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 spring. All classes are free.

Herb Gardening - May 4, 6:00 pm

Edible gardens can provide function and beauty in home landscapes. Growing herbs can add color, texture, and food to your garden. Learn about design options, soil preparation, plant selection, proper planting times, and harvesting.

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Tough Texas Plants- June 15, 22, and 29 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..

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Cacti and Succulents - July 20, 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.  

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Shade Gardening - August 10, 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.    

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Previous classes can be watched below:

The Legacy of Bob Jones (Bob Jones Family Story)

Insects in the Garden: Good and Bad

Gardening for Wildlife

Backyard Composting

Trees for North Texas

Dirty Work: Soils and Site Prep

Spring Vegetable Gardening

Sustainable Living in North Texas