Dallas Blooms is a gardener’s delight. The Dallas Arboretum festival is especially welcome after a particularly dreary, cold winter here in Dallas. Over 500,000 spring-blooming blossoms pepper the 66-acre botanical garden. You’ll see over one hundred varieties of tulips, daffodils, hyacinths, pansies, violas, poppies, and thousands of other spring-blooming annuals and perennials.
What I love so much about Dallas Arboretum is that it’s never the same visit twice. That’s the great thing about gardens! They’re always growing and changing. Visit the Arboretum now and enjoy the tulips and other bulbs. Go in April for 3,000 azaleas (one of my mom’s favorite flowers!). Go again later this spring to marvel at 150 blooming cherry trees.
Pack a picnic or purchase European-themed food at Dallas Arboretum’s Terrace Cafe. According to the lovely folks at Dallas Arboretum, the best places to picnic around the property are the Jonsson Color Garden, A Tasteful Place, the Martin Rutchik Concert Stage & Lawn, and Lay Family Garden.
Special this year is the International Crossroads Village, located where the beloved Pumpkin Village sits in the fall, that features a world map made out of flowers. Instagram-worthy flower-lined structures house information about flowers in various parts of the world. Dallas Blooms features special weekends that highlight different regions including the Mediterranean, Europe, Asia, and the Americas, with food, entertainment and cultural offerings themed accordingly.
Tour one of the houses:
The Dallas Arboretum has a ton of adorable events coming up this spring so be sure to check out the website for more information! I am emceeing the Cool Thursdays concert on April 19, 2018 and I would love to see my wonderful readers there! Get tickets here and don’t be shy about coming to my picnic blanket to say hello.