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EVENTS & CLASSES

Join us for one of our exciting classes, programs or events

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Spring Native Plant Sale

Fridays – Sundays, April 12 – 28

Mexican free-tailed bats in flight near Braken Cave. PHOTO Adam Barbe

Gardening for Bats

Saturday, April 20

Milkweed sprouts PHOTO Joanna Wojtkowiak

Blood Memories

Select days, April 16 – 28

A spray of pink flowers in the foreground, with a long swath of yellow wildflowers in the background.

Easy Spring Gardening Series

Saturday, April 27 & Saturday, May 4

FIND A PLANT

Discover the Native Plants of North America


GARDEN VIEWS

An inside glimpse of the gardens from our Instagram feed

Sprout new skills at our Easy Spring Gardening series, starting April 27, 9:30-11:00 a.m. ! ๐ŸŒฑ

Join our expert horticulturist to learn the joy of gardening with ease. This two-part class is perfect for anyone looking to grow their green thumb with native plants, offering hands-on tips and practicing what you've learned.

Ready to transform your garden without the guesswork? Space is limited, so grab your spot today. Check the link in our bio to learn more!
#StayWild #WildflowerCenter
Join us for our Spring Native Plant Sale this weekend! The Plant Sale will go through April 12-28, every Friday to Sunday, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. 

Dive into our diverse collection of Texas native plants perfect for your garden! Full details, plant list, and prices at the link in our bio. 

#StayWild #WildflowerCenter #SpringNativePlantSale
Join us for Bluebonnets in Alcohol Inks on April 21, from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., and unleash your inner artist!

In this class, participants will create two bluebonnet paintings on NARA paper using alcohol inks. We welcome both beginners and intermediate artists, ages 16 and up.

Space is limited โ€” register today at the link in our bio!
#StayWild #WildflowerCenter
Only a few hours left! The University of Texas at Austin's 40 Hours for the Forty Acres campaign ends TONIGHT, April 11, at 10 p.m. Central Time! 

Help us cross the finish line to fund our student internships and cultivate future environmental leaders! Several match opportunities are available that could double your gift! Donate now at the link in our bio. ๐Ÿค˜

Thank you to everyone who has already donated! #StayWild #WildflowerCenter #UT40for40
Internships at the Wildflower Center are interdisciplinary with multiple areas of expertise and experience for students to learn from. Julia was our Fall 2022/Spring 2023 Communications Intern who is now the Digital Media Assistant at @earthsharetexas, bringing their skills and experience from UT and the Wildflower Center internship to have a positive impact on the natural environment all across Texas. Give to the Wildflower Centerโ€™s student internships fund today at the link in our bio! #StayWild #WildflowerCenter #UT40for40 @utaustintx
The 40 Hours for the Forty Acres begins NOW! ๐Ÿค˜ Support the Wildflower Center today at the link in our bio. Your donation will help us cultivate the environmental leaders of tomorrow through our undergraduate internships for students at The University of Texas at Austin. #StayWild #WildflowerCenter #UT40for40 @utaustintx
It's a bird! It's a plane! No, wait, it IS a bird! 
TWO OF THEM! ๐Ÿฆ‰๐Ÿฆ‰

Athena's two eggs have hatched! Thanks to our partnership with @cornellbirdcams, you can see her and the owlets in real time on a 24/7 live camera and follow along as they grow up in the next few weeks.

This year, Athena the Great Horned Owl arrived at the nest and laid her first egg on March 1. On March 5, a second egg was laid. Since then, Athena has been incubating the eggs, while her partner has been spotted delivering food to Athena around dawn and dusk most days. 

๐Ÿ“บ: Watch Athena live and learn more about her history at the Wildflower Center at the link in our bio! #StayWild #WildflowerCenter #AthenaTheOwl #BirdCams #BirdsOfInstagram #GreatHornedOwl
๐Ÿ† Honored to receive the ASHS Horticultural Landmark Award from the American Society for Horticultural Sciences! Presented by ASHS President Dr. Dean Kopsell (pictured to the right of our Executive Director, Lee Clippard in this photo), this recognition highlights our commitment to horticultural excellence. Together, we celebrate the historical, scientific, environmental, and aesthetic value of our garden. 

Learn more about this prestigious award and our fellow ASHS HortLandmark recipients at the link in our bio! #StayWild #WildflowerCenter #ASHS #Horticulture #ASHSAward #GardeningExcellence #ASHSHortLandmark @ashs_hort
Who let the dogs out? ๐Ÿถ We're letting the dogs IN to the Wildflower Center on Tuesday, April 9 from 5-8 p.m. for Tuesday Twilights! Review the rules for doggos and reserve your spot at the link in our bio. 

Here's the lineup for this week's live music, food trucks, and featured cocktail: 

MUSIC: @kelsicreek
FOOD: @craigosfoodtruck, @dulcefridaatx
DRINK: Titoโ€™s Tropical Tail Wagger

BONUS: @austinanimalcenter will have some pups available for adoption in the Great Hall. Pay them a visit and receive a complimentary engraved dog tag while supplies last!

Special thanks to our sponsor, @titosvodka! 

๐Ÿ“ท: @alitexas #StayWild #WildflowerCenter #TuesdayTwilights
Join us on April 20, from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. , for the Bat Conservation International's Gardening for Bats class! ๐Ÿฆ‡ 

Discover how to create a bat-friendly garden using native plants. Learn which plants bats prefer and how you can support them in your own backyard. For more information, click the link in our bio.

๐Ÿ“ท: Mexican free-tailed bats (Tadarida brasiliensis) by Adam Barbe. #StayWild #WildflowerCenter
Sprout new skills at our Easy Spring Gardening series, starting April 27, 9:30-11:00 a.m. ! ๐ŸŒฑ

Join our expert horticulturist to learn the joy of gardening with ease. This two-part class is perfect for anyone looking to grow their green thumb with native plants, offering hands-on tips and practicing what you've learned.

Ready to transform your garden without the guesswork? Space is limited, so grab your spot today. Check the link in our bio to learn more!
#StayWild #WildflowerCenter
Join us for our Spring Native Plant Sale this weekend! The Plant Sale will go through April 12-28, every Friday to Sunday, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. 

Dive into our diverse collection of Texas native plants perfect for your garden! Full details, plant list, and prices at the link in our bio. 

#StayWild #WildflowerCenter #SpringNativePlantSale
Join us for Bluebonnets in Alcohol Inks on April 21, from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., and unleash your inner artist!

In this class, participants will create two bluebonnet paintings on NARA paper using alcohol inks. We welcome both beginners and intermediate artists, ages 16 and up.

Space is limited โ€” register today at the link in our bio!
#StayWild #WildflowerCenter
Only a few hours left! The University of Texas at Austin's 40 Hours for the Forty Acres campaign ends TONIGHT, April 11, at 10 p.m. Central Time! 

Help us cross the finish line to fund our student internships and cultivate future environmental leaders! Several match opportunities are available that could double your gift! Donate now at the link in our bio. ๐Ÿค˜

Thank you to everyone who has already donated! #StayWild #WildflowerCenter #UT40for40
Internships at the Wildflower Center are interdisciplinary with multiple areas of expertise and experience for students to learn from. Julia was our Fall 2022/Spring 2023 Communications Intern who is now the Digital Media Assistant at @earthsharetexas, bringing their skills and experience from UT and the Wildflower Center internship to have a positive impact on the natural environment all across Texas. Give to the Wildflower Centerโ€™s student internships fund today at the link in our bio! #StayWild #WildflowerCenter #UT40for40 @utaustintx
The 40 Hours for the Forty Acres begins NOW! ๐Ÿค˜ Support the Wildflower Center today at the link in our bio. Your donation will help us cultivate the environmental leaders of tomorrow through our undergraduate internships for students at The University of Texas at Austin. #StayWild #WildflowerCenter #UT40for40 @utaustintx
It's a bird! It's a plane! No, wait, it IS a bird! 
TWO OF THEM! ๐Ÿฆ‰๐Ÿฆ‰

Athena's two eggs have hatched! Thanks to our partnership with @cornellbirdcams, you can see her and the owlets in real time on a 24/7 live camera and follow along as they grow up in the next few weeks.

This year, Athena the Great Horned Owl arrived at the nest and laid her first egg on March 1. On March 5, a second egg was laid. Since then, Athena has been incubating the eggs, while her partner has been spotted delivering food to Athena around dawn and dusk most days. 

๐Ÿ“บ: Watch Athena live and learn more about her history at the Wildflower Center at the link in our bio! #StayWild #WildflowerCenter #AthenaTheOwl #BirdCams #BirdsOfInstagram #GreatHornedOwl
๐Ÿ† Honored to receive the ASHS Horticultural Landmark Award from the American Society for Horticultural Sciences! Presented by ASHS President Dr. Dean Kopsell (pictured to the right of our Executive Director, Lee Clippard in this photo), this recognition highlights our commitment to horticultural excellence. Together, we celebrate the historical, scientific, environmental, and aesthetic value of our garden. 

Learn more about this prestigious award and our fellow ASHS HortLandmark recipients at the link in our bio! #StayWild #WildflowerCenter #ASHS #Horticulture #ASHSAward #GardeningExcellence #ASHSHortLandmark @ashs_hort
Who let the dogs out? ๐Ÿถ We're letting the dogs IN to the Wildflower Center on Tuesday, April 9 from 5-8 p.m. for Tuesday Twilights! Review the rules for doggos and reserve your spot at the link in our bio. 

Here's the lineup for this week's live music, food trucks, and featured cocktail: 

MUSIC: @kelsicreek
FOOD: @craigosfoodtruck, @dulcefridaatx
DRINK: Titoโ€™s Tropical Tail Wagger

BONUS: @austinanimalcenter will have some pups available for adoption in the Great Hall. Pay them a visit and receive a complimentary engraved dog tag while supplies last!

Special thanks to our sponsor, @titosvodka! 

๐Ÿ“ท: @alitexas #StayWild #WildflowerCenter #TuesdayTwilights
Join us on April 20, from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. , for the Bat Conservation International's Gardening for Bats class! ๐Ÿฆ‡ 

Discover how to create a bat-friendly garden using native plants. Learn which plants bats prefer and how you can support them in your own backyard. For more information, click the link in our bio.

๐Ÿ“ท: Mexican free-tailed bats (Tadarida brasiliensis) by Adam Barbe. #StayWild #WildflowerCenter

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