Topic: United States Botanic Garden

$1 Million Gift to Create Family Garden at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

April 25, 2012

Luci Baines Johnson and Ian Turpin have donated $1 million to the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center of The University of Texas at Austin to develop a Family Garden that will bear their name.

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Landscape for Life Helps Homeowners Create Healthy, Beautiful Gardens

Oct. 19, 2010

A new Web site developed by the United States Botanic Garden and the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at The University of Texas at Austin brings homeowners comprehensive, accessible advice on creating nature-friendly, sustainable landscapes at home, no matter where they live.

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Pilot Projects Put Sustainable Landscape Rating System into Action

May 25, 2010

The Sustainable Sites Initiativeā„¢ (SITESā„¢) has selected pilot projects to test a national rating system for sustainable landscape design, construction and maintenance.

The Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture, New Orleans' Lower Ninth Ward Sustainable Infrastructure Project and the Indianapolis Super Bowl Village join more than 150 others that include educational centers, transportation corridors, industrial complexes and private residences in employing cutting-edge guidelines and performance benchmarks outlined in the SITES Rating System.

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Staffer designs unique Lady Bird Johnson exhibit

July 29, 2008
Leslie Ernst, a designer in the Office of Public Affairs, created the the Lady Bird Johnson installation, "A Clear

Appreciation for the work and mission of Lady Bird Johnson and the native plants of America inspired designer Leslie Ernst to create an innovative and unique new exhibit in Washington, D.C. to honor the late First Lady.

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Wildflower Center To Be Honored for Work on Green Landscapes

June 3, 2008

The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center at The University of Texas at Austin has been selected to receive the 2008 Olmsted Medal for contributions to landscape architecture from the American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA).

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