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Fall Plant Sale: Brighten Your Flower Beds

The annual Fall Plant Sale returns to the Fort Worth Botanic Garden | Botanical Research Institute of Texas (FWBG|BRIT) campus Oct. 9 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with a member’s-only presale Oct. 7 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Stock up on fall plants while taking advantage of Garden professional consultations if needed.

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¡Celebramos! A Celebration of Hispanic Heritage in Fort Worth

The Fort Worth Botanic Garden | Botanical Research Institute of Texas (FWBG|BRIT) invites guests to ¡Celebramos! A Celebration of Hispanic Heritage, from Sept. 15 through Nov. 7, including artistic performances and exhibitions, dining and shopping opportunities, movie showings and Dia de los Muertos commemorations.

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Texas Legislature Designates State Mushroom

The rare and rather unique, star-shaped fungus with the Latin name Chorioactis geaster received official designation Friday when Gov. Greg Abbott signed a resolution making it the State Mushroom of Texas. Only two other states (Minnesota and Oregon) have officially declared a state mushroom. The mushroom is highly selective about where it grows . . .

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Sean Kenney’s Nature Connects Made with LEGO® Bricks Coming to Fort Worth

Sean Kenney’s Nature Connects Made with LEGO® Bricks, an award-winning and record-breaking exhibition that uses beautiful works of art made from simple toy blocks to explore animal endangerment, the balance of ecosystems, and humanity’s relationship with nature is coming to the Fort Worth Botanic Garden | Botanical Research Institute of Texas (FWBG|BRIT) from May 6 through Aug. 1, 2021.

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Spring Market in the Garden: Sip, Shop and Socialize

The Fort Worth Botanic Garden | Botanical Research Institute of Texas (FWBG|BRIT) invites visitors to the inaugural “Spring Market in the Garden” May 2 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The event offered throughout the combined campus includes the annual Spring Sip and Shop, a new Tea and Coffee Festival, and a free Afternoon in the Garden (12 p.m. – 2 p.m.).

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Documentary Short Film “Stickman” Marks Completion of Stickwork Exhibition

Nationally acclaimed artist Patrick Dougherty finished his latest Stickwork sculpture in February and today, the Fort Worth Botanic Garden | Botanical Research Institute of Texas (FWBG|BRIT) and local video production company EC Films release “Stickman,” a five-minute documentary short film tracing the exhibition’s installation to completion.

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