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Summer Is Upon Us

There’s just something about this time of year. The birds are chirping, and the thermometer is reading a scorching 100 degrees! That iridescent feeling that memories just need to be made can only mean one thing: summer is finally in full force for us Houstonians, and the Arboretum’s Summer Nature Camp is back in session. […]

No flowers? Think again!

We often hear feedback from visitors who are disappointed that the Arboretum is not a more traditional botanical garden, with landscaped beds and carefully cultivated flowers. While it’s true that we are a nature center, focused mainly on conservation and preserving plant species native to the Houston area, beautiful flowers can be found blooming at […]

Springing Forward – our new website is here!

Spring always brings welcome change. The view outside our offices is of blooming bluebonnets, a budding chalk maple tree, beautiful white dewberry, and blue jays twittering away at the feeder…much more pleasant than the dreary drought scenery from even a month ago. There is more change afoot at the Arboretum, though, as spring is also […]