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

Families Find Healing in Nature at New Free Mental Wellness Day at the Garden

Family members place hands on ground holding dandelions

The previous three years have taken a toll on the mental health of all Americans, but children have been particularly hard hit. Symptoms of depression and anxiety doubled during the pandemic, with 25 percent of children experiencing depressive symptoms and 20 percent anxiety symptoms, according to a public health advisory issued by the U.S. Surgeon General. “Fort Worth loves its kids and wants them to grow up healthy and happy,” says Tracy Friday, Garden vice president of education and volunteers. “So we’re inviting families with children to Nurtured by Nature at the Garden.”

Girls Nature Workshop: Holiday for the Birds

Click here to register now! Together in partnership, the Fort Worth Garden Club (FWGC) and FWBG present the Girls Nature Workshops series! These hands-on programs connect girls and their families to the fascinating world of horticulture and floriculture. Each workshop highlights skills and activities designed to inspire the next generation of plant lovers and environmental […]

Homeschool Day: Florigami – November 20

Click here to register now! Homeschool Days are designed with the unique needs of homeschool students and their families in mind. Come grow with us as we explore environmental science topics through hands-on investigation and engaging activities for the whole family. These programs are sure to energize homeschool students in their quest to discover more […]

Homeschool Day: Florigami – November 13

Click here to register now! Homeschool Days are designed with the unique needs of homeschool students and their families in mind. Come grow with us as we explore environmental science topics through hands-on investigation and engaging activities for the whole family. These programs are sure to energize homeschool students in their quest to discover more […]

Homeschool Day: Plants on Our Plates – October 16

Registration for this program is now closed. We hope to see you next month! Homeschool Days are designed with the unique needs of homeschool students and their families in mind. Come grow with us as we explore environmental science topics through hands-on investigation and engaging activities for the whole family. These programs are sure to […]

Homeschool Day: Plants on Our Plates – October 9

This session is sold out – click here to join the waitlist, OR register now for Monday, October 16! Homeschool Days are designed with the unique needs of homeschool students and their families in mind. Come grow with us as we explore environmental science topics through hands-on investigation and engaging activities for the whole family. […]

Girls Nature Workshop: Painting with Seeds

Click here to register now! Together in partnership, the Fort Worth Garden Club (FWGC) and FWBG present the Girls Nature Workshops series! These hands-on programs connect girls and their families to the fascinating world of horticulture and floriculture. Each workshop highlights skills and activities designed to inspire the next generation of plant lovers and environmental […]

Girls Nature Workshop: Fiesta Flowers

Click here to register now! Together in partnership, the Fort Worth Garden Club (FWGC) and FWBG present the Girls Nature Workshops series! These hands-on programs connect girls and their families to the fascinating world of horticulture and floriculture. Each workshop highlights skills and activities designed to inspire the next generation of plant lovers and environmental […]

Strengthen Family Connections with Back-to-School Traditions

Mother and daughters on the way to school

The start of a new school year can be both stressful and thrilling. Certainly for families with school-age children, it’s a time of nervous preparation, of anxiety about the year ahead, of shopping and scheduling and strategizing. But mixed into that stress is excitement about new things to learn and new friends to meet. To foster excitement and reduce anxiety, Education Program Coordinator Joanne Howard encourages families to mark the start of the new school year by establishing family traditions.