The Stephen F. Austin State University Gardens will host its monthly Les Reeves Garden Lecture Series at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 15, in Room 110 of the Agriculture Building located on Wilson Drive on the SFA campus. Mark Krautman, owner of Heritage Seedlings, will present "Searching the World for New Plants."

Heritage Seedlings is a wholesale propagator of over 400 types of deciduous woody, perennial and native plants for other nurseries and environmental restoration. Krautman and his wife, Jolly, founded the family nursery in Salem, Oregon, in 1981. Both are graduates of Texas A&M University. The nursery now includes over 150 acres and 65 employees.

For more information, contact Greg Grant at 936-468-1863 or