Brown-bag series on "all things green" sponsored by the Nebraska Statewide Arboretum, UNL Department of Agronomy/Horticulture, UNL Garden Friends and Friends of Maxwell Arboretum. These presentations will be held the first Thursday of every month at noon and again at 5:30.  Feel free to bring your lunch or dinner and ideas or questions.

Sept. 4. “Fascinating Insects in the Landscape” by Jim Kalisch

Oct. 2. “How and Why of Fall Color” by Graham Herbst and Kathleen Cue

Nov. 6. “Beyond Apples: The Edible Landscape” by Bob Henrickson and Food Friends (*samples available for tasting and bring your own to share)

Dec. 4. “Holiday Decorating and the Winter Landscape”

For more information, call 402-472-2971 or email

PDFs from previous brown-bags:

June 5. "Wildflower Week: Native, Wild and in the Garden" by Bob Henrickson

July 10. "Waterwise Landscapes: Tips and Tricks for the Home Landscape" by Christina Hoyt

August 7. "Trees and Shrubs that Can Take the Heat" by Justin Evertson