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Dr. Joe and Alice Rinard Orchid Greenhouse

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University Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
765-285-8839 http://bit.ly/2l0PTfY

Completed in 2014, The Wheeler-Thanhauser Collection and Species Bank of orchids is housed within The Dr. Joe and Alice Rinard Orchid Greenhouse. Its purpose is:

  • To conserve rare and endangered species of orchids
  • To disseminate them for conservation
  • To use the collection for research and education

The greenhouse is open to the public Monday through Friday 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturdays 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. for self-guided tours, or by appointment.

Located in Christy Woods, the greenhouse is on the southwest end of the Ball State University campus.

 

Dr. Joe and Alice Rinard Orchid Greenhouse

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April 2018

National Orchid Month

April 1 - April 30
Dr. Joe and Alice Rinard Orchid Greenhouse, University Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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Feeling Overwhelmed? Stressed? Just need a break? BREATHE....and escape to the warm tropical environment of the Ball State University Rinard Orchid Greenhouse during April, National Orchid Month. Hours: Mon-Fri 10:00-4:30pm and Saturday 10:00-3pm. Special 30 minute Mindful Meditation Event on Monday, April 16th at noon. For more information contact: 285-8839

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Rinard Orchid Greenhouse Plant Sale

April 28 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Dr. Joe and Alice Rinard Orchid Greenhouse, University Avenue
Muncie, IN 47306 United States
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The Ball State University, Dr. Joe and Alice Rinard Orchid Greenhouse is holding its annual Plant Sale/Fundraising Event on Saturday, April 28th, 2017 from 9:00 a.m. to noon. Succulents, orchids, hanging ferns, native plants, outdoor landscaping perennials, herbs and more for sale. Great Graduation or Mother’s Day Gifts! A Master Gardener or two will be present to help answer questions. The Plant Sale will be held in the parking lot of the Rinard Orchid Greenhouse across from Ball Hospital on…

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