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Fort Worth Botanic Garden – Spring Festival and Flowercade

14 Apr

This weekend, April 16 and 17, come out to the Fort Worth Botanic Garden for the Spring Festival in the Japanese Garden and the Flowercade exhibition.  Enjoy the spring weather in this gorgeous setting!

Spring Festival in the Japanese Garden, Saturday 10 am – 5 pm, Sunday 11 am – 5 pm

Enjoy the fresh brightness of the Spring color in the Japanese Garden while you and your family enjoy traditional Japanese dance, music, martial arts demonstrations, papermaking, and tea ceremonies. Admission: Adults $5.00, Children (4-12yrs.) $3.00, under 4 free.

Flowercade, Saturday 9 am – 5 pm, Sunday 12 pm – 5 pm

The Garden Club Council of Greater Fort Worth sponsors this dazzling display of flower arrangements and horticultural delights. Come and be a part of this unique annual Fort Worth event.

For more information, visit the Botanic Garden website at www.fwbg.org.

Rose Festival at Calloway’s

13 Apr

From www.calloways.com:

Take time to smell the roses and celebrate America’s most loved flower at the Calloway’s and Cornelius Rose Festival!

The first all-day Rose Festival will be held at select Calloway’s locations in Arlington, Hurst, Plano and Houston on April 16, 2011.  Stores open at 9 a.m., and the fun-filled, educational day will include the widest variety of rose selections that the company has ever ordered including our featured roses.  Gardeners will have the opportunity to shop more than 150 rose varieties in the following types: Antique, English, Climbing, Groundcover, Floribunda, Grandiflora, Hybrid Tea and Shrub.

Additionally, rose experts will be on hand to answer questions about America’s favorite flower.  Jim Berry and Randy Erskine from J. Berry Nursery, Lothar Behnke from Weeks Roses and Calloway’s own Mike Becker, who is a certified Rosarian, will share their rose knowledge at a special rose clinic at 1 p.m. held at all four locations.  The rose experts will be available in the rose area to answer questions until 3 p.m.

The Rose Festival will take place at the following locations:

South Arlington, 4940 S. Cooper Street

Hurst, 760 Grapevine Hwy.

North Plano, 2460 State Hwy. 121

Houston, 2233 S. Voss Rd.

Calloway’s Fall Harvest Festival – All Day, All Locations

29 Sep

Calloway's and Cornelius Fall Harvest

All Calloway’s Nursery locations are holding their annual Fall Harvest Festival on October 2nd, beginning at 9 am.

Highlights include:

  • Miniature Farmer’s Market
  • Picture Takin’ Place
  • Scarecrow Village
  • Pumpkin decorating – each child will receive a free pie pumpkin and decorative materials
  • Mad Science performances
  • Free Clinics for adults: Fall’s Colorful Flowers and Container Gardens
  • Children can plant flowers at the Potting Station

Plus, popcorn and balloons, free all day!  For locations and more information, click below:


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