Gardening

20 Houston Nurseries That Will Inspire Major Garden-Envy

In the market for native plants, succulents, or exotic specimens? These Houston-area nurseries cover your every gardening need.

08/11/2022 By Stephanie Bartels With Houstonia Staff

Grow Your Own Way

10 Plants to Add to Your Garden This Spring

Make sure your garden is abundant with variety from peppers, beans, and zucchini to onions, beets, and lettuce.

03/31/2022 By Geneva Diaz

Plant Shopping

The Flora Culture Shop Spills The Secret To Becoming The Best Plant Parent

Flora Culture Co-Owner Jemine Oaks talks to Houstonia about which houseplant is best for new owners.

01/18/2022 By Danielle Wright

TO THE RESCUE

Planting the Right Trees Can Help with Climate Change New Study Says

“Super Trees” could be the solution to battling environmental impacts Houston and other cities face.

01/11/2022 By Geneva Diaz

SHOP LOCAL

Montrose Plant Boutique Takes Shopping Local to the Next Level

Shop local in Montrose at this locally owned business for gifts, Christmas trees, plants and more.

12/09/2021 By Geneva Diaz

New Beets

Hungry's Concepts Expand Plant-Based Offerings With New Restaurant

The plant-based hybrid concept is now open in Memorial City.

09/29/2021 By Craig Hayes Edited by Shelby Stewart

Here’s the dirt 

Houston, There’s a Dirt Bag in Montrose

The former Wet My Plant shop now sells soils, pots, and plants.

06/23/2021 By Brittany Cristiano

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

Shop Local

Our Favorite Shops in River Oaks

Whether you're looking for a new rug, your wedding dress, or an old map of Texas, you'll find it in River Oaks.

03/01/2021 By Catherine Wendlandt

Variegated what now? 

5 Things to Do in Houston This Weekend, Feb 5–7

Celebrate Valentine’s Day early with the Houston Symphony, shop local Black-owned businesses, and search for rare houseplants.

02/05/2021 By Brittany Cristiano

Your Home Garden

Find a Green Haven at the Flora Culture

The Uptown plant boutique offers a little bit of everything for first-time owners and niche collectors alike.

09/28/2020 By Brittany Cristiano

Plant Life

The Houston Botanic Garden Makes Its Debut

What to know about Houston's newest outdoor destination.

09/18/2020 By Gwendolyn Knapp

It Actually Is Easy Being Green

This Austin-Based Company Wants to Spruce Up Your Sad Desk Space With Greenery

Desk Plants is exactly what it sounds like.

02/10/2020 By Rebekah Kibodeaux

Good Stuff

Cornelius Nursery Expands to Sugar Land

Also, get those poinsettia orders in. They benefit a local charity!

11/27/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Mark Your Calendars for the Houston Arboretum Fall Native Plant Sale

On October 25-26, find all the native plants you can handle.

09/12/2019 By Gwendolyn Knapp

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

Education

Expand Your Mind With These Classes

These Houston-area continuing education courses will restore your wellbeing and feed your mind, body, and soul.

07/22/2019 By Morgan Kinney, Gwendolyn Knapp, Nicki Koetting, Abby Ledoux, and Laura Furr Mericas

Editor's Note

When Knowledge Takes Root

"If I can learn to garden, believe me: You can do anything."

07/22/2019 By Catherine Matusow

Go Texan

Why You Should Start a Pocket Prairie in Your Yard

You—yes you—can help Houston with flood mitigation.

04/08/2019 By Emmanuella Aina