Recent Press

"Harper's Bazaar ranks Houston No. 5 'Best Place to Travel' in 2020," with reference to Houston Botanic Garden completion, January 8, 2020

"Houston named one of world's top 5 places to visit in 2020," with reference to Houston Botanic Garden's debut

CultureMap Houston, January 8, 2020

"Houston ranked number 5 on list of top places to visit in 2020," with reference to Houston Botanic Garden completion

KTRK ABC 13, January 7, 2020

Houston ranked #5 on list of "The 20 Best Places to Travel in 2020," with Houston Botanic Garden referred to as "crown emerald of the city's greening efforts"

Harper's Bazaar, December 30, 2019

"Houston Botanic Garden Gives Community a Sneak Peek in January", December 19, 2019

"Houston Botanic Garden announces successful completion of Phase I capital campaign"

Public Gardens News Center, November 19, 2019

"Houston's botanic paradise blooms with lush new edible garden"

CultureMap Houston, September 17, 2019

"Houston Botanic Garden’s edible ‘rooms’ will lead visitors around the world in an acre"

Houston Chronicle, September 12, 2019

"Coral limestone wall welcomes visitors to the Houston Botanic Garden"

The Construction Specifier, September 12, 2019

"What the Houston Botanic Garden Will Teach Us About Natural Flood Control"

Houstonia, May 31, 2019

"Dissecting the quantum shifts of nature to make our industry approaches better"

The Field, May 14, 2019

"Houston Botanic Garden names Brent Moon as horticulture manager"

Nursery Management, April 23, 2019

"Botanic Garden, coming in 2020, will celebrate Houston's biodiversity"

Houston Chronicle, March 23, 2019
Houston Chronicle, March 23, 2019 - PDF

"Environmentalists troubled by Sims Bayou chemical spill"

Houston Chronicle, February 11, 2019

"4 Things We Know About the Houston Botanic"

Houstonia Magazine, May 29, 2018

"Virtual tour offers bird's eye view of new Botanic Garden"

Chron, May 9, 2018

"Houston Botanic Garden starts transformation of former golf course"

Houston Business Journal, April 16, 2018

"Houston Botanic Garden takes root with a tree farm"

Houston Chronicle, April 11, 2018

"Houston to begin Botanic Garden construction"

KTRK, Channel 13, March 12, 2018

"Houston Botanic Garden To Open In 2020"

Houston Public Media, March 8, 2018

"Houston's Glenbrook Golf Course to become a botanic garden this spring"

Houston Chronicle, March 7, 2018

"People in business: Laura Easton joins HBG as Vice President of development and marketing"

San Antonio Express, March 7, 2018

"There She Goes: Claudia Vassar Tends to Houston's Newest Cultural Institution"

Local Houston Magazine, January 2018

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    1. 9/6/2017 Post Hurricane Harvey Garden Update
    2. The devastation of Hurricane Harvey is heartbreaking. We are heartbroken that many of our fellow green spaces were inundated, including Mercer Arboretum and Buffalo Bayou Park who sustained major damage. Hurricane Harvey is a reminder to us that we have an important role to fill in researching and educating about our natural environment. By understanding the role plants play in creating a sustainable environment, HBG will contribute to Houston being stronger in the future.
    3. While so many have suffered tremendously, we are grateful that the Houston Botanic Garden’s site fared well. Sims Bayou never left its banks around the future Garden site. We are in the middle of designing phase 1 and are carefully exploring the best ways to ensure the Garden stays safe from potential flooding in the future.
    4. Our thoughts continue to be with all those still recovering and rebuilding.
    5. With gratitude,
    6. Nancy Abendshein and Claudia Gee Vassar
    7. Get in Touch
    8. Houston Botanic Garden
      8205 N. Bayou Drive
      Houston, Texas 77017
    9. 713-715-9675