Cameron Barlow

Garden Program Specialist

Event Date

August 3 - 31, 2019
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM


GROWing Together

Point of Contact

Rachel Lincoln

Education Operations Specialist

Come join GROW Girl for a fun, hands-on family hike every Saturday! Each family receives a botanist backpack to use during their hike filled with scientific tools. Work together to complete activities while GROW Girl guides you through the Backyard Veggie Garden and Compost Outpost at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden this month! This program lasts for 1 hour and each hike is about a ½ mile long. There will be tons to discover so come and GROW with us! 

IMPORTANT UPDATE: Please enter through the Garden Center (Welcome Center) to check-in. There will be a free tram service to transport you and your family to this program! We recommend arriving 15-20 minutes early to account for tram transportation time.

*No programs in July, December, January, & February.*

Location: Backyard Veggie Garden

Tram Drop-off: Circle drive by the Backyard Veggie Garden

Parking: Botanic Garden Welcome Center (free)

Pricing: Free to the public! (Includes garden admission)

About GROWing Together


With both the Fort Worth Botanic Gardens and the Botanical Research Institute of Texas as educational resources, GROW offers hands-on, nature-based educational programming to local families. For this season, Seedlings and Little Sprouts are back in the Garden, and don’t forget about Bella’s Book & Nature Club and Bella’s Saturday Story Time at BRIT. We are also offering Family Exploration Saturdays! Come and GROW with us!

Click here to see our full Fall & Winter family program guide!

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