The Wildflower Center offers abundant opportunities to learn about Texas native plants, gardening, nature art, photography, writing and more. We offer our very popular Native Plant Gardening Certificate through UT Informal Classes.
Classes generally happen during spring and fall, with other programs occurring throughout the year.
Upcoming Events › Adult Programs
This is an information session for those who are interested in submitting a proposal for our fall exhibit in the Texas Arboretum, Fortlandia.Find out more »
Carve out some time for self-care in the gardens with Qigong, an integration of physical postures, breathing techniques and meditation.Find out more »
Discover edible native plants you can forage and harvest in Central Texas.Find out more »
There’s a reason works of art are often called “studies” — putting a specimen on paper is a fantastic way to spend time getting to know, observe and learn about it. Through demonstration and instruction, learn to use colored pencils to document and create native plant specimens in the botanical art style. Class will cover lighting, layering, color, proportion and line work; students will leave with a new way to celebrate and create in the natural world. Space is limited…Find out more »
Enjoy the benefits of both nature and movement in aerial yoga under the trees with the aid of "silk" hammocks.Find out more »
Ready to make your yard, garden or land a paradise for native wildlife? Learn how to use native plants to support robust ecosystems and provide habitat for birds, butterflies, bees and more. Discover how groundcover, water features and lighting affect livability. Space is limited and registration is required. Members receive a discount on registration. Learn more about membership here. $95 per person REGISTERFind out more »
Join birders from Travis Audubon and horticulturists from the Wildflower Center on a walk focused on plants that migratory birds rely on for food and shelter. Bring binoculars to see what feathered friends are passing through. Space is limited and registration is required. This program is free for members. Learn more about membership here. $10 per person (non-members) REGISTERFind out more »
Come hear from Michael Eason, author of the newly released "Wildflowers of Texas" as he talks about the wonders of Texas' favorite flora. The presentation will be followed by a book signing at the Wildflower Center Gift Store. This event is free with admission. Admission is always free for members! Once again, spring has returned to Texas--and so have the wildflowers! With their arrival comes a new addition to the bestselling Timber Press Field Guide series. This compact guide will…Find out more »
The Wildflower Center is perfect for class and youth group field trips
Guided tours are an ideal way to get the most of a Wildflower Center experience