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.

Dec. 4. “Holiday Decorating and the Winter Landscape” Kristin Hain of Land Escapes, Inc. does landscape work and holiday decorating for a wide range of clients and events. She has ideas for both indoor and outdoor decorating from the smallest details to dramatic touches visible from the street, “Many items from the landscape can be used in decorating for the holidays and winter season for both indoors and out.”

Jan. 8. "Photographing the Landscape” Eric Berg

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

PDFs from previous brown-bags:
Nov. 6. “Let's Eat! The Landscape” by Bob Henrickson, Maggie Pleskac from Maggie’s Vegetarian Café and Nicole Seville from Open Harvest
Oct. 2. "Showy Plants for the Late Season Garden" by Graham Herbst and Kathleen Cue
Sept. 4.Fascinating Insects in the Landscapeby Jim Kalisch
August 7. "Trees and Shrubs that Can Take the Heat" by Justin Evertson
July 10. "Waterwise Landscapes: Tips and Tricks for the Home Landscape" by Christina Hoyt
June 5. "Wildflower Week: Native, Wild and in the Garden" by Bob Henrickson