Garden Apprentices from Catholic Charities of Dallas vocational horticulture program

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Arboretum staff teaches Garden Apprentices about plant propagation techniques.

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A guest lecturer from the North Texas irrigation industry teaches Garden Apprentices about the basics of irrigation system installation.

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Garden Apprentices show off their newly propagated snake plants.

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Garden Apprentices take a break from dividing canna in the Arboretum gardens.

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Dallas Arboretum horticulture staff hosts a plant identification walk for Garden Apprentices on the Arboretum grounds.

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The first graduating class of the Catholic Charities of Dallas vocational training program in landscape horticulture shows off their certificates following a graduation ceremony.

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A participant at a special event focuses on creating his own flower pounded artcard.

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Arboretum Therapeutic Horticulture staff brings adaptive gardening tools for participants to use in outdoor gardening activities.

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Residents at Arden Courts of Richardson prepare a raised bed for planting.

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An Arboretum volunteer assistant processes the planting with two participants.

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Residents at Arden Courts of Richardson diligently plant herbs and flowering annuals.

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One Therapeutic Horticulture participant wields her gardening tools on planting day.

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A participant waters in new transplants and reflects on his hard work.

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An Arden Courts resident and Arboretum volunteer assistant work together to plant new flowers in the wildlife habitat garden.

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During a sensory garden tour at a special event, Arboretum Therapeutic Horticulture staff looks at elephant ears with a young person.

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A program participant quietly prepares her Zen garden during an activity held at the Dallas Museum of Art.

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An Arboretum volunteer assistant engages a participant with the sensory experience of a fernleaf lavender plant.

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