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Native Plant Propagation

Many native plants aren’t available at nurseries, so at the Arboretum we grow them! Come learn about different methods of plant propagation.

Sweeping the Savanna

Come discover the diversity of our savanna insects and practice your sweep netting techniques along the Arboretum’s trails.

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Fall Plant Sale

Get ready for fall planting at our Fall Plant Sale! Texas native wildflowers, grasses, shrubs, and trees will be featured.

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Second Saturday Bird Survey

Join us on the second Saturday of each month in the courtyard behind the building for a two-hour bird survey led by Arboretum staff members.

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Fall Plant Sale

Get ready for fall planting at our Fall Plant Sale! Texas native wildflowers, grasses, shrubs, and trees will be featured.

Gardening for Birds

Forget bird feeders – if you really want to bring all the birds to your yard, you need a garden with native Houston plants!

ArBOOretum

ArBOOretum features fun fall activities for all ages including live animals, pumpkin decorating, and Houston’s only Trick-or-Treat Nature Trail. Enjoy these fall classics and so much more!

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Yoga on the Lawn

Join us one Sunday of each month for a grounding yoga practice surrounded by the beautiful sounds and sights of nature!

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Mindful Mornings at the Arboretum

Join us for weekly mindfulness lessons in nature inspired by the “Forest Bathing” movements in South Korea and Japan. Restorative time in nature helps us to reground and find respite from our modern, hectic lives.

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Educator Workshop Happy Hour

You work hard to make sure your students are having fun while learning, and we think educator workshops for teachers should be the same!

Fall Scavenger Hunt

Families will work as a team to find clues, search for evidence of animals, and solve nature-themed riddles during our Fall Scavenger Hunt!

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Mindful Mornings at the Arboretum

Join us for weekly mindfulness lessons in nature inspired by the “Forest Bathing” movements in South Korea and Japan. Restorative time in nature helps us to reground and find respite from our modern, hectic lives.

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Blood Drive

The Houston Arboretum is partnering with the Gulf Coast Regional Blood Center to host regular blood drives at the Arboretum!

Pumpkin Planters

Join us this October for a fun and creative family class to make a festive pumpkin wildflower planter for your home.

Halloween Sip & Stroll

Sip & Stroll is taking on a spooky spin this Halloween! Walk the Arboretum’s dimly lit trails where you may encounter creatures of the night.

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Mindful Mornings at the Arboretum

Join us for weekly mindfulness lessons in nature inspired by the “Forest Bathing” movements in South Korea and Japan. Restorative time in nature helps us to reground and find respite from our modern, hectic lives.