ADULT PROGRAMS

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.

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September 2017

Native Plant Gardening Series

September 23 @ 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

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Home owner inspiration garden, mixed border

Expert horticulturalists teach this series and prepare students to transform gardens into native plant landscapes. Take the series or individual classes.

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Tai Chi

September 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Qigong instructor, Dr. Chelsea Xu

Learn and practice with the guidance of an expert in the serenity of the gardens.

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Gentle Yoga & Meditation

September 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Wetland Pond

Find mindfulness and move with ease among the fall-bloomers and native trees.

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Native Plants of Central Texas

September 30 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Texas lantana, Lantana urticoides. By Bruce Leander

Get to know your natives! Learn how to ID plants using a key and other observational techniques.

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Central Texas Edibles

September 30 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Purple coneflower

Step into the gourmet garden! Learn to grow, forage and prepare native edible plants. We’ll cover infusions, vegetables, fruits and pickles from plants that are drought tolerant, disease resistant and generally low-maintenance. Go home with a new sense of purpose in your garden and a bottle of chile pequin vinegar. Space is limited; register here. Members receive discounts on classes; explore membership!

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October 2017

Landscape Photography

October 1 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Learn to see landscapes with the eye of a trained photographer and capture crisp, composed shots by practicing amidst the Wildflowers with a pro instructor.

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Mindfulness in Nature: Aerial Yoga

October 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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$25
Aerial yoga, by John Clark

Enjoy the benefits of both nature and movement in aerial yoga under the trees with the aid of "silk" hammocks.

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Tai Chi

October 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Qigong instructor, Dr. Chelsea Xu

Learn and practice with the guidance of an expert in the serenity of the gardens.

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Gentle Yoga & Meditation

October 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Wetland Pond

Find mindfulness and move with ease among the fall-bloomers and native trees.

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Moonlight Hike

October 5 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Moon rising through fall trees

Join us on an after-hours, moonlit hike throughout the gardens and the Texas Arboretum.

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Field Trips

The Wildflower Center is perfect for class and youth group field trips.

Guided Tours

Guided tours are an ideal way to get the most of a Wildflower Center experience.