There’s something for everyone at Texas Discovery Gardens. Passionate about beautiful butterflies? We have them. Curious about beneficial bugs and snakes? We’re crawling with them. Interested in native plants and eco-friendly gardening? We’ve got organic covered.

Support Texas Discovery Gardens on North Texas Giving Day!

September 14 is North Texas Giving Day!

Your generosity helps us to showcase tropical butterflies for our Butterfly House, feeds the native Texas snakes in our exhibit, allows us to purchase supplies for our Earthkeepers classes, and much more! Help us continue our growth as we strive to teach children and adults ways to sustain the natural world.

Donate HERE on September 14!

POLLINATOR Plant Sale at Texas Discovery Gardens


What can you find at our Plant Sales? 

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Gregg's Blue Mistflower

This Texas native is a pollinator magnet! It's a perfect "beginner" plant, and a favorite of seasoned butterfly gardeners because of it's low water needs.  

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This plant is essential to the Monarch butterfly life cycle. It's the only plant the caterpillars will eat. You can help support the Monarch migration by planting native Milkweed. 

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Mexican bush sage

This strikingly beautiful, low maintenance plant is perfect for Texas summers! Pollinators flock to this purple plant. Plus, who doesn't love fuzzy flowers?


Want to see what else we have to offer?

We will have our Fall list up soon. In the meantime, here's our Spring 2017 list:

Spring 2017 Plant Sale List

(by plant category then botanic name)

Ongoing Events

Butterfly release

Everyday at noon we release newly emerged butterflies into our tropical Butterfly House. Our entomology team shares butterfly knowledge and answers your questions! 

Critter Meet and Greet

Starting in September you'll get to meet interesting arthropods every day! This new short program is designed to be an afternoon addition to our ongoing programs.


First Saturday of every month at 11 am. Join entomologist John Watts for a guided tour of the Butterfly House. Included with admission. 


Second Saturdays from March through September at 11 am. Get out in the garden on this family friendly guided walk! Included with admission.

Stories and More!

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


Beat the Monday Blues and enjoy a craft in our lobby every Monday from 10 am - noon. Free with admission.