Winter Tree Fest

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Sat, 01/26/2019 - 11:00am to 4:00pm

Celebrate Texas trees in the Arboretum with tree climbing, walks and talks, s’more roasting, fort building and more!

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The Wildflower Center is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Winter Tree Fest activities are all free with admission.

Full Schedule:

Meet near the tree and shrub sale in the Texas Arboretum.

* 11 a.m. - Trees of Central Texas and Their Benefits, with Arborist Brad Hamel

* 11:30 a.m. - Looking at Trees Through an Arborist's Eyes with Don Gardener


Nature & Tree Walk with Renee Studebaker


Sat, 11/04/2017 - 10:00am to 11:15am

Join educator/journalist Renee Studebaker for an hour-long ramble through the backwoods of Mayfield Park, and learn about some of the wonders of the trees, plants and animals, and play some 'Call my Bluff' games too. This event is being presented and hosted by the local folk group Bucolics Anonymous. Expect a poem and some music from Thom the World Poet and Darrel Mayers, Please join us! Free. (Donations accepted.) We will meet in the car park area from 9:45 a.m. onwards.


Food Forests for All

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Sat, 11/09/2013 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Sun, 11/10/2013 - 9:00am to 4:00pm
Sat, 11/16/2013 - 9:00am to 4:00pm

Food Forests for All

November 9th, 10th and 16th
9am - 4pm, $150
Locations: Whole Life Learning Center
& Hill Country Natives
Lead by: Caroline Riley and Mike Wolfert


I gathered together some recent messages from the austinperm listserver:

Kirby commenting on permablitzes:

Each blitz usually consists of us building 48 to 120 linear feet of berm and swale, planting the area extensively with fruit trees and farmers trees, with vines and brambles and tubers, with cover crops and annual vegetable seeds, and installing irrigation.

On the Question of Farmers Trees, Kirby answers:

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