GREEN GARDEN FESTIVAL
Come enjoy the City's 6th Green Garden Festival, Saturday, February 27, 2011 from 12pm – 4pm at Zilker Botanical Garden, featuring presentations, information, and fun activities for eco-friendly gardening! Hear a talk by John Dromgoole (Austin’s Natural Gardener), visit the very popular Kids’ Corner, see demonstrations on how to compost, build a rain barrel or a rain garden, learn about rebates, fertilizer/pest control tips, Austin-friendly plants, plus information from numerous other area gardening groups and so much more. Learn how to have a beautiful yard while conserving and protecting our air and water, saving energy and recycling waste. The event is free! Visit www.austintexas.gov/greengarden for more information.
What: Landscape Festival featuring earth-wise gardening tips
When: Sunday, February 27, 2011
12:00 – 4:00 pm (rain or shine)
Where: Zilker Botanical Gardens
2220 Barton Springs Road
Why: Learn how to have a beautiful yard while conserving and protecting our air and water, saving energy and recycling waste
Sponsored by seven City of Austin departments and their gardening and landscaping programs – Grow Green, Water Conservation, Green Building, Composting, Wildlife Austin!, Air Quality, Tree Preservation, Climate Protection, Community Gardens, and Dillo Dirt
Parking: Across the street from the Zilker Botanical Garden entrance at 2220 Barton Springs Road on the Zilker Polo Field. Handicapped and bike parking in the garden parking lot. Prizes awarded to those walking, biking or using other alternative transportation!