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

Girls Paint with Seeds and Befriend Birds at Upcoming Girls’ Nature Workshops

Small bird perched on a branch in winter

Girls are strong, curious, passionate people who are always growing and learning. The Girls’ Nature Workshop series gives them a strong, sturdy base from which they can grow their love of nature. This fall, girls ages seven to 12 have two opportunities to branch out in new directions at our Girls’ Nature Workshops.

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.”

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.