The Japanese garden at the Ft. Worth Botanic garden are so beautiful. Choosing a location for an engagement session in Dallas and Ft. Worth can be an overwhelming task. The botanic gardens are always a great choice. If you’re looking for an outdoor wedding location in Ft. Worth, be sure to get in touch with them also.
Here is some good information about the gardens from Wikipedia.
The Fort Worth Botanic Garden (109 acres) is a botanical garden located at 3220 Botanic Garden Boulevard, Fort Worth, Texas. It is open daily; an admission fee is charged for the Conservatory and Japanese Garden. The other gardens are free admission.
The garden was established in 1934, and describes itself as the oldest botanic garden in Texas, with 2,501 species of native and exotic plants in its 21 specialty gardens. In addition to wooded areas, major garden features include:
- Fragrance Garden – small garden with fragrant plants and fountain.
- Fuller Garden – pathways and lawn; site for weddings and garden parties.
- Japanese Garden (7 acres; established 1970) – the Fort Worth Japanese Garden, with three koi ponds, waterfall, bridges,teahouse, pagoda, pavilions, meditation garden.
- Oval Rose Garden – hundreds of roses; renovated 2002.
- Perennial Garden – perennials with culinary herb collection, as well as ponds and small waterfall.
- Trial Garden – evaluation site for hundreds of species of perennials.
- Water Conservation Garden – demonstration xeriscape garden.
- Water Wise Entrance – entry garden with agave, Texas sage, salvia greggii, Mexican Bush sage, red yucca and Esparanza.
The garden also contains a Begonia Species Bank, established and operated to prevent the loss of begonia species.
These are some favorite engagement session photos from Fred and Hanna’s time with me at the Ft. Worth Botanic Gardens. I hope you enjoy them. If you’re recently engaged and are planing your wedding, I’d love to hear from you. Be sure to get in touch with me about your wedding photography.