Gardening and Design

Gardening and Design programs at the Arboretum help expand your gardening knowledge and give you the information to create an incredible landscape from season to season.

Experts from around the country will inspire you to design using the best plants and practices for North Texas gardens. For more general information about adult classes, visit the Adult Programs main page. Please contact with additional questions.

Lunch & Learn Series – Garden of Eatin’ Click for More

Lunch & Learn Series – Garden of Eatin’

June 8

11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.

$25 ($20 for Members)

Dallas County Master Gardeners

Bring your lunch on Wednesdays in May and June as our local Master Gardeners share their passion for gardening. Some programs will include tours of the garden, so please dress accordingly.

June 8 - Herbs made simple, Paula Spletter 

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Solutions for Shade Click for More

Solutions for Shade

June 4

9 - 11 a.m.

$33 ($30 for Members)

Bram Franklin, Design & Build Expert with Complete Landsculpture

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Learn how to incorporate texture, contrast and color in your shade garden. Bram will discuss selecting the best plants, design suggestions and maintenance tips for your shade garden. 

Hardy Tropicals for North Texas Click for More

Hardy Tropicals for North Texas

June 4, 12-2pm

$33 ($30 for Members)

Diana Harris, Dallas County Master Gardener

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Give your landscape a touch of the tropics! Learn how to create an exotic look in your garden, how to select the right hardy plants, and which ones are well adapted to our climate.