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.
2019 LECTURE SERIES
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.”
2020 LECTURE SERIES
Jan 9 - Tim Hartmann, Texas Agrilife Programs Specialist, College Station Texas. Everything you wanted to know about fruit growing but were too timid to ask.
Feb 13 - Dr. George Ray McEachern, Professor of Horticulture, TAMU, College Station, TX. Pecans – Past, Present and Future.
*Mar 19 - Rick Lewandowski, Shangrila Botanical Gardens, Orange, Texas. Plant treasures in the Pineywoods of the Gulf South.
Apr 9 - Sheila McBride, Lead Diagnostician & Extension Program Specialist, TAMU, College Station, TX. Common Ornamental Plant Diseases; What Every Gardener Needs to Know.
May 14 - Lauren Simpson, University of Houston Law Center, Houston, Texas; Coastal Prairie Association and author - Creating a Pollinator Paradise that Your Neighbors will love.
Jun 11 - Steve Dobbs, Director of Landscape Services, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK. The Oklahoma State University Campus; Thinking Outside the Box with Trees, Native Plants and Design.
Jul 9 - Matt Welch, The Madrone Group, Austin, Texas. Pushing the Envelope with Plant Material in a Hostile Environment
Aug 13 - Jennifer Buckner, Shangrila Botanical Gardens, Orange, TX - Favorite Perennials for Tough Conditions ; Don’t Ask if we Flooded.
Sept 10 - Mark Wilson, LSU Extension Horticulture, Shreveport, LA. Garden Adventures in the Land of Crawfish and Creole.
Oct 8 - Keith Hansen, retired TAMU Extension, Tyler, Texas. What I Wish I Had Known About That Plant; Collector Gardens That Stand Out as Special Without Offending The Neighbors.
Nov 12 - Carol Reese, Ornamental Horticulture Specialist, University of Tennessee, Jackson, TN. Natives vs. Exotics; Why Can’t We All Just Get Along?
* Third Thursday to avoid conflict with SFASU Spring Break