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 Texas Regional Water District (TRWD) and local Master Gardeners to make all our classes virtual this fall. All classes are free.

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barrelDIY Rain Barrel
September 21 at 6:00 pm

Reduce the effects of flooding and drought by capturing rainfall to water your landscape at a later date. Learn the basic theory and methods behind rainwater catchment, and how to decide which system is best for your landscape.

Registration coming soon!

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DIY Drip Irrigation
October 19 at 6:00 pm

Drip irrigation can help water plants more effectively and efficiently, but converting to drip can be a daunting task. Learn how to design and install a drip irrigation system, common drip applications, parts and terminology, and setting an irrigation schedule.

Registration coming soon!

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hummingbirdGardening to Attract Birds
November 2 at 6:00 pm

Add movement and life to your landscape by attracting birds to your garden and create habitat for local wildlife. Learn how to design a landscape for birds and other local pollinators, site selection, and the correct plants to plant.

Registration coming soon!

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Poinsettias and Other Winter Plants for Texas
December 14 at 6:00 pm

Learn the ins and outs of taking care of poinsettias and get some plant ideas on how to keep your garden lively during the winter months.

Registration coming soon!

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