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Entrance to Japanese Garden decorated for the Japanese Festival

Fall Japanese Festival Celebrates Nature and Culture

The Fort Worth Botanic Garden | Botanical Research Institute of Texas (FWBG|BRIT) invites guests to celebrate the beauty of fall in the Japanese Garden while exploring the arts and culture of Japan during the November 13-14 Fall Japanese Festival. Tickets are available at: https://brit.org/falljapanesefestival/  

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Oldest Major Botanic Garden in Texas Launches Master Planning Effort

The Fort Worth Botanic Garden | Botanical Research Institute of Texas announced today the launch of a multi-stakeholder Master Planning Committee and the selection of Dallas-based landscape architecture firm Studio Outside to design a comprehensive master plan to inform the direction and priorities for the next 20 years of infrastructure and facility improvements across the 120-acre campus.

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Fall Plant Sale: Brighten Your Flower Beds

The annual Fall Plant Sale returns to the Fort Worth Botanic Garden | Botanical Research Institute of Texas (FWBG|BRIT) campus Oct. 9 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. with a member’s-only presale Oct. 7 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Stock up on fall plants while taking advantage of Garden professional consultations if needed.

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FWBG | BRIT Monthly Newsletter

November 2021 Newsletter

Get ready for the Fall Japanese Festival by exploring the concept of wabi-sabi with your family and practicing “shinrin-yoku”–“forest bathing.” You’ll also learn about new plant discoveries by our scientists and discover a potential new addition to your garden, the ancient and fascinating Gingko biloba tree.

October 2021 Newsletter

Explore fall in the Garden, celebrate color and culture with marigolds, and explore the power of place in art and life. Plus Celebramos! activities for families and new offerings from BRIT Press.

Newsletter Archive

Explore our newsletter archive for gardening advice, research notes, insights from adult education classes and fun activities you can enjoy with your family. 

In the News

Tree House

360 West Magazine
April, 2021

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WPTV.com
BY KXAS via NBC News Channel | March 28, 2021

New CEO for Fort Worth Botanic Garden, Botanical Research Institute of Texas

FWTX.com
BY SCOTT NISHIMURA FEBRUARY 23, 2021 12:19 PM

Controlled Wildland Burn At The BRIT Will ‘Educate, Change Cultural Mindsets’

CBS DFW
By CBSDFW.com StaffJanuary 13, 2021 at 1:08 pm

Beauty and Brains: Research Institute BRIT to Manage the Fort Worth Botanic Garden

Dallas Innovates
BY QUINCY PRESTON • MAY 19, 2020

Fort Worth Botanic Garden Exhibit Encourages Visitors to ‘Play Hooky'

NBC News 5 Fort Worth
By Noelle Walker • Published March 22, 2021 • Updated on March 22, 2021 at 5:48 pm

Documentary short film marks completion of Stickwork exhibition

Fort Worth Business Press
FWBP Staff March 20, 2021

After Canceling Last Year, Spring Japanese Festival Returns to Botanic Garden

FWTX.com
BY SAMANTHA CALIMBAHIN MARCH 8, 2021 12:22 PM

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Chris Smith, MBA

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