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Continuing and Innovative Education presents Informal Classes The University of Texas at Austin

Native Plant Gardening (NPG) Certificate Series

Looking for a new approach to gardening in these times of drought? The Native Plant Gardening certificate series is your one stop shop for planning and installing a beautiful landscape that makes native plants work for you. Learn from the experts how to holistically design your landscape, select native plants for your yard, plan for successful installation of both plant and hard-scape materials, properly maintain your landscape, and how to deal with unwanted pests through integrated pest management methods. This series of six classes takes you through all the steps needed to create a native and hardy landscape that is easier to maintain and gorgeous at the same time. The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center gardens will inspire new ideas and appreciation for native plants.

Sign up for the Native Plant Gardening series and receive 10% off of your enrollment (the discount has already been applied to the course fee)! This series is comprised of six Native Plant Gardening courses and registrants that attend all classes will receive a certificate suitable for framing at the end of the series.

Courses included in this package: Landscape Design, Plants I, Plants II, Installation, Maintenance and Integrated Pest Management - 6 meetings

Wildflower Center members receive a 10% discount off their enrollment.  To become a Wildflower Center member please visit  Once you have become a member you must return to the Informal Classes site to register, be sure to select the discount button when checking out.

Requirements: The courses in this package must be taken as scheduled and cannot be exchanged for other courses or other course dates. Any and all changes made after enrollment will be subject to a $10 transaction fee, per person, per individual course. Enrollment in any course outside of this package will be charged at the non-discounted rate. Classes can be taken individually.

Class #: IC15446