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Get the inside story from FWBG, including horticultural how-to’s, collection spotlights, sneak peeks into events and exhibitions, and stories from our scientists in the lab, in the field, and beyond.

Latest News


A dedicated team of tree specialists have graciously donated services and treatment to help preserve several established ash trees at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden. Twenty-four ash trees that are threatened by the invasive emerald ash borer insect (Agrilus planipennis), also known as EAB, will receive treatment from Bartlett Tree Experts, a leading provider of scientific tree care, and Rainbow Ecoscience, a tree health company that leads the industry nationwide in creating solutions for pests and disease.  

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FWBG Monthly Newsletter

June 2024 Newsletter

We’re celebrating 90 years of blooms and beauty at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden–and my how we have grown! This month also features a new book from BRIT Press on the plants of an aspiring African territory, a monthly art workshop to unleash your creativity, and how to create a micro-oasis in your own backyard. Plus, when was the last time you and your kids played in the mud?

May 2024 Newsletter

Catch Dinosaurs Around the World: The Great Outdoors before the exhibit goes extinct at the end of the month! Also in this newsletter, how to capture summer in a jar, ways to support the mental health of children by spending time in nature and a recap of the community science findings from the April 8 total solar eclipse. And if you’re looking for easy, colorful flowers this summer, look no further than glorious zinnias.

April 2024 Newsletter

We’re counting down to the total solar eclipse on April 8–are you ready? This issue offers tips for both adults and kids to get the most out of this once-in-a-lifetime experience. You can also learn all about a new award to provide fresh produce to Union Gospel Mission and the expansion of our monthly forest bathing workshop. Plus, we’ve got a new landscaping crew arriving soon–of the four-legged variety.

March 2024 Newsletter

Welcome to the butterfly issue! This month we invite guests to explore the magical, marvelous world of Butterflies in the Garden. Prepare for your visit with our kid-friendly field guide, pick up tips on photographing these winged beauties and learn how important pollinators like butterflies are to our ecosystem–and our diet. Plus, learn how to bring butterflies to YOUR garden with our plants for pollinators guide.

February 2024 Newsletter

Spring 2024 promises to be immense, iridescent and iconic as the Garden welcomes Dinosaurs Around the World, Butterflies in the Garden and Seward Johnson Sculptures in the Garden. Plan to see them all! Also in this newsletter: summer camp registration opens, brighten your life with our Drawing in the Garden class, and journey to the Jurassic with our expert on ferns. Plus: 7 tips for growing roses.

January 2024 Newsletter

2024 will be a banner year for the Garden! This newsletter hits the highlights in all areas of the organization. Learn about the events and exhibitions that will be coming your way, including the return of Butterflies in the Garden, a visit from life-size animatronic dinosaurs and an entrancing outdoor art exhibit. Also in this issue, classes for kids and families, adult programs that will grow your mind, garden projects that will improve the guest experience and where to look for the research team in the coming year.

December 2023 Newsletter

Lightscape is underway, bigger, better and brighter for 2023!  In this newsletter, you’ll also learn all about pansies for winter color in your garden and the fascinating story of poinsettias. Plus, make plans with your family to see “Amahl and the Night Visitors” from the Fort Worth Opera, and register now for our class on starting plants from seeds.

Newsletter Archive

Explore our newsletter archive for gardening advice, research notes, insights from adult education classes and fun activities you can enjoy with your family. 

In the News

Tree House

360 West Magazine
April, 2021

Texas artist twists twigs and saplings for new art exhibit
BY KXAS via NBC News Channel | March 28, 2021

New CEO for Fort Worth Botanic Garden, Botanical Research Institute of Texas

Controlled Wildland Burn At The BRIT Will ‘Educate, Change Cultural Mindsets’

By StaffJanuary 13, 2021 at 1:08 pm

Beauty and Brains: Research Institute BRIT to Manage the Fort Worth Botanic Garden

Dallas Innovates

Fort Worth Botanic Garden Exhibit Encourages Visitors to ‘Play Hooky'

NBC News 5 Fort Worth
By Noelle Walker • Published March 22, 2021 • Updated on March 22, 2021 at 5:48 pm

Documentary short film marks completion of Stickwork exhibition

Fort Worth Business Press
FWBP Staff March 20, 2021

After Canceling Last Year, Spring Japanese Festival Returns to Botanic Garden

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