Time for a Close-up

Looking closer at nature reaps great rewards.

Making the Shade

Vines add romance to a garden and are practical workhorses too.

Some Like It Hot

Desert plants find ingenious ways to adapt to their harsh environment.

Time for a Close-up

Time for a Close-up

Looking closer at nature reaps great rewards.

Novel Ideas

Novel Ideas

Center Environmental Designer John Hart Asher weighs in on Emma Marris’ “Rambunctious Garden.”

Mad About Mallows

Mad About Mallows

We’re head over heels (or blossoms over roots) for mallows. Find out why you should be too.

Natural Disaster

Natural Disaster

Sometimes it’s the little things (we dislike) that bring us together.

Connect the Plots

Connect the Plots

The 30-mile Violet Crown Trail will lead to the Wildflower Center and beyond.

The Frost Below

The Frost Below

With nicknames inspired by the comestible to the architectural, one thing is sure: Frostweed fascinates.

Just the Thicket

Just the Thicket

Suckering shrubs may be the best garden friend you didn't know you had.

Wild Winterland

Wild Winterland

Winter is one of the most subtly beautiful times to visit the Wildflower Center.

Deep Sweep

Deep Sweep

Native plants still play an important part in American broom making.

Find Your Roots (and Eat Them!)

Find Your Roots (and Eat Them!)

Delve into the place-making power of edible native plants.

Nature Speaks Universally

Nature Speaks Universally

Being in tune with nature makes the human experience complete.

Witchery in the Garden

Witchery in the Garden

Explore the cultural connections between botany and sorcery.

Texas’ Flagship Flora

Texas’ Flagship Flora

Join us in celebrating the plants that spell T-E-X-A-S in stems, blooms, fruit, paddles and spines!

A Labor of Landscapes

A Labor of Landscapes

An author and cartographer mash maps and stories to create a unique Texas conservation history.

What’s the Buzz

What’s the Buzz

An assistant professor reflects on a life's work inspired by pollinators and plants.

Meet Your Seeds

Meet Your Seeds

Consumer awareness extends to the gardening aisle.

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LATEST ISSUE

2017 | Volume 34, No. 1

America’s Next Top Model
How the future of native grasslands – and water – depends on emulating the past

Natural Accents
Texas ecoregions speak in terms of amazing diversity

Beautiful Mutants
Understanding an oft-coveted genetic abnormality

A Vast Domain
A sacred butterfly connects land and people across a border

and more!