• Connect the Plots

    January 1, 2017

    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.

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  • Lady Bird Day at the Center

    June 21, 2016

    On July 24, the Wildflower Center honors its cofounder, Lady Bird Johnson, and all that she did for our nation's environment. Join us for activities, tours and exhibits to explore Mrs. Johnson's legacy.

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  • Nature Nights in June: Free Family Fun!

    May 6, 2016

    Join us for free family fun Thursday evenings beginning June 9. Nature Nights explore plants, animals and the ecology of Central Texas. Each evening features interactive presentations, hikes with experts in their fields and nature crafting for kids of all ages.

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  • GSA Adopts SITES Rating System Born at the Center

    May 5, 2016

    The GSA recently adopted the SITES Rating System, a tool for sustainable land design and development that promotes healthy and resilient communities. SITES was born at the Wildflower Center as a collaboration between industry experts, including many Center employees, and will now provide framework for sustainable development nationally.

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  • National Wildflower Week 2016

    April 23, 2016

    Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center encourages the community to get outside and celebrate National Wildflower Week 2016, May 2-8 by providing walks, talks, field trips and activities for families and individuals in Austin and surrounding areas. The Center also provides free fun, educational resources and ideas for anyone anywhere to celebrate wildflowers.

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  • Wildflower Center Spring Native Plant Sale

    March 29, 2016

    The Wildflower Center invites you to our Native Plant Sale this April. We offer an unrivaled variety of Texas native plants. You can also get advice from horticulturists who keep our gardens blooming and enjoy all our features.

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  • May 6 Wildflower Center Gala Supports Iconic Texas Landscapes

    March 10, 2016

    The Wildflower Center's May 6 Gala allows guests to enjoy a festive garden party on the beautiful grounds to support the center's work to conserve native landscapes and other educational and research activities.

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  • Changeable Weather Could Help, Hurt 2016 Texas Wildflower Displays

    March 1, 2016

    Healthy rains in the fall and early winter put Texas on track for a spectacular 2016 spring wildflower season, but spotty rain and unusual warmth recently could dampen displays in some areas.

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  • Ask Mr. Smarty Plants Answers Ten Thousandth Native Plant Question

    February 17, 2016

    A free online service from the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center that has helped people around the world learn about North American native plants and landscapes hit its 10 thousandth response.

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  • Tree Festival Jan. 23

    January 12, 2016

    Enjoy expert-guided walks, tree climbing for kids and more while perusing 70-plus types of Texas woody species for sale Jan. 23 during Tree Talk Winter Walk.

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