Fresh fruit, vegetables herbs and flowers -- what could be a better combination?

The Dallas Arboretum's edible garden will open October 3, complete with a kitchen, picnic lawn, patios and walking trails. The kitchen will hold tastings, cooking classes, demonstrations and educational programs for both adults and children.

Photo: Dallas Arboretum
Photo: Dallas Arboretum

"Many people are confused about how to plant and harvest fruit trees and vegetables, so our chefs will take you into the garden, pick the edibles correctly, show how to clean and prepare them for your meal," says the Arboretum's website.

Photo: Dallas Arboretum

The Arboretum has partnered with Garden Home lifestyle celebrity P. Allen Smith to design events and programs for "A Tasteful Place."

The garden will officially open October 3 with a ribbon cutting ceremony.

Adult general admission to the garden is $15, children $10 and seniors $12.

To learn more, visit The Dallas Arboretum's website.