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Summer Care for Native Plants

June 11 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am

Texas lantana, Lantana urticoides. By Bruce Leander
Texas lantana, Lantana urticoides. By Bruce Leander

When should salvia and lantana be pruned? Is it safe to shape a Texas sage? For those interested in converting yards into drought-resistant native plant habitats, this workshop will introduce tips and tricks for keeping Texas plants healthy.

This class will take place in person at the Wildflower Center. Space is limited and registration is required. Face masks are optional. Please review our Safety Guidelines before your visit.


$30 per person
Members receive a discount on registration. Learn more about membership here.

Include the ultimate guide to DIY gardening with your registration! Written by Colleen Dieter herself, this three-part “zine” is the perfect companion for any gardener. After over 10 years of research and hands-on experience Colleen Dieter is excited to introduce the perfect guide to Texas plants, “Let’s Care for Texas Plants”. This self-published zine includes three volumes, each packed with detailed guides, care instructions and solutions for problem solving in the garden. Covering topics from soil and grasses to trees and succulents, this zine has it all and more!

Colleen Dieter

Colleen Dieter


Coleen Dieter is founder of Red Wheelbarrow, helping to transform hundreds of yards in Central Texas. She believes in creating lush, sustainable green spaces – safer for families, neighbors, pets and wildlife. 


June 11
9:30 am - 11:30 am
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Wildflower Center
4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States


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