The RGC has taken several day trips to local North Texas public gardens. Here are some of our favorites.
Chandor Gardens in Weatherford captures both the ornate design of ancient Chinese architecture and the elegance of a formal English garden. The 3.5-acre estate has a 30-foot manmade waterfall and various soothing fountains. The gardens have something new and exciting to offer at every turn.
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The Dallas Arboretum is located at 8525 Garland Road in Dallas, Texas next to White Rock Lake in East Dallas. The gardens cover over 60 acres covering a wide variety of plants. The cost of admission varies and so does the cost of parking. Your best bet is to be a member or buy your tickets online.
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The goal of Heard Natural Science Museum and Wildlife Sanctuary, located in McKinney, TX connects visitors with nature, so each person can develop an appreciation for the environment. Since 1967, the Heard has provided a variety of events and programs in their 289-acre nature preserve and museum.
Located in the middle of the North Texas Municipal Water District’s East Fork Water Reuse Project, the John Bunker Sands Wetland Center in Combine, TX is the result of a unique private-public partnership between The Rosewood Corporation and the Water District.
Texas Discovery Gardens is located on the grounds of Fair Park, the 7.5-acre organic garden is full of native and adapted plants. The two-story Rosine Smith Sammons Butterfly House and Insectarium is tropical rainforest, complete with hundreds of free-flying butterflies.
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