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Photographing Butterflies in the Garden
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Grow Your Mind at the Garden in 2024 with New Classes and Workshops

The Garden’s Adult Education staff are excited to introduce a 2024 class line-up driven by the organization’s mission to “explore the critically important world of plants, collaborate to discover the role they play in our cultural and natural environments, and engage people to conserve nature and improve the human experience.”

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Seedlings just appearing indoors
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Make Your Own Magic When You Start Your Garden from Seeds

Remember when you were a kid and you planted a tiny seed in a little styrofoam cup? Remember the magical moment when that tiny seedling emerged from the soil? It was like a superpower: you created life! You can recreate that experience on a large scale when you start your summer garden from seeds this winter. Our January workshop will give you tools and the know-how to make this magic for yourself.

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Lightscape 2023: Tree outlined with neon lights
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Headed to Lightscape? Learn How to Capture the Dazzle with our Holiday Lights Photography Workshop

Last year, you probably loved Lightscape, but did you love the photos that you came home with? It’s hard to take good photos at night! And it’s common to be disappointed the next day when the photos you expected to be full of light and magic to appear dark and dreary. Learn how to tackle this challenge with professional photographer Edgar Miller at one of two upcoming Holiday Lights Night Photography workshops.

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Group of students practice tai chi
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Meditation in Motion: Discovering Tai Chi

Slow, deliberate, beautiful movement is the essence of tai chi. A practice that melds the mind and the body, tai chi improves balance and muscle strength while reducing stress and calming the mind. And you can learn all about it in the Garden’s upcoming wellness series, 24-Form Tai Chi.

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Thyme, rosemary and lavender on a white plate
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Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme: Exploring the World of Herbs

For many people, herbs may conjure a mental image of an aisle at the grocery store and tiny bottles filled with dried flakes labeled “Rosemary,” “Oregano” and “Thyme.” But this is only one way to experience herbs. Certainly herbs can enhance your cooking, but they offer much more. “Herbs provide a lot of hope,” says Andrea Garcia, Fort Worth dietician and herb enthusiast. “They may not be able to fix everything, but they can ease things, make things better.”

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Woodblock print of magnolia flower by Laura Post. Copyright Laura Post.
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Capture the Beauty of the Natural World through Printmaking with Plants

Many people appreciate books as doors to other worlds, treasuries of knowledge and archives of human thought. But books can be more than the words or images reproduced on their pages–they can themselves be works of art. The cover, the pages, the binding, even the paper itself can be an expression of creativity. Fort Worth artist and printmaker Laura Post will share ideas and processes for creating one-of-a-kind books inspired by the flowers, trees and shrubs of the Botanic Garden in summer at a two-day workshop on Aug. 11 and 12.

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Cyanotype image in blue and white of leaves by photographer Edgar Miller
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Beauty in Blue: Exploring the Earliest Form of Photography, Cyanotypes

A cyanotype is a magical thing. White shapes emerge ghost-like against an indigo-blue background, revealing a negative image in a striking monochrome palette. Cyanotypes also carry a rich history of the earliest experiments in photography–and yet they are remarkably easy to create. You can learn all about cyanotypes and create your own magical blue images in an upcoming workshop with Fort Worth photographer Edgar Miller.

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