Something Wicked This Way Smells

Heads Up: The HMNS Is About to Get Really Stinky

The HMNS is on high alert in anticipation of the second corpse flower bloom in as many months.

05/31/2018 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

Mean Green

The Houston Botanic Garden's First Phase is Underway: Here's the Low Down

There will be 120 acres of botanical beauty between downtown and Hobby.

04/18/2018 By Gwendolyn Knapp

Ice House

Houston’s Creepy, Crawly, Chompy Critters

The surprising species tagged by our local iNaturalist community

08/21/2017 By Morgan Kinney

Home & Design

A Plant Lesson from Andrea Afra, Houston's Succulent Whisperer

How to have a lush outdoor space, no green thumb required.

11/10/2016 By Beth Levine

Play It Cool

Easy Summer Recipes for Heat-Hardy Plants

You need to figure out something to do with all that basil, after all.

07/25/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Best East Texas State Parks

The Fauna of the Piney Woods

From water moccasins to woodpeckers, what to watch for—and what to watch out for—in East Texas.

04/28/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

Best East Texas State Parks

The Flora of the Piney Woods

Did you know? Spanish moss is neither a moss nor a lichen.

04/28/2016 By Roxanna Asgarian

CSA in the City

Plant It Forward Farms Brings Urban Ag Home

A new Montrose farm stand is making it easier to get fresh, local veggies.

04/08/2016 By Ellie Sharp

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