Here There Be Dangers

How flowers set the table for certain creatures

Walking Nearby Waters

Restoring watersheds and, in the process, people

You Only Bloom Once … Or Twice … Or More

The lives and times of annual and perennial plants

Naked and Nameless

Naked and Nameless

A trip down the Brazos River under some good advice

Taming the Wild

Taming the Wild

The why and how of cutting back perennial plants

Fort Hood’s Native Plant Brigade

Fort Hood’s Native Plant Brigade

A tale of people (and pollinators) connecting over plants

In the Doing of It

In the Doing of It

What we can learn from the love and loss of a landscape

Pull It or Plant It: Mustang Grape

Pull It or Plant It: Mustang Grape

A hilarious debate about mustang grape

Heavenly Hellstrips

Heavenly Hellstrips

Liven up urban verges with tough-as-nails native plants

Stay Grassy

Stay Grassy

A quick guide to four common native grasses

Home, Regrown

Home, Regrown

The plant side of Houston's Hurricane Harvey story

Botanizing on the Banks

Botanizing on the Banks

Spring fieldwork along the Texas border

Hello, My Name Is Monarda

Hello, My Name Is Monarda

Get to know five species of this noteworthy native plant

Nature Redux

Nature Redux

It’s never too late to become a Junior Ranger

Pull It or Plant It: Horseherb

Pull It or Plant It: Horseherb

A friendly (but opinionated) debate about horseherb

Befuddling Fruits

Befuddling Fruits

Drupes, achenes, nuts and follicles — what the heck’s the difference?

Open Swim

Open Swim

Endangered species of the Comal get a habitat makeover

A String of Pearls

A String of Pearls

Little pieces of urban monarch habitat add up to a lot

LATEST ISSUE

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2019 | Volume 36, No. 2

Higher Ground
The tribulations of a sacred native plant

Blooms of a Different Hue
When nature gets novel, we pay attention

The Cricket Connection
Native plants and crickets are essential to healthy cave ecosystems

Pull It or Plant It
A friendly (but opinionated) debate about frostweed

Developmental Danger
A look at landscapes amid urban development

 
 
Sunflower Squad Goals
More reasons than you knew to love these plants

Crowdsourcing Conservation
An ambitious botanist teams up with Texas gardens

Giants Among Us
Traveling for big trees

By Land and Leaf
Nature can be the best road map

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