Natural Disaster

Natural Disaster

Writer Dale Bridges reminds us that sometimes it’s the little things that bring us together — such as a distaste for limestone and algae. Read more

Connect the Plots

Connect the Plots

Winter is a wonderful time to take a hike in Texas. Start the new year right by exploring part of Central Texas’ first regional trail system, a project that gives new meaning to ambition and connectivity. Read more

Just the Thicket

Just the Thicket

Suckering shrubs get a bad rap, but they have redeeming qualities too. They fill large garden spaces with little effort, grow in otherwise troublesome places, and provide cover for birds, insects and small mammals — including reclusive little kids. Read More

Deep Sweep

Deep Sweep

Craft brooms — many of which can be made from native plants — cover way more than floors. Learn about their role in our culture, from Harry Potter and cake testing to sports, riverboats and the Great Depression. Read More

Native Noms: Chile Pequin-Citrus Turkey

Native Noms: Chile Pequin-Citrus Turkey

Native plants support healthy landscapes, but they can also support healthy humans! Instead of deep-frying that turkey or basting it in grease all day, try this citrus-and-chile marinade for a spicy, succulent alternative to more pedestrian poultry prep. Read More

Upcoming Events at the Wildflower Center

Just the Thicket

Just the Thicket

Suckering shrubs get a bad rap, but they have redeeming qualities too. They fill large garden spaces with little effort, grow in otherwise troublesome places, and provide cover for birds, insects and small mammals — including reclusive little kids. Read More

Deep Sweep

Deep Sweep

Craft brooms — many of which can be made from native plants — cover way more than floors. Learn about their role in our culture, from Harry Potter and cake testing to sports, riverboats and the Great Depression. Read More

Native Noms: Chile Pequin-Citrus Turkey

Native Noms: Chile Pequin-Citrus Turkey

Native plants support healthy landscapes, but they can also support healthy humans! Instead of deep-frying that turkey or basting it in grease all day, try this citrus-and-chile marinade for a spicy, succulent alternative to more pedestrian poultry prep. Read More

Upcoming Events at the Wildflower Center