Benefiting North Austin Schools! Kick off your summer with a event that is truly North Austin - and help our schools at the same time!
There will be 19 gardens on the NXNA Garden Tour, Saturday, June 1. This is your chance to see, up close, 13 private home gardens, 5 school gardens and a community garden, all across North Austin, the hidden gem of Austin. From exotic succulent and cactus collections to funky chicken coops, classic Texas hide-aways, and a "Keep Austin Weird" gem that will blow your mind... this tour has it all.
The tour is a new annual event for North Austin to promote the livability and beauty of our neighborhoods and the vibrancy of our schools.
Garden Tour – June 1
Garden Talks & Photography Exhibit – June 2 at
North Austin YMCA Recreation Center
The North Austin YMCA Recreation Center is located at 1000 West Rundberg Lane near the intersection of North Lamar. This new 36,000-square-foot facility boasts a state-of-the-art health and wellness center, open-access community spaces, child watch center, gymnasium, indoor pools and a site for a future community garden.
Tickets are $10 and can be purchased: https://nxna.ticketbud.com/nxnagardentour
The tour will be from 10-4 on Saturday .If you've bought your tickets already, please go to one of our 'starter' gardens to get your map:
(Please bring cash/check - we don't have a way to handle credit cards this year)
Check Out the Gardens at: nxnagardentour.blogspot.com
More NxNA Garden Tour Events on Sunday June 2nd!
The North Star Greenbelt Creek Restore Tour, Time: 10:00 a.m. – noon
Meeting Point: 11635 Parkfield, which is between Swearingen and Barchetta
Macro Flower Photo Exhibit - Daniel Llanes, will have an exhibit of his photos
1:30 p.m., YMCA North Austin Rec Center on Rundberg
From 2-3 p.m. (at the YMCA) Meghan Inglis, former president of the Native Plant Society will talk about gardening with natives, and from 3-4 p.m. Reeve Hobbie with Travis County Master Gardeners will talk about "Drought-Resistant Perennials"!
The North Austin Coalition of Neighborhoods & the North Austin Community School Alliance want to thank our sponsors and supporters for helping us make our dream of having an annual event for North Austin a reality:
Thank you for loving and supporting our community!