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Tuesday, 10 January 2012 10:15

SCHOOL, FAMILY, AND SUMMER CAMP ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAMS

RESERVATIONS IN THE GARDEN? COMING SOON! 

Last Updated on Friday, 15 January 2016 06:33
 
GARDEN CONFERENCES, SEMINARS AND WORKSHOPS FOR 2016 PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 10 January 2012 10:13

Feb 27: Landscape Design with Seth Rodewald-Bates.  9am-noon, Ina Brundrett Conservation Education Building, 2900 Raguet Street. Spend the morning exploring the fundamentals of landscape design. Through a combination of lectures, Q&A, and hands-on activities, participants will gain an understanding of design tools and the design process.  Learn the basics of navigating surveys, drafting a base plan, and developing scale drawings.  Bring your own plan, or develop concepts using workshop vignettes.  We’ll cover current themes in landscape design, using precedents to develop design ideas that can be applied in your personal garden! $30 for SFA Garden members ($40 for two family members); $35 non-members ($45 for two family members).

August 6: Seed Saving 101 with Greg Grant . 9am-noon, Ina Brundrett Conservation Education Building, 2900 Raguet Street.  Learn the principles of seed collecting, saving, storing, treating and planting seeds for your home garden.  $25 SFA Garden members; $30 non-member

September 10: Gifts from the Garden—Creating Herbal Soaps with Elyce Rodewald Learn the cold press method for making soap with natural oils and ingredients from your herb garden. 9am-noon, Ina Brundrett Conservation Education Building, 2900 Raguet. $25 SFA Garden members; $30 non-members.

 November 5: Container Gardening 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.

 December 6:  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, Room 118, Ag Building.  $25 members, $30 non-members.

For more information, contact Dawn Stover at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or 936-468-4404 

Last Updated on Thursday, 28 January 2016 14:42
 
2016 THERESA AND LES REEVES LECTURE SERIES PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 10 January 2012 09:34

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 e-mail 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 e-mail 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 e-mail 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 e-mail 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.   ma— This e-mail 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 e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  

June 9 – Laura Miller, County Extension Horticulturist, Fort Worth, Texas.   Ornamental Plants For A Drier And Hotter World.  This e-mail 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 e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Aug 11 – 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 e-mail 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 e-mail 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 e-mail 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 e-mail 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 e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 January 2016 10:03
 
SFA MAST ARBORETUM PLANT SALES PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 10 January 2012 09:33

APRIL 2, 2016 SPRING GARDEN GALA DAY SALE

OCT 1, 2016 FABULOUS FALL FESTIVAL PLANT SALE  

Beginning at 9 AM, at the Pineywoods Native Plant Center, 2900 Raguet Street, Nacogdoches, TX.  Parking can be found at Raguet Elementary and at the Early Childhood Research Center. Drop-off for people needing assistance at the PNPC is available as well as a shuttle service to and from the parking lots. More space, more plants, and more fun than ever.

Last Updated on Friday, 15 January 2016 06:38
 
2016 AZALEA GARDEN EVENTS PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 10 January 2012 09:31

information coming soon!

Azalea Trails and Promotion - Online information: www.nacogdochesazaleas.com .

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). 

Last Updated on Wednesday, 27 January 2016 10:03
 


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