Adult Outdoor Education

Adult Outdoor Education

Bob Jones Nature Center and Preserve Adult Education Classes are the perfect way to learn easy ways to make a big difference in your life and our ecosystem. We’ve partnered with TRWD and local Master Gardeners to make all our classes virtual this summer. All classes are free.


Tough Texas Plants- June 15, 22, and 29 at 6:00 pm

In North Texas it is important to choose hearty plants for a healthy landscape. Plants native to Texas or adapted to dry conditions thrive in our climate. Learn about the best native and adapted plants for North Texas landscapes, garden design, and maintenance. This is a three-part class. You are welcome to jump in at any point in the series..

Part 1: Low Maintenance Landscape Design – June 15, 6 pm Register here!

Part 2: Tough Texas Perennials and Annuals – June 22, 6 pm Register here! 

Part 3: Tough Texas Trees, Bushes, and Vines – June 29, 6 pm Register here!


Cacti and Succulents - July 20 at 6:00 pm

Cacti and succulents are becoming increasingly popular to grow! Learn some tips and tricks on how to select and maintain these incredibly low water-requiring plants.  

Register here!

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Shade Gardening - August 10 at 6:00 pm

Join us to learn what plants will grow best in the shady spots of your yard. Learn what shade plants can be the perfect edition to your yard and how to take care of them.    

Registration coming soon!