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ZBG Calendar of Events

Events listed below are held at Zilker Botanical Garden unless noted otherwise.

   Admission to Zilker Botanical Garden effective October 1, 2013

$1 for children (ages 3-12) & seniors (age 62 & over)
$2 for adults, Austin resident (ages 13-61)
$3 for adults, non-resident
(ages 13-61)
cash or check please

Zilker Botanical Garden's winter hours are
9:00am- 5:30pm (last entry at 5:00pm)

April 2015


April 25- 26, 2015
Heart O’ Texas Orchid Society 44th Annual Show & Sale – “Fifty Shades of Orchids”
www.hotos.org

April 27, 2015
Ladybugs of Texas - 7:00 pm
Mike Quinn www.austinbutterflies.org

May 2015

May 13, 2015
Bonsai Artist Walter Pall DVD Screening and Bonsai Exhibition (How to Setup and Show) - 7:30 pm
www.austinbonsaisociety.com

May 14, 2015
Alternative Methods of Gardening - 10 a.m. to noon-

If you have limited garden space or time yet still have a desire to nurture your green thumb, Master Gardener Pat Mokry will teach you how to raise carefree veggies, herbs and flowers using self-sufficient grow boxes. Then, for some more ‘new’ gardening techniques, Master Gardener Marian Stasney will describe the ancient practices of both keyhole gardening and hugelkultur.

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service-Travis Co, 1600-B Smith Road, Austin
Cost: $10/seminar for early registration; $15/seminar for late or on-site
Register: https://agriliferegister.tamu.edu/TravisCounty
Contact: Daphne Richards, 512-854-9600 or drichards@ag.tamu.edu


May 16th, 2015
Faerie Landscaping Workshop
9:00 to 11:00 am or Noon to 2:00 pm $5/participant, $6/nonresident (+ $25/garden kit), limited number or kits, see registration information here.
Create miniature faerie gardens using live plants and natural materials to take home and invite a faerie into your backyard. Working with gardeners and horticulture staff, learn what is needed to keep your miniature landscape thriving for your faeries and all the tiny creatures.


May 16-17, 2015
Annual Austin Bonsai Society Show & Sale - 10:00 am – 5:00 pm
www.austinbonsaisociety.com

June 2015

June 6 & 7, 2015
21st Annual Austin Pond and Garden Tour

This year’s tour will feature twenty private gardens in North, Central and South Austin. Ponds of every size and description are included along with streams, fountains and waterfalls. Some gardens are Certified Wildlife Habitats and most have native plants. Contact BJ Jenkins: pondtour@austinpondsociety.org 512-629-7825
austinpondsociety.org


June 11, 2015
Preparing for the Fall Vegetable Garden - 10 a.m. to noon

Imagine gardening without sweat dripping from your brow or mosquitoes buzzing in your ears or having to water every day. Those are just a few of the many benefits of the cool season vegetable garden. Join us as we discuss vegetable selection, soil preparation and the importance of timing for the fall and winter garden. Master Gardener Patty Leander is a writer for Texas Gardener magazine and grows vegetables year round in her Oak Hill garden.

Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service-Travis Co, 1600-B Smith Road, Austin
Cost: $10/seminar for early registration; $15/seminar for late or on-site
Register: https://agriliferegister.tamu.edu/TravisCounty
Contact: Daphne Richards, 512-854-9600 or drichards@ag.tamu.edu



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Please note parking information and the following closure information.

Closed
Zilker Botanical Garden and the Garden Center Building are normally open every day. Additional closures may occur due to unforeseen circumstances. Scheduled closures include:

 

 
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Zilker Botanical Garden

2220 Barton Springs Rd
Austin TX 78746
512.477.8672
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