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Left to right: Peter, Amy, Jan, Fred, Libby, Brian

Left to right: Peter, Amy, Jan, Fred, Libby, Brian

Texas Discovery Gardens is proud to announce the Hegi Family Fred and Jan, Brian and Libby, Peter and Amy as the recipients of the 2019 Flora Award. They will be honored at the Flora Gala on October 24! The Flora Award, one of Dallas’ most prestigious honors, has been presented in support of Texas Discovery Gardens since 1982. It serves to recognize outstanding citizens who have demonstrated a commitment to community service, education and the advancement of the environment and quality of life.


Upcoming Events

Texas Discovery Gardens Butterfly House and Dallas Garden

Daily Events

· Toddler Talk, 11AM
Butterfly Release, 12 PM
· Critter Encounter, 2PM


Summer Camps

Through August
Discover all summer long!

Volunteer Orientation at Texas Discovery Gardens

New Volunteer Orientation

Learn about our volunteer opportunities! No prior experience required.

Succulents at Texas Discovery Gardens

Seductive Succulents

Saturday, June 22
Learn how to successfully grow and propagate these intriguing plants. Take home your own ‘Propagating Mandela’.

Unusual Herbs Class at Texas Discovery Gardens

Unusual Herbs

Saturday, June 29
Learn how to organically cultivate less common herbs that do well in North Texas and get some recipes!

Stories and More at Texas Discovery Gardens in Dallas, Texas - Storytime with the butterflies

Stories and More

July 5 & 6
Join our butterflies for story time! We make crafts, read a book, meet special friends and enjoy themed snacks.

Fascinating World of Butterflies at Texas Discovery Gardens in Fair Park

Fascinating World of Butterflies

Saturday, July 13
Take a close look at the butterfly world and take a behind-the-scenes of a butterfly farm!

Native Plant Symposium

Did you know Texas has TEN different eco regions?

Depending on where you are in Texas, the term native could mean very different plants! Join us at Texas Discovery Gardens on July 27th, as we bring together native experts from across the state and nation for a series of lectures including Doug Tallamy, author of Bringing Nature Home.


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  • Free admission to the Gardens and Rosine Smith Sammons Butterfly House & Insectarium

  • Discount for Workshops

  • 10% Discount in Gift Shop

  • 10% Discount and early shopping for Butterfly Plant Sale

  • Invitation to exclusive Members’ events

  • Free or reduced admission to 300+ gardens!* (see details)

  • One day of free admission to the State Fair of Texas for up to six people (valid weekdays except for Columbus Day).

Dual Membership $50

  • Basic member benefits for two adults

Family Membership $75   

  • Basic member benefits for two adults and all children/grandchildren under 18

  • 15% Discount on birthday parties and camps

Family + Membership $150   

Receive all Family Membership benefits plus:  

  • Basic member benefits for four adults and all children/grandchildren under 18

  • Six one-time guest admissions into Butterfly House

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