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Native Plant Society of Texas

Houston Chapter

Chapter Meetings

Our monthly chapter meetings are held on every 3rd Thursday, January – November. Our meetings are free and open to the public thanks to our members and sponsors. Join us 7:00 p.m. at the Houston Arboretum!

Houston Arboretum

610 Entrance (preferred)
120 W Loop N Fwy
Houston, TX 77024

Woodway Entrance
4501 Woodway Drive
Houston, TX 77024

We will be streaming via zoom. Register for the zoom meeting here:

Nature Walk – September 21

In lieu of a regular presentation at our monthly meeting, Please join us at 6:45 pm on Thursday, September 21 (3rd Thursday) at the Houston Arboretum and Nature Center for a walk through the Arboretum grounds. We will observe plants along the trails. We will gather in the room and have light snacks.

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Urban Permaculture – August 17

Permaculture is coined from permanent culture and integrates a holistic perspective in the design of sustainability in food, housing and community. Carol will provide an introduction to urban permaculture and review the work of Urban Harvest Permaculture Design Certification Program to bring forward the reconnection to ecological wisdom principles. She will highlight native plants, layers of a food forest, and plant guilds to restore nature and strengthen food access. 

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Texas Native Grapes – July 20, 2023

Texas has more species of wild native grapes than any other state. Join us to learn about Texas’s major native grape species, their characteristics and distribution, and methods used to cultivate them in home gardens and vineyards.

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