Arthur Temple College of Forestry and Agriculture

March 24, 2018: Little Princess Tea Party at the Ruby M. Mize Azalea Garden at Stephen F. Austin State University. Ticket times are at 10 am and 12:30 pm and are limited to 50 tickets for each of these event times.  Enjoy refreshments, party favors and entertainment planned to delight you and spark her imagination. Bring your camera to capture the day.

Tickets: $30 Each, adults and children (Very limited seating, ticket required)

Dress: Please let her wear her favorite princess, fairy or garden party costume.  
Tickets are non-refundable. In case of rain, the Little Princess Tea Party will be held at the Ina Brundrett Conservation Education Building at the Pineywoods Native Plant Center, 2900 Raguet Street. For more information, contact the SFA Gardens Education Office: 936-468-1832 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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 1-888-564-7351). 

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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.

2018 LECTURE SERIES

Jan 11 - Danny Carson, Moody Gardens, Galveston, TX. "Behind the scenes at Moody Gardens; why 1100 employees is never enough."

Feb 8 - Cindy Mcclimans, Landscaper, Houston, TX. "Creating Unique Landscapes by Cindy McClimans."

Mar 8 - Frantisek Majs, SFA Soils Laboratory Director, Nacogdoches, TX. "Everything you wanted to know about composting but were afraid to ask."

April 12 - Amanda McWhirt, University of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR. "I have a thorny issue to discuss: Blackberry Basics"

May 10 - James Wilhite, Wilhite Landscaping, Tyler, TX. "Planting by the moon, Rhyme or Reason"

June 14 - Darren Duling, Director Mercer Arboretum, Houston, TX. "Orchids Underfoot; Flora of the Island of Crete."

Jul 12 - Janet Carson, Extension Horticulture Specialist, University of Arkansas, Little Rock, Arkansas. "Blinding color in the garden"

Aug 9 - Jay Spiers, Auburn, AL. "Alternative fruit crops for a changing Gulf South; what's on the horizon."

Sept 13 - Kathyrn Fontenot, LSU, Baton Rouge, LA. "You say Tomato, I say Tomahto, Let's cut the whole thing off."

Oct 11 - Andrew King, TAMU Horticulture, College Station, TX. "You Can Take the Boy out of East Texas but you can't take the Azaleas out of his garden; Growing Ornamentals in a Challenging Environment."

Nov 8 - David Creech, SFA Gardens, Nacogdoches, TX. "SFA Gardens, where good ideas meet insurmountable obstacles."

Dec 13 - Mark Weathington, JCR Arboretum, Raleigh, NC. "Beyond Tire Planters, Gardening in the South."

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 1-888-564-7351).