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Visit the Botanic Garden for inaugural Lunch in the Garden

Posted May 9, 2018

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Enjoy the colors of spring during the first Lunch in the Garden.

What better way to celebrate National Public Gardens Day on May 11 than with a springtime Lunch in the Garden from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. The free event is hosted by the Fort Worth Botanic Garden and the Botanical Research Institute of Texas.

“We want to encourage folks to take a mid-day break, get out of their offices or homes and experience one of Fort Worth’s most beautiful attractions during the loveliest time of the year,” said Bob Byers, Botanic Garden director. “With many of the gardens in full bloom, it’s a visually stunning time to enjoy the garden.”

The event commemorates National Public Gardens Day, drawing attention to the nation’s public gardens, which include botanical gardens, arboreta, conservatories, educational gardens and historical landscapes. The Fort Worth Botanic Garden offers 110 acres that include the historic Rose Garden, Fuller Garden, Japanese Garden and more.

Attendees are invited to bring their own lunch and blankets or lawn chairs, though some outdoor seating will be provided, and several food trucks will offer food for sale. Acoustic guitarist Victor Andrada will provide musical accompaniment, and Botanic Garden senior horticulturist Steve Huddleston will offer a free, guided walking tour from 12:30-1 p.m.

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