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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.

2014 Adult Education Classes are sponsored by HD Metal Prints

Experts from around the country will inspire you to design using the best plants and practices for North Texas gardens. Registration for fall 2014 classes is now open. For more general information about adult classes, visit the Adult Programs main page. Please contact education@dallasarboretum.org with additional questions.

Halloween’s Magical Herbs Click for More

October 25 | 9-11 a.m.

$30 ($27 for Members)

Instructor: Mary Nell Jackson, The Herb Society of America

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Long ago, many common herbs were called upon to aid in the transition from one season to another. Join Mary Nell Jackson as she shares the love, lore and the history of some of the herbs of Halloween. Also, go home with your own little bag of tricks. 


Creative Winter Containers Click for More

December 13 | 9-11 a.m.

$35 ($32 for Members)

Instructor: Jennifer Wang, Arboretum Horticulture Manager

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Jennifer will show you how to turn ho-hum winter containers into showstopping works of art. Using various natural materials, she will share the secrets to embellishing your containers and creating unique winter displays that will wow your neighbors. Through demonstration and a walking tour, Jennifer will show you how to create beautiful seasonal containers. 


Sustainable Rose Gardening Click for More

October 4 | 9-11 a.m., Rescheduled 

April 11, 2015 | 9-11 a.m. New Session!

$30 ($27 for Members)

Instructor: Al Oson, Arboretum Trial Garden Volunteer

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Al Olson will show you how to easily add roses throughout the garden as well as the varieties that stand up to Texas growing conditions. Learn how to prepare your soil, maintenance and pruning techniques, good watering practices and which roses you can easily grow from cuttings. 


Dallas Arboretum
and Botanical Garden


Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day
Administrative Office Open Monday Through Friday, 8:30am - 5pm