Virtual 360-degree tour
Join us for a virtual 360-degree tour of the Leach Teaching Gardens! Located on the Texas A&M University west campus, our first 7 acres opened in 2018. There are 21 individual gardens, a beautiful climate-controlled pavilion for events and more! Be sure to move the camera around to enjoy all the sights and sounds and learn about each space from our Aggie tour guides. You can also use google cardboard or other VR viewer!
Hiding in Plain Sight:
Wonder how animals stay safe? They blend in! Join us on a virtual field trip around the garden to spot some sneaky creatures.
Listen to the beautiful poem “Gather the Wildflowers” written by Martha Lavinia Hoffman.
The Texas state insect, the monarch butterfly, starts as a stripy caterpillar. Check out our favorite hungry visitors on this tour of the Leach Teaching Gardens butterfly garden.
Junior Master Gardeners Bed Build:
Learn how to build a raised bed garden using the specifications from the Junior Master Gardener program.
Learn how to make your own birdhouse out of a birdhouse gourd!
Texas A&M Forest Service Tree Walk
Join Forester Sam Rhodes with the Texas Forest Service on a tree walk through The Leach Teaching Garden at Texas A&M. Sam will teach us about five trees found throughout the Brazos Valley and inspire us to see the forest for the trees.
Who Lives in a Tree
Who lives in the trees? Listen to this short poem to learn about some of the creatures that call the trees their home.