NAGADOCHES, Texas – SFA Gardens at Stephen F. Austin State University will host the monthly Theresa and Les Reeves Lecture Series at 7 p.m. Thursday, January 9, in the Agriculture Building, Room 11, at 1924 Wilson Drive. Jason McKenzie with The Arbor Gate Nursery in Tomball will present “A Native Texas Cottage Garden the Arbor Gate Way.”

Jason McKenzie specializes in native southeastern plants and focuses on reforestation of woodlands, native habitat gardening, and native Native Cottage Gardencottage gardens. Jason is former owner of the Pineywoods Nursery and a past chapter president of the Native Plant Society of Texas. He has traveled the southeastern U.S. collecting and growing rare and unique natives that have landscape and habitat value. With a focus on education, Jason speaks to many garden clubs and professional events.

The Arbor Gate Nursery is one of the state’s premier specialty nurseries, featuring an inspired collection that includes unusual plants, artisan-created decorative pieces, and a constantly changing array of items that bring beauty, comfort, and flavor to the home and garden.

Although traditionally held the third Thursdays, the Theresa and Les Reeves Lecture Series will now be held the second Thursday of each month. A rare plant raffle will be held after the program. The lecture is free and open to the public, but donations to the Theresa and Les Reeves lecture series fund are always appreciated.

For more information, call 936-468-1832 or email [email protected].