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Tulips and daffodils and hyacinths, oh my!

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Reiman Gardens

  • A group opportunity. Invite your friends.
  • 2 people are interested

Every October, Reiman Gardens plants thousands of spring-blooming bulbs throughout the gardens. Tulips and daffodils and hyacinths, oh my! These bulbs must be planted in the fall before the ground freezes because they require a long period of cool temperatures for them to flower in the spring.

Volunteers are needed to plant bulbs this October! This is a great individual, family, and group volunteer activity. Weekday mornings and afternoon times available. A gardening/horticulture background or prior experience is not required to participate.

Volunteers are encouraged to visit the Gardens in the springtime to see their beautiful results!

Good Things To Know
  • This volunteer activity takes place outdoors and may be cancelled in case of severe weather (all volunteers will be notified via email of any schedule changes)
  • Volunteers should wear close-toe/heel shoes (sneakers, hiking or steel-toe boots are a good choice)
  • Volunteers should also bring along a full water bottle
  • Reiman Gardens will provide gloves, tools, and bulbs
  • Volunteers should be prepared to get dirty!

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About Reiman Gardens


1407 University Blvd., Ames, IA 50011, US

Mission Statement

Educate, enchant, and inspire an appreciation of plants, butterflies, and the beauty of the natural world.


Situated on a 17-acre site, the year-round attraction features distinct gardens both indoors and outdoors on a 17-acre campus, a Conservatory with seasonal displays, a 2,500-square-foot Butterfly Wing with emergence cases, a Gift Shop, and beauty for all to enjoy and share.

Arts & Culture


Wed Oct 20, 2021 - Fri Oct 29, 2021


1407 University BlvdAmes, IA 50011



  • Farming
  • Agronomy
  • Botany
  • Gardening
  • Horticulture


  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group


  • Must be at least 16
  • 2-hour shifts available
  • Volunteers must sign a digital participation agreement in advance of their service days. Volunteers must wear closed-toe shoes.

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