Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture

November 5: Cheerful Winter Containers with Sharon Smith of Blue Moon Gardens. 9am-noon, Ina Brundrett Conservation Education Building, 2900 Raguet. Learn the hows and whys of container gardening, and then put your knowledge to use as you create your own special garden to take home. $55 members, $65 non-members. For reservations, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 936-468-1832

December 3:  Deck the Halls—Creating Evergreen Decorations for the Holidays with Dawn Stover. Evergreen branches and garlands once served as symbols of enduring life and a fruitful year to come.  Join Dawn Stover, Research Associate at the SFA Mast Arboretum, to learn how to create elegant wreaths and garlands using materials from mother nature.  Learn principles of wreath, garland, and centerpiece construction and make a wreath to enjoy at home for the holidays.  9 am-noon, Ina Brundrett Conservation Education Building.  $25 members, $30 non-members. For reservations, contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 936-468-1832

Azalea Trails and Promotion
Guided bus tours, by reservation, throughout the Azalea Trail period. Information on all events available by special arrangement with Nacogdoches Convention & Visitors Bureau (936-564-7351 or 1-888-OLDEST-TOWN). 

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Ina Brundrett Conservation Education Center, 2900 Raguet Street, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX 75962.  6:30 refreshments/social, 7:00 PM lecture followed by an exciting plant raffle! For more information, contact us: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

2016 LECTURE SERIES

Jan 14 - Adam Black, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL  and Manager of Xenoflora LLC.  Made In Taiwan - Collecting Amazing New Plants For Gulf coast Landscapes.   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Feb11 – Danny Carson, Director of Gardens, Moody Gardens, Galveston, TX.  Evolution Of The Moody Gardens Landscape.  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Mar 10 – Tom Cox, Cox Arboretum, Canton, Georgia.  Breaking New Ground With Conifers For The South.   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Apr 14 - Dr. Mike Arnold, TAMU, College Station, Texas.  Sifting Ashes For A Phoenix And Other Tales From The Former TAMU Horticulture Garden.   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

May 12 – Dr. Lisa Alexander, Research Geneticist, The United States National Arboretum, McMinnville, TN.  Improving The World, One Plant At A Time.  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

June 9 – Greg Grant, PNPC, Research Associate, SFA Gardens, Nacogdoches, TX.   Show Me Your Garden and I Shall Tell You What You Are -Twenty Years Creating One View.   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Jul 14 – Ethan Guthrie, Atlanta Botanical Garden, Gainesville, GA.    Yes, We Really Are The Atlanta Botanical Garden - But We’re The One In Gainesville, Georgia.   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Aug 11 - Laura Miller, County Extension Horticulturist, Fort Worth, Texas.   Ornamental Plants For A Drier And Hotter World.  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Sept 8 - Martin Stone, Director Baker Arboretum, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY – The Evil House of Roses: Why Josephine Bonaparte Is Alive In Your Garden.   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Oct 13 – Dr. Jim Robbins, University of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR.  Reflections On The Changing World Of Ornamentals In The USA.   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Nov 10 – Dr. Yalma Vargas, CONACYT Research Fellow-University of Guadalajara, Av. Juárez 976, Guadalajara, 44100, Jalisco, Mexico.  Sugar Maples (Acer saccharum and A. skutchii) From USA To Guatemala: Phylogeographic Patterns And Taxonomic Novelties.  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Dec 8 – Dr. Dave Creech, Director SFA Gardens, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX.  Garden Adventures In The Past Year.   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

2017 LECTURE SERIES

Jan 12 Jason Smith Professor, Plant Pathology, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida - Laurel Wilt and beyond: emerging threats to American trees. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Feb 9 Bob Byers, Director, Fort Worth Botanical Gardens,  Great perennial borders don’t just happen; they’re always works in progress.    – This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 Mar 9 – Grant Stephenson, Horticultural Consultants Inc, Houston, TX - Understanding Palms to Understand Their Needs to Thrive in the Landscape - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Apr 13 Steven Chamblee– Director, Chandor Gardens, Weatherford, TX - Great Garden IdeasThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 May 11 Brie Arthur, Media Star, Raleigh, NC - The Foodscape Revolution.  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 Jun 8  Dennis Werner, Professor of Horticulture, North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC - Is Redbud the next crapemyrtle? This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

July 13 Greg Grant, Smith County Horticulturist, Tyler, TX – A Bright Spot in the Heart of Tyler - The Idea Garden.  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  -

 Aug 10 Jenny Cruse Sanders - Vice President, Science & Conservation, Atlanta Botanical Garden, Atlanta, GA – The Greater Atlanta Pollinator Partnership: A model of urban pollinator conservation.  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. -

 Sept 14 George Hull, Horticulturist, Portland, Oregon – From Over the Top to Down Under, Adventures in Horticulture - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Oct 12 Rebecca Turk, , Education and Events Manager, Moore Botanical Gardens Lake City, South Carolina – Moore Farms Botanical Garden: A Germinating Success from Concept and Collections to Programs  -  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Nov 9  Andrew Bunting, Assistant Director, Chicago Botanical Garden, Chicago, Illinois  - Magnolias: Queen of the Garden - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. ;

Dec 14 – Dave Creech, Director, SFA Gardens, Nacogdoches, TX.  The year in Review; Surviving a career in academia with no permanent injuries.  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.