Calendar of Events: An Introduction to The 'New' Gardens at Texas A&M University | Leach Teaching Gardens

Event Date: Jul 18, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Free and Open to the Public
Topic: An Introduction to The 'New' Gardens at
Texas A&M University | Leach Teaching Gardens

Speaker: Joseph Johnson, Manager, The Gardens at Texas A&M University
After earning a Bachelor of Science degree in horticulture from Texas A&M University and becoming a Texas Master Certified Nurseryman, Joseph Johnson became the manager of the gardens of M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, where he expanded the rose garden and installed the Chrysalis Project, a butterfly garden that was featured in Southern Living Magazine. Later, he became the director of horticulture with the 252-acre Shangri La Botanical Gardens and Nature Center in Orange, Texas. In July 2016, he joined Texas A&M University as the Gardens Manager for The Gardens at Texas A&M University, overseeing the design, construction and maintenance of The Gardens, as well as directing interns, volunteers and contractors, and assisting with budgeting and fundraising. Mr. Johnson will be speaking about the background and objectives of the gardens at Texas A&M and will also describe some of the themed garden vignettes, the garden programs, and what the future looks like for the Gardens of Texas A&M University.

Location:
Bexar County Master Gardeners
3355 Cherry Ridge, Suite 208
San Antonio, TX 78230

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