Wildseed Farms is located in the beautiful Texas hill country, just seven miles east of Fredericksburg, Texas. Bring the camera and capture the ultimate in wildflower photographs.
There are 200 acres of wildflowers in various stages of development on the farm. Springtime visitors will likely see Texas bluebonnets, red corn poppies, phlox, and a gorgeous array of other spring flowers. Summer visitors will enjoy cosmos, sunflowers, zinnias and other warm weather bloomers.
Beautifully landscaped flower beds and gardens greet you as you enter The Meadows. Admission to the Meadows includes: The Butterfly Haus, Display Gardens, Trial Plots, and Flower Fields. They are a real treat for the avid gardener. There is a small charge for admission.
The Flower Fields in bloom are one of the most popular destinations in “The Meadows”. Planted for seed production, acres of Texas bluebonnets, corn poppies, verbenas, and many other species are accessible to the public in The Meadows area.
The walking trails allow you to stroll at your leisure and see some of the plants you may want to grow at home. Covered sitting areas are photo opportunities in their own right, surrounded by flowers, butterflies, and hummingbirds. Sit a spell and witness the peace of a visit to nature.
If you cannot make it to Fredericksburg soon, take a virtual tour at http://www.wildseedfarms.com.
Rita Rasberry, former Smith County Master Gardener Intern
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service