Southwestern University hosting their Big Event

The Garden Club at Southwestern University extends an invitation to join them at their Big Event. Work begins on the hillside butterfly garden with native plants.   Consider joining 25-30 students in their endeavors for the Garden Club. They are … Continue reading →

Your Federal taxes put to good use

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Looking for something to do on a rainy day? Got a computer? Internet connection? Some young’uns? Let’s go! kids.gov is a clearinghouse website that compiles and categorizes links to varied government websites aimed at educators, parents, and children on timely … Continue reading →

Callison Elementary Wish List for Native Plants

Callison Elementary School located at 1750 Thompson Trail in Round Rock, Texas is planning a wildlife garden with native plants. Native Plants = Healthy Habitats They are starting with a small garden with plans to replace an acre of lawn with a … Continue reading →

NPSOT Spring Symposium Saturday March 28, 2015 at the Wildflower Center

Registration now for our Spring Symposium at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center on Saturday March 28, 2015. Speakers at the event this year will be Brandi Clark Burton of Austin EcoNetwork on Building an Environmental Community; Scooter Cheatam on … Continue reading →

Two videos to watch before tonight’s meeting (2/12/15) – and any time after

This post provides links to a couple of videos on the Internet that are relevant to tonight’s program (2/12/15). The first features Society founder Carroll Abbot; the second, Andrea DeLong-Amaya, of the Lady Bird Johnson WIldfire center (hfos:\ . Take note that Continue reading

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Our speakers bureau is officially launched!

The Native Plant Society of Texas – Williamson County Chapter announces the formation of a Speakers Bureau ready to share their love and knowledge of native plants with the community. Continue reading

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Native Plant Gardening for Wildlife by Andrea DeLong-Amaya Thursday February 12, 2015

Our guest speaker will be Andrea DeLong-Amaya. She is the Director of Horticulture at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center and manages the center’s gardens and greenhouses and is passionate about sharing the value of native plants in planned landscapes. Continue reading

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Southwestern University Garden Club Invites the Chapter to Join Them

The Southwestern University Garden Club extends an invitation for their biweekly Garden Club work days. Consider joining these incredible students as they tackle their favorite areas around the greenhouse. What a way to make a difference in the goals of the … Continue reading →

Meeting notice: Andrea Delong-Amaya on “The Value of Native Plants” February 12, 2015

February 12, 2015, NPSOT-Wilco will host a presentation on the Value of Native Plants by Andrea Delong-Amaya, Director of Gardens and Growing at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. Continue reading

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News: Native Landscape Certification Program Workshops Feb. 14 & 28

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News: Native Landscape Certification Program Workshops Are Back! Williamson County – NPSOT is pleased to offer Native Landscape Certification Program (NCLP) workshops this February. The popular Native Landscape Certification Program Level 1 workshop will be held February 14 from 8 … Continue reading →