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Native Plant Gardening Series: Integrated Pest Management

September 28 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

$45
A Chinese mantis feeds on a fly and a sphinx moth, respectively. PHOTO Chris Helzer

The Native Plant Gardening Series prepares students to transform their yards and gardens into efficient and beautiful native plant landscapes over the course of six classes (Saturdays, Sept. 14 – 28 and Sunday, Sept. 15). Take the classes individually or enroll in the entire series and save. This is one of our most popular offerings and the series will sell out.

Individual classes: $45
Whole series: $243
Members receive a discount on all classes and programs; join today!

Register for the Series

Integrated Pest Management
Sept. 28, 1 – 4 p.m.

Identify common beneficial and harmful insects in your garden landscape. This class also covers pest management, treatment and safety practices.

Register: Single Class

 

Full Native Plant Gardening Series Schedule:

Small-lot Lanscape Design: Sept. 14, 9 a.m - noon

Design for your own backyard or other relatively small spaces (an acre or less). Series participants choose either Small-lot Landscape Design or Large-scale Landscape Design.

Native Plants I: Sept. 14, 1 - 4 p.m.

Identify and learn about a variety of plants native to Central Texas, unique growing characteristics of each and how to choose the right ones for a garden.

Large-scale Landscape Design: Sept. 15, 1 - 4 p.m. 

Learn to analyze a site and design large-scale projects that can otherwise feel overwhelming. Series participants choose either Small-lot Landscape Design or Large-scale Landscape Design.

Native Plants II: Sept. 21, 9 a.m. - noon

Dig deeper into the topic of Texas flora. Learn about native plants and where to find them as well as resources to keep growing. Plants I is recommended prior to this class.

Installation: Sept. 21, 1 - 4 p.m.

Learn site preparation, irrigation, planting best practices and mulch application for a healthy garden.

Maintenance: Sept. 28, 9 a.m. - noon

Maintaining a native garden requires knowledge of plant physiology, gardening tools, watering guidelines and other best practices. Learn it all in this essential class.

Integrated Pest Management: Sept. 28, 1 - 4 p.m.

Identify common beneficial and harmful insects in your garden landscape. This class also covers pest management, treatment and safety practices.

Details

Date:
September 28
Time:
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cost:
$45
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Venue

Wildflower Center
4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States

Organizer

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Phone:
512.232.0100
Email:
info@wildflower.org