Welcome!

Please join fellow native plant lovers, gardening aficionados and habitat restorers in the Native Plant Society of Texas – Houston Chapter. Be a member of NPSOT Houston Chapter to learn, support and enjoy our local native Texas plants.

Gain experience, enjoyment, fulfillment and friendships putting the “wild” back into our local landscape.

Next Chapter Meeting: Thursday, February 16, 2017

Featured Presentation: 

Texas Native Grapevines:

Characteristics, History and International Significance

by Dr. Russell D. Kane (VintageTexas) Author, Member NPSOT and TXGCMN

Mark your calendars. Click here for details.

6:45 pm – Meet & Greet, Social Time & Refreshments;

7:30 pm Chapter Meeting Followed by Presentation

Where: Houston Arboretum – 4501 Woodway Drive, Houston, TX 77024

Mark your calendars.

We hope to see you at our upcoming meeting!

IMPORTANT NOTICE (Meeting Time Change Starting in March) 

Starting with our Houston Chapter monthly meeting on March 16, 2017, we will implement a slight change to our meeting schedule. The new schedule will be as follows: 6:45 pm Meet & Greet, Social Time, Refreshments (unchanged), 7:15 pm Chapter Meeting (moved up by 15 minutes) followed by the featured presentation.

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Click here to see our video archive on our  NPSOT Houston Chapter YouTube Channel.

All of our activities, such as our monthly meetings and field trips, are open to the public and nearly all are free.

Go to “Native Plant Lists” tab to get information about native plants for the garden.

GO NATIVE: Want simple ideas on “how to start” with native plants in your garden, click here.

Click here for Information/Topics for future Monthly Meetings of the Native Plant Society of Texas – Houston Chapter.

The BIG LIST of Native Plants and Environmental Events in Houston and around the state. Curated by Linda Knowles (February – March 2017) – Click here.

NEW: Click here for NPSOT – Houston Chapter Newsletter (current and archive).

Join Us on Social Media

Like us on our Chapter’s Facebook Page – Click here.

Follow & retweet us on Twitter (@NPSOT_HOU) – Click here.

Follow & retweet on Texas native plants via Twitter (#txplants) – Click here.

Watch a video on our Chapter YouTube Channel – Click here.

On Instagram? Follow us @NPSOT_HOU – Click here.

Our activities include (click photo for more information on each activity):

Monthly Meetings on Third Thursdays of the month at the Houston Arboretum & Nature Center, 4501 Woodway Dr. 77024

2014 Wildscape Workshop & Native Plant: Sale Saturday, September 13, 2014. Keynote speaker is Dr. Doug Tallamy, author of "Bringing Nature Home" and new book "Living Landscapes"

November Meeting: Annual Plant & Seed Swap and Potluck

Field Trips: 3 in Spring & 3 in Fall.

Volunteer with Us on Workdays at the Native Plant Garden in the Houston Zoo. Photo taken on June 6, 2014