'Horticulture is Awesome' Presentation with Acclaimed Landscape Architect Thomas Rainer

April 12, 2018 (Event Flyer) - Horticulture is awesome! An annual presentation sponsored by the SFA Horticulture Club to engage, inspire, and educate students and our community about the power of plants is set for April 14, 2018 at 2pm in the Pineywoods Native Plant Center.

Presenting this year is Thomas Rainer, principal at Phyto Studio and author of 'Planting in a Post-Wild World.'

Thomas Rainer is a landscape architect, teacher, and author. He has designed landscapes for the U.S. Capital grounds, the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, and the New York Botanical Garden, as well as more than 100 gardens from Maine to Florida. He is now a celebrated public speaker who has garnered acclaim for his passionate presentations to audiences across the U.S. and in Europe. Mr. Rainer serves as a principal for the landscape architectural and consulting firm Phyto Studio in Washington, D.C. He has a broad range of expansive estates, rooftop gardens, botanical gardens, large-scale green infrastructure design and implementation, and national memorials. His work has been featured in numerous publications, including The New York Times, Landscape Architecture Magazine, The Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune, and Architectural Digest.

Students enter free with student ID! The cost for the public is $20 at the door. The Pineywoods Native Plant Center is located at 2900 Raguet Street, Nacogdoches, Texas 75964. Parking is available at the Pineywoods Native Plant Center and the nearby Raguet Elementary School located at 2428 Raguet Street, Nacogdoches, Texas 75964. Questions? Contact barnesj@sfasu.edu.

Visit www.Horticultureisawesome.com to reserve your seat today!