Houston Arboretum Hosts Fall Native Plant Sale and Local Children’s Author Completes Charming New Work

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The Houston Arboretum & Nature Center hosts its annual Fall Native Plant Sale in October. Visitors will find a wide selection of native grasses, flowers (including milkweed), shrubs and trees - perfect for yards and gardens. Nearly 60 species of plants, many of which will attract birds, butterflies, bees and other pollinators to keep your landscape beautiful, will be for sale. Plants being offered this year include, but are not limited to: Blue Mistflower, Rosinweed, and Big Bluestem. A full list of available plants can be found online the week before the sale. Proceeds from the Plant Sale benefit the Arboretum’s conservation and education efforts.

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The event will be held on Friday and Saturday, October 25th-26th from 9-4 p.m. at 120 W Loop North, Houston, TX 77024. The Plant Sale will be located just inside the Arboretum’s 610 entrance gate on the south side of the entrance road. Shoppers are asked to park along the 610 Parking Loop and walk over to the sale. There will be a small pull-in area to load plant purchases. Guests are encouraged to arrive early for best selection. There will be a limited number of wagons available for customer use.


On Saturday, September 14th, author Deanne Wagner White had a reading for her new book, How Can They Ever Get Along?. Following her Otter Chronicles Trilogy, Wagner’s latest story takes place in her own backyard. Furried and feathered creatures come alive in this vividly illustrated work. Sure to delight and educate children of all ages, one can only wonder what’s next for this aspiring author!