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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October 2017

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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Movies in the Wild: Flight of the Butterflies

October 6 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Monarch Butterflies

Oct. 6, 2017x

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Pollinator Gardening Certificate Series

October 7 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Bumble bee on gayfeather, photo by Val Bugh

Learn about food sources, shelter and host plants for Central Texas pollinators in this four-class series (individual class enrollment available).

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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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Mindfulness in Nature: Aerial Yoga

October 10 @ 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 11 @ 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 12 @ 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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Pollinator Gardening Certificate Series

October 14 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Bumble bee on gayfeather, photo by Val Bugh

Learn about food sources, shelter and host plants for Central Texas pollinators in this four-class series (individual class enrollment available).

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Foraging for Native Edibles

October 14 @ 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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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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