Growing Texas Wildflowers

Presentation Details

Identification of the more common annual and perennial wildflowers and discussion of when and how to plant the seeds.

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Ecoregions Covered:
Edwards Plateau, Texas Blackland Prairies

Presenter Information

  • Deedy Wright

    Deedy Wright is a life-long Texas gardener. Her particular interests are native plants, xeriscape, and invasive plants. She has been an active member of the Native Plant Society of Texas (NPSOT) since 1996 and helped organize the Guadalupe County NPSOT chapter in 2007 and New Braunfels Chapter in 2019. She served as president of the San Antonio, Guadalupe County and New Braunfels chapters of NPSOT. She has also served as the Vice-President of Education on the state NPSOT board.

    Deedy has completed the Texas Invaders training on invasive plants and multiple native plant courses at the Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center. She served on the Native Landscape Certification Program (NLCP) Steering Committee for several years. She is also an NLCP instructor, completing Levels 1-3 and serving on the sub-committee to write Level 4. In addition she was a certified Master Gardener for 15 years in Bexar and Guadalupe counties.

    A retired secondary language arts and social studies teacher, Deedy has taught adult continuing education classes on various gardening topics in the San Antonio area.