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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March 2021

NDAL Webinar: Native Green Roofs

March 5 @ 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$78
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Part of the NDAL webinar series, "Ecology-Based Landscapes: A Virtual Education Series for Professionals"

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Gardening for Newcomers- VIRTUAL

March 6 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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$35
Agave, bluebonnets and native grasses encircle a large stone in a garden bed

New to Texas or just new to gardening? Come meet some natives and learn where to plant them and how to keep them healthy!

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Yoga & Singing Bowls

March 7 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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One event on February 7, 2021 at 9:00 am

An event every month that begins at 9:00 am on day First of the month, repeating until June 6, 2021

One event on July 11, 2021 at 9:00 am

One event on August 1, 2021 at 9:00 am

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Free – $15
Photo of yoga instructor Cynthia Bernard wearing a "Dog Ma" white tank and stirring the singing bowls laid out on a blue blanket in the gardens for a yoga class

Start your morning with movement, mindfulness and the music of Tibetan and quartz singing bowls & chimes

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NDAL Webinar: Planting and Managing Ecology-based Landscapes

March 10 @ 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$78
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Part of the NDAL webinar series, "Ecology-Based Landscapes: A Virtual Education Series for Professionals"

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Migratory Birds in the Landscape

March 11 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
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One event on April 8, 2021 at 8:00 am

One event on May 13, 2021 at 8:00 am

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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$15
a small yellow-rumped warbler bird perches on a rock next to the water

Walk with expert horticulturists and birders as they point migratory species and the native plants they depend on

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NDAL Webinar: The Future of the Past

March 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$28
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Part of the NDAL webinar series, "Ecology-Based Landscapes: A Virtual Education Series for Home Gardeners & Educators"

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What’s Happening in the Gardens? – VIRTUAL

March 11 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Thursday, repeating until May 27, 2021

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$15
A gardener in a straw hat stands in and tends to a field of tall violet and white flowers surrounded by greenery

Get a weekly update from the gardens plus tips, tricks and behind-the-scenes projects from our horticulture team

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Native Plant Gardening Series: Plants I – VIRTUAL

March 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$30
Rock Rose, Pavonia lasiopetala. By Bruce Leander

Part of our popular Native Plant Gardening Series: Dig deeper into the world of native plant ID and knowledge

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Native Plant Gardening Series: Small-lot Landscape Design – VIRTUAL

March 13 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$30
Texas Mixed Border Garden

Part of our popular Native Plant Gardening Series: Get expert guidance in designing small gardens and spaces

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Native Plant Gardening Series: Large-Scale Landscape Design – VIRTUAL

March 14 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$30
Wildflower meadow

Part of our popular Native Plant Gardening Series: Get expert guidance to start designing your landscape of one or more acres

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Evenings in the Garden With Andrea DeLong-Amaya

March 18 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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One event on April 15, 2021 at 5:00 pm

One event on May 20, 2021 at 5:00 pm

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$40
Pink sunset and clouds reflected in a stock tank pond in the Wildflower Center's Theme Gardens

Enjoy a rare opportunity to sip cocktails and tour the gardens after hours with our very own Director of Horticulture, Andrea DeLong-Amaya

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NDAL Webinar: Native Meadows

March 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$28
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Part of the NDAL webinar series, "Ecology-Based Landscapes: A Virtual Education Series for Home Gardeners & Educators"

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Native Plant Gardening Series: Plants II – VIRTUAL

March 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$30
Carolina Jessamine

Part of our popular Native Plant Gardening Series: Dig deeper into the world of native plant ID and knowledge

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Native Plant Gardening Series: Installation – VIRTUAL

March 20 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$30
Milkweed seedlings PHOTO Joanna Wojtkowiak

Part of our popular Native Plant Gardening Series: Learn to give those plants a great start and install garden features

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World Meteorology Day – VIRTUAL

March 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Free
Black-eyed Susan, Rudbeckia hirta

Austin, we need to talk about the weather! Tune in to talk about climate change with David Yeomans and Dr. Lewis Ziska

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Edible Native Plants & Where to Find Them – VIRTUAL

March 21 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
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One event on March 21, 2021 at 9:00 am

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$25
young man with backpack reaches up into a green shrub

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

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Bluebonnet Art With Alcohol Inks – VIRTUAL

March 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$25
Painting of bluebonnets with alcohol ink, blue sky and large tree

Bring home the beauty of bluebonnets and get artistic with this creative medium

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NDAL Webinar: Close Encounters with Nature

March 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$28
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Part of the NDAL webinar series, "Ecology-Based Landscapes: A Virtual Education Series for Home Gardeners & Educators"

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Native Plant Gardening Series: Maintenance – VIRTUAL

March 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$30
A person kneels in the garden and tends a small green plant

Part of our popular Native Plant Gardening Series: Learn to care for native plants and keep a healthy, happy garden

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Native Plant Gardening Series: Integrated Pest Management – VIRTUAL

March 27 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$30
A Chinese mantis feeds on a fly and a sphinx moth, respectively. PHOTO Chris Helzer

Part of our popular Native Plant Gardening Series: I.D. beneficial vs. harmful insects and learn best practices

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April 2021

Container Gardening Workshop

April 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$60
Smiling man standing behind an array of plants in white pots and a red watering can

Small yard or no yard, spruce up your patio with the perfect native plant container garden

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May 2021

Flowers of Life: Musical Performance – VIRTUAL

May 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
Free
Photo of man holding a guitar and a close-up photo of a yellow flower surrounded by a black background

Inspired by the unfolding of spring, this streaming performance celebrates the intersections of nature and music

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What’s Happening in the Gardens? – VIRTUAL

May 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
$15
A gardener in a straw hat stands in and tends to a field of tall violet and white flowers surrounded by greenery

Get a weekly update from the gardens plus tips, tricks and behind-the-scenes projects from our horticulture team

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