Upcoming Events

Monday, November 12

Poinsettias

A behind the scenes look at this holiday favorite.

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Join Trip Smith in the Fort Worth Botanic Garden Conservation Greenhouse as he shares the history of poinsettias including their introduction into commercial production and how they have become the default Christmas flower. He will take you through a typical production cycle using the crop that is currently in production for the Garden as his visual aid. He will look at culture in the greenhouse and also in the home or hobby greenhouse. He will also discuss best practices to maintain them through the Holiday season and into the New Year!

Instructor Trip Smith is a graduate of Texas A&M University with a Bachelor's and Master's Degrees in Horticulture. He has extensive experience in a number or Horticultural areas including wholesale floral production of Chrysanthemums and Poinsettias and leads the Poinsettia program at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden.

Please note: This class will be held at the FWBG.

$20 members/$25 non-members

Monday, November 19

Braiding Sweet Grass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge and the Teachings of Plants

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If you love to read and you're passionate about botany, natural history, sustainability, and other similar topics, then join us the third Monday of each month for the BRIT Reads Book Club. This informal group meets from noon - 1 pm in the BRIT Library. Bring your lunch and bring a friend and come tell us what you thought about our book of the month. No time to read but still want to hear what people have to say about a particular book? No problem! We'd love to have you!