Spring Gardening Guide

How to Turn Your Black Thumbs Green

Patiovore owner Jess Haskins used to kill plants; now she teaches Houstonians the secrets of successful urban gardening.

02/08/2015 By Katharine Shilcutt

Spring Gardening Guide

Insects and the Garden: a Complicated Relationship

There are good bugs, and there are bad bugs. Here’s the wisdom to know the difference.

02/08/2015 By Chris Abshire

Spring Gardening Guide

Slideshow: The Cream of the Crop

Picks (or gift ideas!) for the well-attired gardener and garden

02/08/2015 By Sarah Rufca Nielsen

Spring Gardening Guide

How to Grow Your Garden Without Breaking the Bank

A luxurious garden need not cost a fortune.

02/08/2015 By Catherine Matusow

Spring Gardening Guide

Houston’s 10 Best Nurseries

Whether you’re in the market for native plants or exotic specimens, these nurseries cover your every gardening need.

02/08/2015 By Chris Abshire


The Cream of the Crop

Picks (or gift ideas!) for the well-attired gardener and garden


Living Off the Land

Forest to Table: Harvesting Houston's Wild Edibles

Mark Vorderbruggen, a.k.a. Merriwether the Adventurer, wants you to eat your dandelion greens—and more.

02/05/2015 By Nicholas L. Hall

Ice House Interview

Turns Out, You Can Grow Tulips In Houston

An interview with Garden Club of Houston’s Dodie Jackson

11/03/2014 By Catherine Matusow

landscape design

After 100 Years, a Garden Fit for Hermann Park

The completely redesigned 15-acre formal gardens have their public grand opening Saturday morning.

10/17/2014 By Michael Hardy

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Planted Houston Has Big Plans for Urban Farming

Making local produce even more accessible.

08/27/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt


Advanced Veggies

Buchanan's will offer a free class in advanced vegetable gardening this Saturday morning.

01/22/2014 By Robb Walsh



Everything’s coming up prickly.

04/25/2013 By Vernon Caldera