Five Holiday Ideas for Southwest Arkansas!

Looking for a few holiday ideas this month? Below are a few suggestions to keep you in the holiday spirit throughout December. 1. See the lights at Garvan If you enjoy lights, a destination to include in your holiday plans

Mount Vernon Presentation at Garvan Woodland Gardens

This Friday (November 7), Garvan Woodland Gardens in Hot Springs is hosting a talk and presentation by Dean Norton, the director of horticulture at George Washington’s Mount Vernon home in Virginia. The talk, which starts at 9:30 a.m., will give

Mystic Creatures at Garvan Woodland Gardens

This summer Garvan Woodland Gardens in Hot Springs will be the scene of “Mystic Creatures”,  an imaginative display and the first exhibit of its kind in Arkansas. The exhibit, which will be open to the public from June 1-August 31,

National Public Gardens Day is May 9

Garvan Woodland Gardens in Hot Springs will be offering free admission for National Public Gardens Day May 9. The event takes place each year on the Friday before Mother’s Day, aka an unofficial start of spring. Visitors must present  this

Daffodils at Peak Bloom at Garvan Woodland Gardens

If you are hoping to check out the daffodils at Garvan Woodland Gardens in Hot Springs, good news.  According to Sherre Freeman at Garvan, it is peak bloom time now for them.  Due to cold temperatures in the Gardens from

Impressive Holiday Lights at Garvan Woodland Gardens

I had a chance to check out Holiday Lights at Garvan Woodland Gardens in Hot Springs last night and it is quite an impressive festive set up they are showcasing. Here are a few scenes from the night. The exhibit

Holiday Lights at Garvan Woodland Gardens

This year, Holiday Lights at Garvan Woodland Gardens in Hot Springs is showcasing the greatest number of lights the exhibit has seen to date: over 4 million. Last year, around 2 million lights were featured. The event, which is open

Garden of the Pine Wind at Garvan Woodland Gardens Receives National Recognition

Garvan Woodland Gardens in Hot Springs are located on the shores of Lake Hamilton and are part of the department of the University of Arkansas’ Fay Jones School of Architecture. Garvan is the only botanical garden in the nation that

Splash of Glass Art Exhibit at Garvan Woodland Gardens

  I had a chance to check out the Splash of Glass exhibit yesterday at Garvan Woodland Gardens in Hot Springs. If you haven’t heard of the exhibit yet, around 225 pieces of multi-colored glass creations by Arkansas artist and

Splash of Glass at Garvan Woodland Gardens

Arkansas is stomping grounds for a wide range of interesting local artists. Among them: glassblower James Hayes, who owns and operates the James Hayes Art Glass Company in his hometown of Pine Bluff. The technique of glassblowing has been around