Cultural District YRE
Fort Worth, TX

We did the 5K route that is entirely inside the Botanic Garden which was built by the WPA. There is no admission charge to the Botanic Garden. It is open 9-5 daily

Floral clock in front of the garden entrance.

The entrance to the Botanic Garden has a fountain.

Bronze frogs perform "Spring Ballet".

Purple Coneflower.

Carol posed for me with the Althaea Blossoms.

I think this is call viburnum.

Cement turtle hiding along the nature trail.

Squirrel carved into limestone.

This sculpture is named "Bench" but you certainly can't sit here.

Entrance to the boardwalk which we will walk on later.

Post finial is decorated with birds.

I believe these shade plants are called Caladium's..

Entrance to the Japanese Garden. $7 admission fee.

Spring fed creek at the Japanese Garden gift shop.

Koi in water at the Japanese Garden gift shop.

Cactus Garden

POW/MIA Memorial

Charlie Company Vietnam Memorial

Gazebo in the Trial Garden

Metal bluebonnet next to the Gazebo.

Four Seasons Garden memorial plaque.

First of four cherubs in the Four Seasons Garden.

Second Cherub


Third Cherub

Black day lily.

Fourth Cherub

Another statue in the garden.

Toolshed in the Backyard Vegetable Garden.

Pavilion at the rose garden.

View from the pavilion terrace.

Marker for the Tarrant County Federal Relief

I believe this is a Weeping Cypress.

Looking up at the pavilion from the lake.
They are setting up white chairs for a wedding.

Republic of Texas Rose Garden pathway.

Sundial in the Oval Rose Garden.

Saw this too late to look for them.

Creek flowing downhill along the walkway.

Ed tried out the butterfly seat.

Small waterfall and some bronze herons.

"Birth of Love" by Michael Pavlovsky.

This elevated walkway has educational stations for children along the way.

"Spirit of Woman" depicts a pioneer woman calling her family in from the fields by waving a dish cloth

"Solar Disc" by Charles Williams.

Round Pavilion

Pretty flower bed has Red Penta's, Periwinkles and others.