Welcome!

Please join fellow native plant lovers, gardening aficionados and habitat restorers at the Native Plant Society of Texas – Houston Chapter. Enjoy and learn about our local native Texas plants.

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

Next Chapter Meeting: Thursday, December 15, 2016

What: NPSOT Houston Chapter December Holiday Dinner Party

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Shumard Red Oak (Quercus shumardii) – credit: Tina Huckabee

When: 7:00 PM

Where: Fratelli’s Ristorante – 1330 Wirt Rd, Houston, TX 77055

Mark your calendars…

An annual tradition of the NPSOT Houston Chapter is it’s Holiday Dinner Party. This year you can join fellow NPSOT Houston Chapter members and friends at Fratelli’s Ristorante at 1330 Wirt Rd, Houston, TX 77055 on Thursday December 15, 2016. Fratelli’s has been called an Italian outpost with an old-school vibe serving homemade pasta, brick-oven pizza & classic entrees.

The event is a “Dutch Treat” meaning that everyone orders from the menu and covers their own expenses for meals and drinks.

We will also be collecting any donations of canned foods for the local food pantry.

To RSVP, contact Judy Thomas by email at judy.thomas@txgcmn.org.

We hope to see you for our Holiday Dinner!

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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.

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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