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Winter Classes for the Sake of Your Garden   Free Composting Class – City of Austin   How do you feel about your current composting efforts? Whether you want to learn how to get started or you’re looking for tips to help you compost during colder weather, you’ll enjoy this free class offered as part [...]

  Fall-Specific Gardening Classes   Free Composting Class – City of Austin   What do you do with your vegetable scraps? Where do your lawn clippings go? If you are throwing them away, then you’re missing out on free nutrient-rich fertilizer. Sign up for a free composting class through the City of Austin and find [...]

  Introduction to Food Gardening– SFC’s Grow Local   If you’re new to the area and are interested in learning to garden in our unique environment, plan to attend our Introduction to Food Gardening class. You’ll learn about gardening in Central Texas, gain important tips for planning a sustainable garden, and discover how to build [...]

  It’s Time to Register for Class   Sprouts Preschool Program – LBJ Wildflower Center   Parents interested in enrolling their children in the weekly Sprouts Preschool program should plan ahead. These fun events are held at the Little House at the LBJ Wildflower Center. Dress for the weather and plan for fun.   September [...]

Hey there. Do you like free stuff? I know I do! We promised some prize opportunities, and its time to deliver. We are about to send 10 excellent Texas gardening books to lucky few. No purchase is necessary. All you got to do is like us on and follow us on twitter. Like us on [...]

  Utilizing Water Efficiently During Times of Drought   Stage 2 Water Restrictions – City of Austin   The City of Austin is currently under Stage 2 Water Restrictions in response to our drought-like conditions. This means that watering is limited to one day a week. Check the website for the time frames that apply [...]

  Hot Summers Call for Cool Water   Springs, Streams, and Pond Ecology - Grow Green   When it’s hot out, nothing seems quite as inviting as the quiet ripple on bodies of water. Join the Austin Public Library and Texas Parks and Wildlife at the LBJ Wildflower Center for a night focused on water, [...]

  Classes, Workshops, and Talks   Wastewater Conservation Workshop – Keep Austin Beautiful   Water conservation is an ongoing topic in this part of Texas. During this workshop, you’ll learn how to put attractive landscape features such as terraces and berms to work as water conservation tools. You will also get strategies for using native [...]

We want to continue and enhance our directory of Texas Native plants that are suitable for drought tolerant landscaping and Xeriscaping in Austin. We are slowly going to expand on the existing plants in our database with more in depth information and lore. Here is a snap shot. You can read the entire thing under [...]

We want to continue and enhance our directory of Texas Native plants that are suitable for drought tolerant landscaping and Xeriscaping in Austin. We are slowly going to expand on the existing plants in our database with more in depth information and lore. Here is a snap shot. You can read the entire thing under [...]