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

Editor's Note

How to Accidentally Grow a Tree in Your College Apartment

On coming of age in Houston.

05/29/2018 By Catherine Matusow

Lemon Drop

Urban Harvest's Fruit Tree Sale Hits Town on January 13

Orange you glad it's fruit tree sale time?

12/25/2017 By Gwendolyn Knapp

A Tree Grows in Houston

Tribute Trees Are the Gift That Keeps on Growing

Trees for Houston offers a charitable take on the Christmas tradition.

12/12/2017 By Abby Ledoux

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

Get Gardening

Urban Harvest Hosts Its 16th Annual Fruit Tree Sale Tomorrow

There's practically nothing we can't grow here, from olives to avocados to, yes, jujubes.

01/15/2016 By Katharine Shilcutt

Throwing Shade

The Trouble With the Trees

If a tree falls in the forest—on someone, that is—who’s really to blame?

01/04/2015 By Jeff Balke

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Forget the Partridge; Just Get a Pear Tree

Give the gift of an orchard this year—or at least the beginnings of one.

12/18/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt