Workshops & Events

Growing Green in Austin @ Zilker Botanical Garden
Aug 6 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

GrowGreenLogo1Grow Green is an education program that promotes sustainable landscaping practices. It addresses water quality and conservation, recycling, and an Integrated Pest Management philosophy, which encourages the least‐toxic way to address pest issues. Get ready for fall planting. Attend this class to discover tips and all of the FREE resources available to help you create and maintain a beautiful Central Texas landscape that is good for your pocket book and the environment. Denise Delaney coordinates the Grow Green program for the City of Austin’s Watershed Protection Department; has a Bachelor of Science degree in Horticulture and over 25 years of professional experience in Central Texas.

Zilker Botanical Garden
2220 Barton Springs Rd,  Austin, TX 78746

Seminar is free and open to the public. No RSVP is required.
Zilker park entrance fee is $2 per adult, $1 per child (ages 3-12) or seniors (age 62 & over),  $3 for non-Austin Residents. Cash or check accepted.
For more information contact: Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service – Travis County, 512-854-9600


To Bee, or Not to Bee @ Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service
Sep 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Bee_unsplashBackyard Basics Series:

Come learn all about bees: anatomy, society & communication. Gather information on establishing your first hive, beekeeping equipment and integrated pest management.
Master Gardener Ginny Stubblefield has been a beekeeper for 3 years and is a member of the Williamson County Area Beekeepers Association and the Austin Area Beekeepers.

Thursday – September 8
10 am to noon
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service-Travis County
1600-B Smith Road, Austin, 78721

Cost: $10 thru 8/29, $15 starting 8/30 and onsite
NO cash accepted – checks and credit cards only.
Space is limited so register on-line early to reserve your seat!

Register by Phone: 979-845-2604
Contact: Sue Carrasco, 512-854-9610 or