ADULT PROGRAMS

The Wildflower Center offers abundant opportunities to learn about Texas native plants, gardening, nature art, photography, writing and more — including our very popular Native Plant Gardening Series.

Classes generally happen during spring and fall, with other programs occurring throughout the year.

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May 2019

Guided Garden Tour

May 27 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until August 31, 2019

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Free With Admission
Native Wildflower Week tour with Minnette, 2015

Tour our gardens with a knowledgeable volunteer docent

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Drawing I: Short Form

May 28 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until July 9, 2019

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$199

You can draw! Practice with a new medium in each session of this course. Start simple and refine your technique in a supportive environment for beginners.

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Series: Watercolor — Basics and Beyond

May 29 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until July 3, 2019

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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$199

This six-session course is presented in partnership with the Contemporary Austin Art School.

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Series: Botanical Illustration

May 30 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until May 30, 2019

One event on June 6, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on June 13, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on June 20, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on June 27, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on July 11, 2019 at 10:00am

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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$199

Enhance your drafting skills through drawing plant forms in this six-class series in partnership with the Contemporary Austin Art School

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June 2019

Native Host Plants for Butterflies & Moths

June 1 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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$45

Learn to create a host-plant haven for the larvae of Texas butterflies and moths with native plants in your garden.

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Insect Hotels – NEW!

June 8 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$65
Bumblebee on fall obedient plant (Physostegia virginiana)

Get in on the tiny house movement by building a little shelter for beneficial bugs

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Pills, Meals, & Potions: Food & Drug Plants

June 15 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Saturday, happening 2 times

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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$45 – $81

Investigate what plants are on your plate and in those pills! Open to everyone; educators get CPE credit.

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Thorns & Blooms: Growing Cacti

June 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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$45
Ladyfinger cactus

Many spiny species also have beautiful blooms! Take a tour of our greenhouse and learn how to grow cacti at home

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