The FWGC organized in 1926, with the expressed purpose:

to cultivate a broader knowledge of gardening, horticulture and design
to advocate for the protection of the environment
to support the Fort Worth Botanic Garden


Events during this exciting weekend at the Botanic Garden Center include the Japanese Spring Festival April 13-14 from 10am to 5pm in the Japanese Garden, the Garden Club Council of Fort Worth’s 64th Annual Flower Show entitled “Food for Thought” on April 13 from 9am-6pm and April 14 from 9am-5pm, and the Iris Society Show on April 13-14 from 1-4pm.

Next door at BRIT, the Botanical Research Institute of Texas, the Fort Worth Garden Club will present its annual Horticulture Show, Creepers, Peepers, and Pollinators, with specimens and floral creations inspired by the birds, bees, and other pollinators which make our gardens bloom, this year also featuring an art quilt display by noted quilt artists, who will be present for discussions and demonstrations during the show hours, April 12 from 2-4pm and April 13 from 9am-12pm.  In conjunction with this show, the Garden Club will be offering a class on April 13 from 9am-12pm featuring nationally recognized quilter, gardener, and photographer Carol Morrissey in which students will create postcard sized works of fabric art featuring her beautiful Texas Wildflower designs.

In addition to the above, “Lanterns in the Garden” will be on view in the northern half of the Botanic Garden 1 March to 12 May 2019 from 6-10pm daily.