Stephen F. Austin State University horticulturist Dawn Stover will explain how beautiful holiday decorations can be made with items from the garden during a workshop on Saturday, Dec. 4. Using her years of experience as research associate in charge of the SFA Mast Arboretum, Dawn will share easy techniques for making the perfect wreath and magnolia garland.

The cost of the class is $20 for Friends of the SFA Gardens members and $30 for non-members. Seminar space is limited, so advance registration is requested. To register, contact the education office at (936) 468-1832 or e-mail

The workshop will be from 9 a.m. until noon in Room 118 of the Agriculture Building at 1924 Wilson Dr. on the SFA campus.

To learn more about becoming a member of the Friends of the SFA Gardens, call the education office at (936) 468-1832.