Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

Decades ago, Lady Bird Johnson recognized that our country was losing its natural landscapes and its natural beauty. As much as 30 percent of the world’s native flora is at risk of extinction. The Wildflower Center was intended to help preserve and restore that beauty...

The upside of weeds

By Barbara Kessler Our neighbors probably don’t love it, but we had another outbreak of wildflowers in our organic yard. These things happen when you don’t use chemicals. I must confess, it was the promise of mutual benefit that prompted me to leave these...