Frost Bites

Time To Protect Your Plants From the Arctic Blast

Here's how to help your yard survive our upcoming weather woes

02/03/2022 By Gwendolyn Knapp and Geneva Diaz

GET INSPIRED

Get Your Home and Gardening Questions Ready For Annual Show at NRG

The yearly event gives access to experts who can give you advice on remodeling your abode, or building a better garden.

01/19/2022 By Geneva Diaz

Plantfluencer

This Social Media 'Plantfluencer' Offers More Than Just Gardening Tips

The Spring-based social media plantfluencer offers more than just gardening tips.

09/15/2021 By Emma Schkloven

Get outside in the sunshine

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, June 11–13

Save your dying flower beds, dance your tail off, then fly away. 

06/11/2021 By Brittany Cristiano

Spruce Up

5 Tips for Perfecting Your Spring Greening Game at Home

Jemine and Matthew Oakes, founders of The Flora Culture, talk all things indoor plants.

03/23/2021 By Laura Furr Mericas

Bayou’s 11

The Art Heist That Wasn’t 

Earlier this week, burglars broke into Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens. You won’t believe what happened next. 

03/19/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Sponsored Content

New Living Museum Grows Where You Might Not Expect

Houston Botanic Garden transforms a former Hobby-area golf course into a world-class oasis.

09/03/2020

Patio Power

5 Ways to Vastly Improve Your Outdoor Space

Make your backyard the talk of the neighborhood.

06/09/2020 By Timothy Malcolm

What to know before you grow

What Should Beginning Gardeners Plant in Their Yards?

The secret to getting that “Secret Garden” look.

05/20/2020 By Catherine Wendlandt

Get Out

12 Activities to Do Outside While Still Social Distancing

There is so much you can do in the great outdoors.

05/01/2020 By Houstonia Staff

Stave off boredom

5 Hobbies To Fill Your Time During the Stay-Home Order

Our days continue to inch along in these uncertain times, but maybe you can learn a thing or two.

04/06/2020 By Ngozi Iloka

Flower power

Can Nature Help Make Chemo Easier to Endure?

A new garden lifts the spirits of cancer patients at Houston Methodist.

04/01/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Staying Alive

Care for Trees with the Ancient Art of Bonsai

How Houston's bonsai artists are passing down their artful tradition.

04/01/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Sponsored Content

Home Improvement Headlines the New HTown Home & Outdoor Living Show at Silver Street Studios

The event mixes home organization, color, design, floral ideas, tips, and White House stories with opportunities to meet one-on-one with local home improvement contractors in a smaller, boutique-like setting.

02/21/2020

The Buzz

How to Help Bees In Your Own Backyard

August 17 is National Honey Bee Day, but you don't need a hive to help.

08/16/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Not-So-Secret Garden

Meet the Landscape Designers Transforming Houston's Prettiest Gardens

For Lanson B. Jones & Co., it's all in the details.

07/08/2019 By Dalya Mawlawi

In Bloom

Bayou Bend Soirées Draw Celebrity Guests and Boost the Budget by More Than a Mil

Last Friday's fashion show and Sunday's garden party were a chic success—just ask Kate Upton.

04/12/2019 By Abby Ledoux

Welcome to the Jungle

Which Houseplant Is Right for You?

In honor of National Houseplant Day, we consider five options for potted bliss.

01/10/2019 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

Ice House

What's That Dino Doing On the Side of the Road?

The story of how lawn paraphernalia purveyor Frazier’s Ornamental & Architectural Concrete in Hempstead came to be.

08/17/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Ice House

4 Things We Know About the Houston Botanic Garden

From a "plant zoo" to an edible garden, the city's first botanic garden will be both beautiful and educational.

05/29/2018 By Morgan Kinney