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National Organizations Directory

As a service to the public, the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center collects information on native plant societies, conservation groups, governmental agencies, botanical gardens, arboreta, and other plant-related organizations throughout North America. Click here to add your organization to the directory. Affiliates are organizations that partner with the Wildflower Center to encourage the preservation and use of native plants in different regions of the country.

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Texas Discovery Gardens

Address: 3601 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.
P.O. Box 152537
Dallas, TX 75315

Region: Southwest

Phone: (214) 428-7476
Web: www.texasdiscoverygardens.org

Organization Structure: Private Non Profit
Organization Scope: State/Regional
Organization Type: Botanic Garden

Services this organization provides

  • Provide educational programming
  • Open to the public
  • Membership program
  • Native plant sales

Description: Texas Discovery Gardens is one of the oldest botanical institutions in Texas. Built in 1936 as the Hall of Horticulture for Texas' Centennial Exposition in Fair Park - Dallas, the 7.5-acre campus includes the first public conservatory in the Southwestern United States. The mission of Texas Discovery Gardens is to have a positive impact on the future of Texas by teaching people effective ways to restore, conserve and preserve nature in the urban environment through the use of native and adapted plants that illustrate the interrelationship of Butterflies, Bugs and Botany.

Last Update: 2007-08-29
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