The Dallas Arboretum Opens a Giant New Greenhouse So They Can Grow Their Own Plants

The seemingly infinite flowers of the Dallas Arboretum are blooming in a new nursery. A new technologically-advanced, 17,000-square-foot greenhouse will nurture new plants before they grace the arboretum's walkways and gardens. The new facility, set in an industrial district on the Mesquite-Dallas border, recently opened and already is full of plants inside the greenhouse and on the surrounding acres of land in what's called the Tom and Phyllis McCasland Horticulture Center. It will provide 60 percent of the colorful plants used at the arboretum. "This is going to be game changing," says Jenny Wegley, vice president of horticulture at the arboretum.   Continue reading...

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