The Wildflower Center in Southwest Austin

Located in Southwest Austin near Circle C Ranch, The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center is offering a free guided tour on January 22, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.  The tour will be led by local arborists, staff members, volunteers and tree experts to help educate visitors on growing local plants and trees.  To see the schedule, click here.  This will be a great start in preparing you for your spring planting!  They are also offering a tree and shrub plant sale starting at 9 a.m. and going on untill 5 p.m.

Another free event offered in January

Southern Exposure is a collection of art work by Bill Nowlin.  The exhibit will be of his photos taken on cruises to Antarctica which capture the wildlife and landscape of this beautiful ice filled land.  He will also have in exhibit photos of other areas such as Africa and South America.  Click here for more details of this event.

Directions to The Wildflower Center

Take Mopac (Loop 1) south past Slaughter Lane.  Take the first left on to La Crosse Ave at the traffic light.  Go toward the end of La Crosse and you will see the entrance to The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center on your right, 4801 La Crosse Ave.  Admission for the month of January is free!


    • Good idea to visit this time of year. There is also another event going on about different flags that are constucted from different materials like wood and iron. I think I’ll go one day and take pictures!

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