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
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.Find out more »
Hop on the bus to see the gorgeous wild flowers of the Hill Country with expert guides, a photo stops, a picnic and a toast to spring colors at Texas’ first (legal) whiskey distillery!Find out more »
Wildflowers may be the stars of spring, but grasses are unsung native plant heroes year round. They can be quite charismatic and are inarguably the botanical backbone of prairie landscapes. Learn more about them -- including identification tips -- on this off-site walk around Onion Creek with a master naturalist. This program is free, but space is limited and registration is required. REGISTERFind out more »
Come learn how to garden smarter, not harder, with native plants!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 »
Early birds of all ages can join a nature walk to observe flowers and feathered friends in our gardens.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.