Part of the Native Plant Gardening Series, this class is ideal for participants designing landscapes with one acre of land or less; perfect for designing yards and gardens.
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, September 8 – 22 and Sunday, September 9). 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. $45 per class or $243 for six-class series. Series participants choose either small-lot landscape or large-scale landscape design class.
Full Series Schedule:
Installation, September 8, 9 a.m. – noon
Learn site preparation, irrigation, planting best practices and mulch application for a healthy garden.
Plants I, September 8, 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, September 9, 1 – 4 p.m.
Learn to analyze a site and design large-scale projects that can otherwise feel overwhelming.
Plants II, September 15, 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.
Small-scale Landscape Design, September 15, 1 – 4 p.m.
Design for your own backyard or other relatively small spaces (an acre or less).
Maintenance, September 22, 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, September 22, 1 – 4 p.m.
Identify common beneficial and harmful insects in your garden landscape. This class also covers pest management, treatment and safety practices.