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    Join us for Art Under The Oaks! An annual event where we invite local artisans to sell their work under our sweeping canopy of oaks. We will have hot food and drinks for sale as well. Perfect timing to pick up a few unique gifts!

      Join Plant Party and The Great Outdoors in making unique Holiday Succulent Swag!

      Saturday, 15 December at 5pm, in the Orchid Room at The Great Outdoors.

      Ticket includes:
      3 x 2″ succulents
      Christmas greenery & swag bracket
      Decor items with glitter, wire, paint and burlap
      Sip on your choice of coffee (courtesy of Cosmic Coffee + Beer Garden), hot chocolate, cider or… BYOB!

      Bring some friends, your mum or even the kiddos for a family friendly event.

      Looking for a wonderful handmade gift?
      Our builds will be the perfect option for the plant lover in your life!
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        Join us for our last Garden Party of the year! We will have so much going on:
        🤶🎅 will be here for photos!
        🎀Jeanette Dyer & Melodie Yargeau will be here to decorate wreaths – bring your own items or use ours!
        🐕 Austin Animal Center 🐈 will be here with a friendly pup and free pet tag engravings!
        🌰DIY Decoration Stand – with all the glitter and glue your heart could desire!
        🎶 Live music!
        And who could forget!?🎄🎄🎄🎄🎄

        Saturday 8 December, 11am – 4/5pm

        This event is free and open to the public!

          Join us on September 8th for our Garden Party! The 2nd Saturday of every month we host a fabulous celebration of plants and gardening. This time we will be focusing on raising backyard chickens for fun and sustainability!

          We will be joined by Jimmy Astacio, who will speak at 12:00 and 1:00pm, about how to keep a small flock of chickens for fun, food, and sustainability! Jimmy is an experienced small-scale chicken keeper and will be here to answer your questions regarding starting a small poultry flock, from where to purchase birds, to feeding, housing, health issues, and ecological benefits.

          We will also have live music by Ryan DeSiato! With free popcorn and more…

          This event is free and open to the public!

            Join us on 11th August for our Garden Party! The 2nd Saturday of every month we host a fabulous celebration of plants and gardening. This time we will be focusing on Bringing Organics into your Life!

            We will be joined by Mike Serant, the owner of MicroLife Organic, Biological Fertilizer, and Brad Phillips, owner of True Arbor, an environmentally conscious tree services company. A tree or plant giving you trouble? Take a picture and bring it in with you! Both Mike and Brad will be here to answer any questions you may have.

            We will also have music by The Great Outdoors own Taylor Moreno! With free popcorn and more…

            This event is free and open to the public!

            With fall temperatures just around the corner, hanging out in the yard while doing some gardening work sounds like a great way to spend the day with the family. Worried about that lack of a green thumb? Looking for some ideas and inspiration for your garden? Check out the fall series of classes with lo-maintenance tips to help you Grow Green!

            Grow Green gardening is best for Austin’s natural and recreational areas, easiest on your budget, and healthiest for your pets, friends, and family.  Get a packet of free seeds to start your own wildflower garden and a chance to win door prizes!

            What: Grow Green

            When and Where:

            Saturday, September 10, 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. at Pleasant Hill Library, 211 East William Cannon Drive

            Saturday, September 17, 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 pm at Little Walnut Creek Library, 835 W Rundberg Lane

            Saturday, September 24, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 pm at Willie Mae Kirk Library, 3101 Oak Springs Drive

            Saturday, October 1,  2:30 p.m. – 3:30 pm at Ruiz Library, 1600 Grove Blvd.

            Saturday, October 8, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. at Recycled Reads, 5335 Burnet Road

            Saturday, October 15,  2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. at Cepeda Library, 651 N Pleasant Valley Road

            Saturday, October 22, 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. at University Hills Library, 4721 Loyola Lane

            Saturday, October 29, 2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. at Terrazas Library, 1105 E Cesar Chavez Street

            Cost: Free