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Get your hands dirty and learn something new — from composting, shade gardening, DIY rain barrels, and more. Check out our latest offerings (both virtual and in person events) taught throughout our partnering communities.

Cool Off with Shade Gardening

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Does your landscape have problem areas where nothing seems to grow? Do you have mature trees and areas where your turf is receding? Are your trees throwing shade?  Don’t accept being shaded out. Instead, take advantage of these cooler landscape areas! Learn about the many native and adapted plants that not only survive, but thrive, […]

Native Plant Design: Blending Beauty and Function

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Gardening with native plants doesn’t mean giving up your yard to the weeds. Plants indigenous to Texas can look stunning, especially when artfully combined to take advantage of their unique forms, textures and colors! Native plantings can make a great addition with design styles to please every taste—whether traditional, cottage, modern, or architectural! Learn how […]

Grow Your Own Vegetables

Fort Worth Botanic Garden 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd., Fort Worth, TX
Virtual Event Hybrid Event

Whether you’re trying to eat healthier, want to know where your food comes from, or just love the idea of growing delicious vine-ripened vegetables at home, this class is for you. “Lettuce” talk vegetables! Learn proper soil preparation, garden design and layouts, disease and insect identification, as well as the proper planting times for getting […]

Sprinkler Systems 101

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Sprinkler systems can seem a bit confusing, but they don’t have to be! This class simplifies the parts and components of your in-ground irrigation systems with easy-to-follow tips on how to operate and set your controller, PLUS we’ll provide a well of water saving tips to keep your lawn and landscape looking good year-round. Join […]

Rain Gardens: Where Beauty Meets Functionality

Fort Worth Botanic Garden 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd., Fort Worth, TX
Virtual Event Hybrid Event

Designed to beautify the landscape, while at the same time taking advantage of water that would otherwise run down the storm drain, rain gardens and bioswales are a great way to increase your rainwater harvesting capacity. Learn the basics of rain garden design and maintenance along with an overview of the flood of plant material […]

Cool Off with Shade Gardening

Virtual Event Virtual Event

Does your landscape have problem areas where nothing seems to grow? Do you have mature trees and areas where your turf is receding? Are your trees throwing shade?  Don’t accept being shaded out. Instead, take advantage of these cooler landscape areas! Learn about the many native and adapted plants that not only survive, but thrive, […]

Dig into Composting

Fort Worth Botanic Garden 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd., Fort Worth, TX
Virtual Event Hybrid Event

Compost is the single greatest soil amendment you can add to set your garden and landscape up for success! Learn how to make high quality compost at home using materials most folks throw away. We’ll give you the dirt on the most effective composting materials and methods-- with a focus on practical techniques and piles […]

Wildlife Friendly Landscapes: Gardens That Give Back

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Native and adapted plants are not only beautiful, low maintenance additions to the garden; they can be useful tools to attract beneficial wildlife as well! Learn ways to attract and provide habitat for butterflies, songbirds, hummingbirds, bees, and other beneficial animals that bring your landscape to life with activity! If you’d like to keep your […]

Fall into Gardening: Tips to Grow on

Fort Worth Botanic Garden 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd., Fort Worth, TX
Virtual Event Hybrid Event

Are you ready to take your landscape to the next level?! Fall is a perfect time to give you’re landscape a refresh.  If you’re having trouble controlling unwanted plants in your lawn and landscape or if you’re confused about when to water and when to wait, this class is for you. Learn the best approach […]

Digging In: Soils, Site, and Bed Preparation

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This groundbreaking program will provide the foundation your garden and landscape needs for long term success! We’ll simplify nitty gritty terms like soil texture, structure and pH while providing tips on how to amend your site conditions for happy, healthy plants. This class will also dig into the benefits of raised beds, plant selection based […]

 Fruits, Nuts and Berries: Growing Your Urban Orchard

Fort Worth Botanic Garden 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd., Fort Worth, TX
Virtual Event Hybrid Event

Whether you’re trying to grow (or planning to grow) fruits, nuts and or berries at home for their superior flavor, to save money, or just want to know where your food comes from, this class is for you! This program gets to the core of how you can become more sustainable in your "urban orchard" […]

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