*Last entry is an hour before closing


*Last entry is an hour before closing

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). 

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.

Reserve Your LIGHTSCAPE Tickets Today for a Magical Holiday Experience

Santa at Lightscape 2023

LIGHTSCAPE is underway at the Garden, and guests are loving the new experiences and new pricing options. Top of the list is the all-new “Christmas Village,” complete with fire pits, s’more-roasting, hot cocoa, holiday music and photo opportunities with Santa Claus! Reserve your tickets today.

Explore New Installations and Magical Experiences as Lightscape Returns

Bring your whole family to visit Lightscape, the immersive holiday experience featuring more than one million lights. Guests will be enchanted by custom-designed installations that come alive with color, imagination and sound. Each light installation is expertly choreographed to holiday-themed music to create a magical atmosphere.

Garden Hosts Texas Plant Conservation Conference to Advance Protection of Threatened Native Plants

Researchers in the field holding seeds

Texas is home to more than 400 species of plants at risk of extinction, including 163 considered “critically imperiled” within the state, according to data from Texas Parks & Wildlife. The Garden is committed to protecting the rare plants of Texas. This sort of work requires the cooperation of scientists, state and federal agencies, land owners and members of the public. To coordinate their efforts and exchange information on research progress and best practices, the Garden is hosting the 2023 Texas Plant Conservation Conference Aug. 14 and 15.