Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture


Ina Brundrett Conservation Education Center at the Pineywoods Native Plant Center, 2900 Raguet Street, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX 75962.  Social at 6:30 pm. Lecture at 7:00 pm (typically 45-50 minutes), followed by an exciting plant raffle! Parking is available at the Pineywoods Native Plant Center and at Raguet Elementary.
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Jan 10 - Jay White, Editor of Texas Gardener, Brenham, Texas. “Home Garden Trends - Average Gardeners, Mean Vegetables and Distributed Benefits.”  

Feb 14 - Linda Gay, ArborGate and Horticultural Consultant, Tomball, TX. “Climbers, Twisters and Viners - Using Vertical Space.”      

Mar 14 - Joy Columbus, Director of Horticulture, Houston Botanical Garden, Houston, Texas. “A walk through the Houston Botanic Garden: The Global Garden Revealed.”

Apr 11 - Daniel Cunningham, Extension Specialist, TAMU, Dallas, Texas. “Eat the Yard: A Guide to Edible Landscape Plants.”

May 9 - Marc Pastorek, Prairie Activist and Horticulturist, Covington, LA. “The Prairie Inspired Garden – Fun with Seed!”

Jun 13 - Allen Owings, Horticultural Consultant, Hammond, LA. “Crimes Against Horticulture – Common Improper Practices.”

Jul 11 - Jonathan Judice, Environmental Design, Tomball, TX. “Tips and Tricks for Planting the Right Tree in the Right Way in the Right Spot.”

Aug 8 - Jordan Cunningham, Greenhouse Technician, SFA Gardens, Nacogdoches, TX. “The Life and Times of a Nursery Worker: Propagation, Production and Morale."

Sep 12 - Heather Thormahlen, Territory Manager, Treetown USA, Houston, TX. “Nature’s Bounty for Home and Business – Using Natural Vegetation for Wreaths, Garlands and Table Decorations.”

Oct 10 - Jocelyn Moore, Environmental Education, SFA Gardens, Nacogdoches, TX. “Changing Young Lives, One Garden Bud at a Time – Environmental Education for our Youngest Citizens.”

Nov 14 - Jeb Fields, LSU Gardens, Hammond, LA – “Gardening in the Deep South the Cajun Way – Observations from Plant Trials.”    

Dec 12 - Dave Creech, Director, SFA Gardens, Nacogdoches, TX.   "Reconnaissance in the Pursuit of Knowledge is Seldom Wasted – New Plants for a 21st Century East Texas.”