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

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Past Classes and Workshops

September 2021
Registration for this class is closed.  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.  […]
September 28, 2021

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10:00 am - 11:00 am
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 […]
August 19, 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 […]
July 22, 2021

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5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Online
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 – […]
July 10, 2021

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9:00 am - 11:00 am
FWBG
June 2021
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.
June 26, 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!
June 26, 2021

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1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online
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Erin Starr White
Director of Community Education 

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