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.
Past Events › Adult Programs
Teachers, learn the basics of plant identification and about common species around Austin. These skills will enrich all your future outdoor field trips!Find out more »
Investigate what plants are on your plate and in those pills! Open to everyone; educators get CPE credit.Find out more »
In July, we honor our founder and "Environmental First Lady" Lady Bird Johnson. Enjoy free admission, special exhibits and activities for all ages.Find out more »
Educators, learn how to use Project Learning Tree and how to map trees with a locally-developed app.Find out more »
We're taking our mission to inspire the conservation of native plants to downtown ATX as we improve 2 parking spaces for a day with greenery and DIY fun.Find out more »
Join us on an after-hours, moonlit hike throughout the gardens and the Texas Arboretum.Find out more »
Discover edible native plants you can forage and harvest in Central Texas.Find out more »
Join us for activities all over the Center with story time, presentations, demonstrations and tours throughout the day. Free admission.Find out more »
Find mindfulness and move with ease among the fall-bloomers and native trees.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.