Houston Botanic Garden is open with COVID-19 safety protocols in place. Facemasks are required to visit. View Garden Rules.

Houston Botanic Garden is open with COVID-19 safety protocols in place. Facemasks are required to visit. View Garden Rules.

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Representatives of the Houston Botanic Garden are available to give presentations – from a general overview of the Garden itself to more specific horticultural topics – to gardening clubs, civic associations, etc.

Please let us know of your interest by completing the following speaker request form. A member of our staff will review your request and follow-up to schedule. 

NOTE: In lieu of a speaker honorarium, the Garden asks that groups to which we give a presentation make a gift to support the operations of the Garden, based upon the role/title of the presenter.

  • $50 – General overview presentation by volunteer ambassador
  • $100 – General overview presentation by director-level, non-horticulture staff member, with possibility for a little more depth/specificity in non-scientific areas
  • $150 – Presentation by horticulture staff member, with possibility for specific botanic/scientific focus tailored to the audience interests
  • $250 – Presentation by Garden president, with possibility for unique tailoring to audience
Location where presentation would be held.
Please include details about the purpose of event, basic reasons for requesting a speaker, requested topic, etc.
In order to set up
Please provide the expected start and end times for your event.
NOTE: Whenever possible, the Houston Botanic Garden should be the first item on the agenda, so our speakers can present and then leave, to minimize interference with other business.
How long will the Houston Botanic Garden have to speak?
Please note any necessary details about the format of the presentation. Will there be an opportunity for Q&A?
Size and Description.
Please select all equipment you will have available for HBG to use. If there is anything we need to provide, please note that in the comments section below.