Horticulture & Gardening

Gardening is enjoyable, productive, and relaxing, while horticulture (the applied science of growing plants) is full of cool information! Expand your knowledge of the plant world through a variety of classes and workshops – prune roses with an expert, keep that orchid from the supermarket alive season after season, or learn about bonsai and grow your own!

Upcoming Classes and Workshops

September 2021
Bulbs provide surprises of color in the landscape throughout the year.  They are something you plant once and let return year after year, although you may have to divide them every now and then. If you plan it right, you can have bulbs blooming in your landscape from February-October.  This class will expose you to […]
September 28, 2021
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Past Classes and Workshops

August 2021
The harsh and unpredictable Texas climate is one of the greatest adversaries to a lush and vibrant landscape. And your greatest defense is to arm your landscape with plants that can withstand the barrage of heat and drought that the growing season is sure to bombard us with. So we’re teaming up with the Fort […]
September 17, 2021

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10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online
July 2021
We’re teaming up with the Fort Worth Water Department to offer this free virtual workshop on bioswales, garden features that use plants to naturally filter and direct rainwater. Learn about BRIT’s bioswales as well as other types of garden features used to control stormwater runoff. The class will feature the basics of how each garden […]
September 17, 2021
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This class is sold out. Eager to infuse your home landscape with hearty and water-wise natives? Then this is the class for you! Join native plant expert Anna Hurst  to discover why native plants are important and the role they play. Learn about the “what, why, and when” of successful gardening with native plants – […]
September 17, 2021

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09:00 am - 11:00 am
FWBG
June 2021
Have you always wanted to know about bonsai and how to nurture your very own tree? Join us for this hands-on class in the Japanese Garden, lead by the experts of the Fort Worth Bonsai Society. This class will teach you about bonsai and how to train and maintain them.
September 17, 2021

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08:00 am - 10:00 am
FWBG
Do you have beloved plants that have grown a bit too tall? It may be time to learn new propagation techniques, such as grafting and air layering! Join the Master Gardener Advanced Plant Propagators in this virtual, hands-on class. You will learn to propagate rubber trees, dracaena, and Japanese maples.
September 17, 2021

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10:00 am - 12:00 pm
FWBG
Phalaenopsis are the most popular orchid because the beautiful flowers last for months. Unfortunately, many of these orchids are thrown away after all the flowers drop. Orchids are perennials - they will grow and flower every year for many years!
September 17, 2021
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Point of Contact

Erin Starr White
Director of Community Education 

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