Expand your knowledge, have fun and enhance your skills during the Shangri La Lecture Series 2015, which will include informative speakers and hands-on learning experiences at lectures and workshops through November 2015. As an added bonus, workshops offered during Shangri La’s regular operating hours will include complimentary entry to the Gardens, until 5pm, as part of the workshop fee. Unless otherwise noted, lectures and workshops will take place at Shangri La. Sign up now to save your place. Click on an event below to fill out our online form or call 409.670.9799.   Heirloom Gardening: Heirloom Gardening for Texas Lecture August 20 (6:30 – 7:30 pm) Pass-Along Plants: Sharing Your Family’s Heirloom Garden Workshop August 22 (10 – 11:30 am)   Environmental Stewardship and Water Conservation: How Shangri La Became One of the Top Ten Green Projects in the World Lecture September 24 (6:30 – 7:30 pm) Make Your Own Rain Barrel Workshop October 3 (10 – 11:30 am) {workshop fee due by September 29}  

Plants – Fun, Wild, Wicked: Wicked Plants: An Evening with Amy Stewart Lecture October 8 (7 – 8 pm) Pre-purchase tickets online beginning the week of August 26, 2015 {in partnership with Stark Museum of Art; held at the Green Avenue Education Center}

Cacti and Succulents: Love ‘Em or Leave ‘Em Lecture October 10 (10 am – 12 pm)

 

Plants and Traditions: Plants as Reflections of Culture & Trends Lecture November 5 (6:30 – 7:30 pm) {in partnership with The W.H. Stark House; held at Shangri La}

Herbs to Keep You Healthy: Plant a Thanksgiving Herb Garden Workshop {this class is currently full} November 14 (10 am – 12 pm)