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Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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December 2017

Guided Garden Tour

December 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until June 4, 2018

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Carolyn Long leading a guided tour during National Wildflower Week

Learn about the plants, history and architecture of the Center.

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January 2018

Children’s Book Fair

January 6, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Lady Bird Johnson Reading to children

Meet children's book authors and favorite characters; enjoy activities and learning opportunities.

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Winter Care for Native Plants

January 6, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Big muhly in front of the frosty play lawn.

Should I prune my perennials to remove frost damage? Is there special care for cold-growing grasses? Whether you're interested in converting yards into climate-adapted native plant habitats or you’re already maintaining a native landscape, this workshop will introduce tips and tricks for keeping Texas plants healthy through the winter. REGISTER $40 per person Members receive discounts on programs and classes; learn about membership here.

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Tree Pruning Workshop

January 20, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Elias pruning trees, by Bill Boyd

For every tree there's a tool and for every tool there's a technique! Trees give us so much — learn how to keep them healthy and happy with proper pruning technique from landscaping expert Colleen Dieter. REGISTER $30 per person Members receive discounts on programs and classes; learn about membership here. https://www.wildflower.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/ColleenDieter.jpg Coleen Dieter is founder of Red Wheelbarrow, helping to transform hundreds of yards in Central Texas. She believes in creating lush, sustainable green spaces – safer for families, neighbors, pets…

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Winter Tree Fest

January 27, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Texas Arboretum sunrise winter tree fest

Celebrate trees in the Texas Arboretum with forts, climbing, walks with experts and more!

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February 2018

Painting & Drawing Mixed Media on Wood

February 3, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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For centuries, artists have enjoyed the versatility of birch wood as a canvas. Use colored pencils or acrylic paints to illustrate a native plant specimen of your choosing. With demonstrations and expert guidance, this technique is easy and enjoyable, and you’ll likely leave with a natural masterpiece. All levels welcome. REGISTER $75 + $20 materials fee Members receive discounts on programs and classes; learn about membership here.  

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Botanical Art Workshop

February 10, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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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. All levels welcome. REGISTER…

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Native Fruit Trees of Texas

February 17, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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A ripe Texas persimmon. Photo: Sally and Andy Wasowski

Money may not grow on trees, but fruit does, and a healthy native fruit tree is really priceless. Learn about fruit trees of Texas, tree selection, harvesting and other tips for care from a landscaping expert. REGISTER $30 per person Members receive discounts on programs and classes; learn about membership here. https://www.wildflower.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/ColleenDieter.jpg Coleen Dieter is founder of Red Wheelbarrow, helping to transform hundreds of yards in Central Texas. She believes in creating lush, sustainable green spaces – safer for families, neighbors,…

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March 2018

Spring Break Camp

March 12, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until March 16, 2018

Wildflower Center, 4801 La Crosse Ave.
Austin, TX 78739 United States
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Camp Wildflower Nature Build

At Camp Wildflower, children become conservationists, scientists and adventurers as they explore native plants and the environment.

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