Thursday, August 20, 2015
Inside Austin Gardens Tour
6 private gardens, 1 public garden
The Travis County Master Gardeners Association's popular Inside Austin Gardens Tour provides a rare look inside six special private gardens and one public experimental garden that demonstrate realistic, sustainable gardening practices for Central Texas.
Tickets may be purchased via the website or at the garden sites. $19 advance purchase, $20 at the gardens. Complete information and tickets at www.InsideAustinGardens.org.
Access to the public garden (1600-B Smith Road, 78721) is free and Master Gardeners will gladly show you how to create a garden utilizing soil building techniques, share guidelines on building a rainwater harvesting system, reveal efficient water delivery methods, introduce you to a wide range of adapted plants that survive and thrive plus tips for growing your own flowers, herbs and vegetables.
Tour presented by Travis County Master Gardeners Association and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service-Travis County, 512-854-9600.