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An Introduction to The ‘New’ Gardens at Texas A&M University | Leach Teaching Gardens — BCMG General Meeting

July 18, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

An Introduction to The ‘New’ Gardens at
Texas A&M University | Leach Teaching Gardens

Hosted by the
Bexar County Master Gardeners

Thursday, July 18, 2019
6:00 – 8:00 PM

at

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

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.

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Bexar County Master Gardener (BCMG) Educational Seminars/General Meetings are held on the third Thursday of the month at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office, Suite 208. For more information contact BCMG President: [email protected]
1 CEU per Hour of Presentation.  BCMG Code: 002.

Details

Date:
July 18, 2019
Time:
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Venue

Bexar County Master Gardeners
3355 Cherry Ridge, Ste. 208
San Antonio, TX 78230 United States
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