All photos are from the Arboretum's advertising.
There are tons of activities for all ages. Tiny Tot Tuesdays with games, face painting, etc. Concerts for adults and this time of year in Texas it is enjoyable to be outside in the evenings.
Can you guess how many different types of pumpkins, gourds and squash are used in the nationally acclaimed Pumpkin Village? 30 different types of pumpkins, 15 different types of squash and 8 different types of gourds make up the display of
Can you imagine how many Pumpkin pies, cakes, breads, etc., that could be made from all these?
A part of "Pumpkin Village" ~ can you see the horses? :)
VP of Gardens, Dave Forehand, highlights a few of his favorites including the beautiful monarch butterflies, making a stop in the garden, Cassia ‘Popcorn’, Croton ‘Sloppy Painter’, and more!
In the Garden: Dave Forehand, VP of the Gardens created a big welcome to the TX/OU fans for the annual football game/rivalry. You would be seeing orange and red... pumpkins that is, all 65,000! Whether you were going to the game or just in town, this is one of "America’s Best Pumpkin Festivals," recently noted by Fodor's Travel.
Just as an fyi ~ my brother got married in the Botanical Garden many years ago. It was in the spring and absolutely gorgeous!