The Gardens at Texas A&M: Creating an Outdoor Classroom

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BRYAN, Tex. (KBTX) - Texas A&M University is hosting a Community Education Event on May 23 at 6 p.m. to tell the public about The Gardens at Texas A&M: Creating an Outdoor Clasroom.

The Gardens project will restore, preserve, and develop nearly 40 acres into public gardens to conduct formal teaching, research, and extension/outreach activities.

Joseph Johnson, Gardens Manager will speak about the construction progress with the first phase, 7 ½ acres Leach Teaching Gardens opening in the spring of 2018.

You will see numerous vignettes within the Leach Teaching Gardens that will serve as an outdoor classroom for faculty, staff and volunteers to teach students and the public valuable concepts about food production, landscape beauty and the natural environment.

You will also learn about the onward phases with The Gardens master plan growing this peaceful sanctuary on campus; a place where everyone at Texas A&M and the surrounding community can relax, enjoy and learn.

The event is free and open to the public.

For more information call (979) 823 -0129 or go to