Spring Planting!

Mid-May + Beautiful Spring Weather + Garden Centers FULL of great plants = Get outside and plant!

Aaron went shopping yesterday and came up with some great plants!

Now I just have to get planting...

Left to Right:

Tricolor Beech - Fagus sylvatica 'Tricolor'

Golden Angel Japanese Shrub Mint - Leucosceptrum japonicum 'Golden Angel'

Climbing Hydrangea - Hydrangea anomala subsp. petiolaris 'Miranda'

Geranium - Geranium 'Margaret Wilson'

Mandarin Lights Azalea - Rhododendron 'Mandarin Lights'

This Week at Reiman Gardens

Great Plants for Iowa Series

Aaron teaches these classes !

This series will allow participants to develop knowledge of the wide variety of garden plants that grow well in Central Iowa. Covering nearly 500 plants, these 16 classes are spread across several years. Each class focuses on identification, cultural requirements, and the use of the plants in gardens and the broader landscape. These classes are perfect for avid amateur gardeners and plant enthusiasts, aspiring horticulture professionals, horticulturists, garden designers, landscape architects seeking professional development, and Master Gardeners looking for continuing education credits. There are no prerequisites, and you are welcome to take one or all the classes each year.

June 16: Medium & Large Deciduous Shrubs
June 30: Perennials for Sun – Beyond the Basics
July 14: Ornamental Grasses
July 28: Tropicals for Inside & Out