledge about climate, agriculture and ecology with expertise about the governance and design of cities.

Retirement reception: Paula Curran

ISU Events - Mon, 08/12/2019 - 16:00
The College of Design invites the Iowa State community to celebrate the retirement of Paula Curran, associate professor of graphic design.

Junior Master Gardener Program with 4-H

ISU Events - Mon, 08/12/2019 - 10:00
New this year, join 4-H staff at Reiman Gardens for hands-on lessons created through this international youth gardening program.

SUS-RURI Workshop: Redesigning the Urban-Rural Interface along the Mississippi River Watershed

ISU Events - Mon, 08/12/2019 - 08:00
National Science Foundation-funded workshop designed to bring together a diverse group of participants from academia, government, NGOs and industry to explore the Mississippi River Watershed region as a large, interconnected urban and ecological system and develop future research networks and collaborative projects that integrate the body of knowledge about climate, agriculture and ecology with expertise about the governance and design of cities.

What's on Your Plate? Eating Bugs!

ISU Events - Sun, 08/11/2019 - 13:00
Learn about insects eaten around the world, the reasons why, and even participate in a TASTING! Ever wondered where your food comes from?

Forestry and Families

ISU Events - Sat, 08/10/2019 - 10:00
Education about the environment is very important, but we're here to take it one step further! Reiman Gardens' staff will be leading an outdoor program seasonally for wildlife education.

Back-to-School Water Day

ISU Events - Fri, 08/09/2019 - 10:00
A special kid-focused event about things water! Join us for boatloads of water games, science activities, music, garden exploration, and more.

Summer term ends

ISU Events - Fri, 08/09/2019 - 00:00
Final day of the summer term.

Nature at Noon - The Reiman Gardens Intern Experience

ISU Events - Thu, 08/08/2019 - 12:00
Hear first-hand what our summer interns have been up to! From Education, Events, and Retail to Indoor and Outdoor Horticulture, Entomology, and more, these ISU students have worked hard this summer and now is their time to show off.

Kids' Story Time

ISU Events - Thu, 08/08/2019 - 10:00
Join us for this summertime favorite! Every week, hear books read aloud and join in an activity or craft. Best for children up to eight accompanied by an adult.

Thesis/dissertation formatting boot camp

ISU Events - Tue, 08/06/2019 - 14:00
The Graduate College and the Center for Communication Excellence (CCE) are hosting a free boot camp to guide you through the final formatting of your thesis or dissertation.

Youth Summer Camp #3: Outdoor Play

ISU Events - Tue, 08/06/2019 - 13:00
Join us for a jam-packed afternoon full of fun with educational activities focused on playing outdoors!

Home Gardening Series: Weaving (& Overwintering) Tropical Plants in a Midwest Yard

ISU Events - Tue, 08/06/2019 - 11:00
Hear from horticulturist Ed Moran how to incorporate tropical plantings into your summer garden, and what to do with them when it gets cold.

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