Berger Street

Austin, TX
Open Days

This petite and lovely house located in the east MLK neighborhood was a creative collaboration between Shademaker Studio and Spencer Landscape Company. Built in the 1920s, the house is tucked into a lush landscape. A Mexican adobe brick entry path is framed by understory heroes: Berkeley sedge, purple heart, giant spider lily, and Turk's-cap. The backyard is perfectly set up for entertainment/lounging and a little bit of work. An oil-pipe canopy extends over a carefully remodeled airstream, lounge area, and repurposed storage container. The backyard plants are meant to attract birds, bees, and butterflies. Yaupon holly, Texas redbud, Anacacho orchid tree, and a heritage pecan are the foundation, and numerous perennials fill in the planting areas.

Directions: Head east on MLK, turn right on Springdale Rd, left on Ledesma Rd, then right on Berger St. Please be respectful of neighbors' driveways.

Open Days 2019: November 2
Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Admission to this garden is $10 per person and children 12 and under are free.

Don't forget to buy discounted admission tickets in advance. They can be used at most Open Days to make garden visiting easier.
Nonmembers get 6 visits for the price of 5 with advanced ticket book purchase.  
Members get 50% off ONLY by purchasing ticket books in advance.

  • This is a new garden
  • This garden allows photography
  • This garden is handicap-accessible

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