Lunchtime Learning With Horticulture at the Dallas Arboretum

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Spending a day at the Dallas Arboretum is a day well spent—surrounded by beautiful blooms while enjoying a picnic on one of our green lawns. But there’s more to the Dallas Arboretum than meets the eye, including amazing adult education classes on everything from flower arranging to photography. We asked Kaylee Decker, who teaches some […]

Celebrate Earth Day in the Children’s Adventure Garden

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It’s time to celebrate Mother Earth! The Dallas Arboretum, in collaboration with the smart folks from the School of Natural Sciences & Mathematics at the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD), is hosting an assortment of activities in honor of Earth Day from 11AM to 2PM Saturday, April 18, at the Rory Meyer’s Children Adventure Garden. Visitors can […]

Springtime at the Children’s Adventure Garden

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With the dawn of spring comes the thirst for outdoor adventure! If you have kids, finding a place for them to unleash their pent-up energy that’s enjoyable for the entire family can be quite a conundrum. Let the Dallas Arboretum’s Children’s Adventure Garden come to your rescue! The Arboretum has beaucoup activities planned this season, so let […]

Say Hello to Dallas Blooms 2015!

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Spring is getting closer, folks, and that means thousands of blooms will soon awaken after a frosty slumber. The Dallas Arboretum celebrates this season every year with more than 500,000 spring-blooming bulbs on brilliant display at Dallas Blooms: Deep in the Hearts of Texans, February 28 through April 12. The Arboretum also has lots of […]

Behind the Scenes at Dallas Blooms: Deep in the Hearts of Texans

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Living in Texas has its benefits. While the northeast is blanketed in snow, Texas is sunny. While sub-zero wind chills envelop the Midwest, tulips, daffodils and azaleas are starting to show face in the Lone Star State. And blooming flowers mean Dallas Blooms, the largest floral festival in the Southwest, is around the corner. Starting February […]

Show us your love!

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We know you feel it. There are a few more smiling faces on your morning commute. Your barista made a heart in your foam. You’ve noticed a skip in your office manager’s step (along with a dozen roses displayed proudly on her desk). It’s love, the most beautiful four-letter word in the English language. Sigh. […]

Say “I Do” to a Wedding at the Arboretum

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Love is in the air, it being Valentine’s Day and all, and wedding season will soon be upon us. There are few places more enchanting to exchange “I dos” than among the natural beauty of The Dallas Arboretum, so we asked our team of wedding experts about how they help turn that special day into happily […]

Stop and Smell the Roses

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There’s nothing like having fresh flowers around the house and with Valentine’s Day right around the corner, there’s no better time to stop and smell the roses. Dallas Arboretum‘s Vice President of Gardens, Dave Forehand, shares his advice for preserving blooms received this February 14. Follow these quick and easy tips in order to increase the […]

Behind the Scenes With the Dallas Arboretum Horticulture Staff

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Ready to prep your garden for spring but don’t know a sharp shooter from a drain spade? We asked the expert horticulture staff at the Dallas Arboretum to share their knowledge on everything from where to purchase seedlings to what to wear while gardening. Take notes, and get ready for a fruitful spring! What are the three must-have gardening […]

Achieve your New Year’s goals with a 1-mile walk through the Dallas Arboretum

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For most of us, January’s arrival usually means making some attempts to live healthier or to save more money. If this sounds like you, then the Dallas Arboretum is where you need to be. With discounted prices for all of January —admission is $5 and parking is $8 when purchased online—and some incredibly beautiful walking […]