Zilker Botanical Garden
Austin Area Garden Center
2220 Barton Springs Rd, Austin TX 78746 - 512-477-8672
Featured ZBG Events
ZBG Virtual Tours
May 26th - August 10th, 2018
2018 Woodland Faerie
Trail Exhibit


Join us in creating a faerie house for the exhibit using whimsical design to highlight native materials & plants found in Texas.

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Heart of Texas Orchid Society
New Growers Seminar
Saturday, June 16 10:30 am 12:30 pm

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Texas A&M AgriLife Extension
2018 Zilker Educational Seminars

Saturdays @ 10:00 am - 12:00 noon

July 14, 2018 - The 6 D’s of Container Gardening Success View Flyer
August 14 - Permaculture – Sustainable Designs
September 8, 2018 - Fall Vegetable Gardening

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Join the Zilker Docents!
We are always seeking new volunteers to join us for future tours as well as other fun garden events and activities throughout the year. Check out your opportunity to join us View Schedule
or call 512-477-8672, ext. 14 or email zilkerdocents@aol.com for more information.

Welcome to Zilker Botanical Garden!
Zilker Botanical Garden — located on 26 fenced acres in Austin, Texas has often been called “the jewel in the heart of Austin”. Theme gardens such as rose, herb and Japanese garden are interconnected with streams, waterfalls and Koi-filled ponds. The Hartman Prehistoric Garden recreates local dinosaur habitat.

This garden is a unique collaboration between The City of Austin Parks & Recreation Department (PARD) and the Austin Area Garden Council (AAGC). The garden is open to the public most days year-round and is enjoyed by over 100,000 visitors each year, including thousands of school children from Austin and the surrounding communities.

Zilker Botanical Garden Conservancy

To guide, enhance, & fund the oasis in the heart of Austin

Garden Hours
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Last entry at 5:30pm
effective Sunday, November 5th
Admission, cash or check,is:
$1 for children (ages 3-12)
$2 for adults, Austin resident (ages 13-61)
$3 for adults, non-resident (ages 13-61)
$1 for seniors (age 62 & over)
Please review our visitor guidelines
especially if you are planning a photo session.
Weeding Wednesday
July 11, August 8
8:00 am - 11:00 am
Volunteer second Wednesday of the month.
Faerie adornments, gardening books, jewelry, and other unique items
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Austin Area Garden Council
512.477.8672
info@zilkergarden.org
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