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September 9-23; These classes fill quickly!

Series: Native Plant Gardening

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

Moonlight Hike

September 6 @ 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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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

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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Foraging for Native Edibles

September 16 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Yaupon holly

Discover edible native plants you can forage and harvest in Central Texas.

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Austin Museum Day

September 17 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Free
Wildflower Center courtyard and spring

Join us for activities all over the Center with story time, presentations, demonstrations and tours throughout the day. Free admission.

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October 2017

Movies in the Wild: Monarchs!

October 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Monarch Butterflies

Alamo Drafthouse Cinema and the Wildflower Center are coming together to transform the Family Garden into a theater for one night only; bring on the wings! Spread your blanket on the Play Lawn and enjoy "Flight of the Butterflies," a fantastic film about the great journey or migrating monarchs. Film begins at 7:30 p.m. Tickets will be available at the Admissions Kiosk. $6 per member (learn about membership here) $12 per non-member More details to come! Follow us on Facebook…

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Wildflower Watercolors

October 7 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Texas bluebonnet (Lupinus texensis) Illustration: Samantha N. Peters

How to catch a wildflower? Put petals on paper with beautiful results using watercolors!

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Landscape Design Studios I & II

October 8 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on October 15, 2017 at 12:00pm

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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This course takes principles from our “Native Plant Gardening: Landscape Design” into a studio environment with guidance from an expert horticulturalist.

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November 2017

Texas Arbor Day

November 4 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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The Arboretum Trail gets sun-kissed. Photo: Wildflower Center.

Celebrate Texas Arbor Day by climbing high into the treetops using harnesses, ropes, and helmets. (Ages 7+)

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Field Trips

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

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Guided Tours

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

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