Tree Talk Winter Walk
Saturday, January 24, 2015 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Celebrate Texas trees in the Arboretum while learning about understory trees for your yard, ideal trees for wildlife habitat, tree care at this Saturday event. Kids can climb trees with professional arborists, build a fort with tree limbs and branches, go on a tree scavenger hunt and more while adults learn tree care tips and purchase native woody species for planting.
Tree & Shrub Sale - In the midst of the worst drought in decades, take this opportunity to replace non-natives with hardy Texas natives and plant more for the future. It's still a great time to plant trees!
In addition to a wide selection of native trees and shrubs for sale, there will be guided walks and talks by experts and lots of family-friendly activities including Kids' Tree Climb sponsored by They Might Be Monkeys, Build a Fort, Marshmallow Roast, Swing in the Cathedral of Oaks and a Tree Scavenger Hunt. TreeFolks is providing native tree saplings to those who complete the scavenger hunt. The Cafe will be in the Arboretum also with hot beverages and snack food. Cash only.
Tree & Shrub SaleThe plant list is updated daily leading up to the sale. Some species are available only in limited quantities and sizes so check back often for the latest list. Please bring a wagon to load up your plants. CASH or CHECK PREFERRED.
Prices do not include sales tax. Wildflower Center Members receive a 10% discount. CASH or CHECK ONLY.
|2 or 3 gallon||$13.00|
|10 or 15 gallon||$73.00|
Schedule of Activities
*All activities held in the Mollie Steves Zachry Texas Arboretum.
Walks & Talks
(Meet at the sale area)
10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Kids' Tree Climb sponsored by They Might Be Monkeys! Texas Tree & Land Co. (Oak Motte Area)
10 a.m. - 3 p.m. Fort Building (By Tree Climb)
9 a.m. - 5 p.m. Scavenger Hunt
Discovery Tables (featuring trees, leaves, berries, bark, bird nests)
Count Tree Rings
What Comes from a Tree
In the Store
Thomas Koschmieder will be discussing and signing his Common Tree & Shrub Leaves of Central Texas Guide from 1 to 4 pm.
All tree books & walking sticks are 20% off one day only.
Thanks to our Media Sponsor!