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Native Plant Gardening Series

September 9 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until September 23, 2017

One event on September 10, 2017 at 1:00pm

Home owner inspiration garden, mixed border

Saturdays, September 9 – 23 and Sunday, September 10

This series will prepare students to transform gardens into native plant landscapes. Enroll in individual classes or the whole series.

$45 per class or $243 for series of six classes (10% series discount)

Schedule:

Small-scale Landscape Design, September 9, 9 a.m. – noon
Design for your own backyard or other relatively small spaces (an acre or less).

Plants I, September 9, 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 10, 1 – 4 p.m.
Learn to analyze a site and design large-scale projects that can otherwise feel overwhelming.

Plants II, September 16, 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, September 16, 1 – 4 p.m.
Learn site preparation, irrigation, planting best practices and mulch application for a healthy garden.

Maintenance, September 23, 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 23, 1 – 4 p.m.
Identify common beneficial and harmful insects in your garden landscape. This class also covers pest management, treatment and safety practices.

Registration is required and space is limited; register here.

Organizer

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

Venue

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