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To teach effective ways to restore, conserve and preserve nature in the urban environment, with a focus on gardening organically and sustainably.
Texas Discovery Gardens' 7.5 acres offer a wonderful diversity of garden styles and botanical collections. The Gardens feature native plants and plant species from other regions of the world that are adapted to the challenging climate and soils of North Texas. Plants are also selected for their benefits in providing habitat for native wildlife, including butterflies, bugs, and birds. Ten themed areas include a butterfly habitat, native wildlife pond, scent garden, shade garden and heirloom garden.
We have the first public garden in the state of Texas to be certified 100% organic by the Texas Organic Research Center. The gardens are maintained using sustainable methods that conserve water and help to protect the environment.
At family events offered throughout the year, children and parents can share the experience of being amazed and inspired by nature's intricate web of life. Gardening workshops and guided tours provide expert advice on using native and adapted plants to create backyard habitats for butterflies, birds and other native wildlife. Our gardens are open 7 days a week from 10AM-5PM to the public. A schedule of events can be found online at www.texasdiscoverygardens.org.
At Texas Discovery Gardens, discover a wealth of information on ways to restore, conserve and preserve natural environments in urban areas.
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- Fran Thompson
- (214) 428-7476 x240
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