TODAY'S HOURS: 8 AM – 6 PM

*Last entry is an hour before closing

TODAY'S HOURS: 8 AM – 6 PM

*Last entry is an hour before closing

CELEBRATE SPRING AT FORT WORTH BOTANIC GARDEN’S JAPANESE FESTIVAL

The Fort Worth Botanic Garden invites guests to explore the rich traditions of Japan during the Spring Japanese Festival, April 20-21. This highly anticipated event offers a unique opportunity for guests to immerse themselves in the art and culture of Japan while enjoying the beauty of the Garden. 

FWBG OFFERS PLANTS AND GARDENING ADVICE AT THE ANNUAL PLANT SPRING PLANT SALE

It’s finally here! The always-popular spring plant sale at the Fort Worth Botanic will take place April 5 (2-6:30 p.m.) and 6 (9 a.m.-3 p.m.) at the Garden’s Grove area. A special preview and Q&A will take place on April 4 (5-6:30 p.m.). Participants must register at https://fwbg.org/events/spring-plant-sale-2024/ to attend. 

NO KIDDING… GOATS ARE COMING TO THE BOTANIC GARDEN

We’re not kidding … goats are coming to the Fort Worth Botanic Garden! With generous support from the Anita Berry Martin Memorial Fund at North Texas Community Foundation, FWBG will be hosting a small herd of goats, April 5-15, to help us clean up the invasive plant species in our Native Texas Boardwalk area. The goats will be visible for guests during regular Garden hours and monitored by a herder 24/7.  

SOUTHERN LIVING NAMES FWBG ONE OF SOUTH’S MOST BEAUTIFUL GARDENS

Fort Worth Botanic Garden was selected as one of the South’s Most Beautiful Gardens by Southern Living magazine. Fifteen botanical gardens were honored by the iconic magazine, with FWBG being the only Texas location chosen. The elite list was compiled by the editors of Southern Living who report, research, and visit gardens across the South throughout the year. Other gardens selected include the United States Botanic Garden (DC), the Atlanta Botanical Garden (GA), and the Sarah P. Duke Gardens (NC), among others. 

Longtime Fort Worth Botanic Garden Vice President Heads to Omaha

Lauritzen Gardens has named Ennis Anderson IV its new CEO, effective May 1, 2024. Anderson currently serves as senior vice president of guest services and operations for Fort Worth Botanic Garden in Texas and holds a leadership position with the Executive Board of the American Public Garden Association (APGA). 

Fort Worth Botanic Garden Hosts “Living” Sculptures by Renowned Artist Seward Johnson 

The Fort Worth Botanic Garden will be hosting Seward Johnson Sculptures in the Garden, Mar. 1 – Sept. 1. This art installation of 21 lifelike sculptures by the late artist Seward Johnson, will take Garden guests by surprise as they encounter “living” art that fools the eye and begs for double takes. Strategically placed to blend with their surroundings, Johnson’s unique creations make everyday occurrences special and bring classic art to life.  

EXOTIC BUTTERFLIES TO TAKE FLIGHT AT THE FORT WORTH BOTANIC GARDEN

Butterflies in the Garden

Leave your passport at home and come to the Fort Worth Botanic Garden to experience some of the planet’s most beautiful pollinators in one convenient place. Butterflies in the Garden, presented by Central Market, will take flight, March 1 through April 14, in the Rainforest Conservatory.

Funds to Preserve Global Plant Biodiversity Awarded to Five Botanic Gardens

The Global Genome Initiative for Gardens (GGI-Gardens) a collaborative science-based effort led by the Botanical Research Institute of Texas (BRIT) at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden, Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI), BGCI-US, and the United States Botanic Garden (USBG) are pleased to announce five awards to botanic gardens and arboreta in five countries to collect and conserve plant diversity. The GGI-Gardens Awards Program supports activities to preserve Earth’s genomic biodiversity of plants through sampling of living collections maintained at botanic gardens around the world.