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 […]

Come spend Easter in the garden!

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The Bunny is back, and he’s bringing fun, family-bonding opportunities with him. The Dallas Arboretum will be hosting activities throughout the garden in celebration of Easter, and Dallas Blooms will still be on full display. So grab your picnic basket and your best bonnet and join us—Easter weekend at the Arboretum is always an event to be remembered, […]

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 […]

5 reasons to visit the Dallas Arboretum for just $5

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Banish those winter blues now, because Monday, January 19, is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day! The kids will be out of school, and the cloudy January cold is expected to give way to mild temperatures and sunny skies. Why not honor MLK in style at the Dallas Arboretum for a special admission price of just $5? […]

The Dallas Arboretum’s holiday activity roundup

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With so many presents to buy, cookies to bake and out-of-town guests to entertain, you might need a break. And with so much going on at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden this holiday season, we thought we’d give you roundup of happenings so you can schedule that respite accordingly. Visit The 12 Days of […]