Horticulture and Gardening

Horticulture and Gardening

Come discover how your garden grows.

As community leaders in plant based knowledge and education, BRIT and the Fort Worth Botanic Garden are pleased to partner with experts in the fields of horticulture and gardening to provide the public with opportunities to expand their knowledge of the plant world through a variety of classes and workshops. 

These half and full day classes and workshops will take place on the BRIT campus, at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden, and in the field. Please check the individual event announcements for further details.

 

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Laura Northern Venhaus

Director of the Libraries and Research Public Engagement

As community leaders in plant based knowledge and education, BRIT and the Fort Worth Botanic Garden are pleased to partner with experts in the fields of horticulture and gardening to provide the public with opportunities to expand their knowledge of the plant world through a variety of classes and workshops. 

These half and full day classes and workshops will take place on the BRIT campus, at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden, and in the field. Please check the individual event announcements for further details.

 

Upcoming Events

Urban Gardening

Making Small Spaces Productive

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Ready to install your sustainable home garden, but don’t know where to start? This course is for you. In this course we will cover the basics of gardening systems in a small space from patios to residential yards. We will be discussing everything from container gardening to composting to water harvesting.

Instructor: Jason Ramsey of Perma-Scape Landscape Design and Management, a consultancy firm dedicated to regenerative agriculture practices and the Permaculture philosophy. Jason received his Permaculture certification in February of 2014 through Permaculture Denton. Jason has been a practitioner of Permaculture since 2008.

This class will be held in the BRIT Commons.

$20 members/$25 non-members

Water Harvesting for the Home Gardener

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Given the current trends of drought and population growth, the Dallas-Fort Worth area will likely see new and/or further water use restrictions in the near future. Join us for this two hour, hands-on class and learn how to make the most of our unpredictable rainfall by designing, building, and using your own water harvesting system in your yard and garden. This class pairs perfectly with our “Urban Gardening: Making Small Spaces Productive” class.

Instructor Jason Ramsey of Perma-Scape Landscape Design and Management, a consultancy firm dedicated to regenerative agriculture practices and the Permaculture philosophy. Jason received his Permaculture certification in February of 2014 through Permaculture Denton. Jason has been a practitioner of Permaculture since 2008.

This class will be held in the Commons at BRIT.

$20 members/$25 non-members.

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