Clear Lake Chapter

Fall Native Plant Sales in the Houston-Galveston Area

As the days grow shorter and begin to cool down, we welcome the fall season with open arms. It’s a time of vibrant colors, pumpkin spice goodies, and, perhaps most importantly for plant enthusiasts, a season for native plant sales. Fall is the perfect time to add a touch of natural beauty to your landscape while supporting the environment.

Why Native Plants?

Let’s quickly remind ourselves why native plants are such a valuable addition to any garden or green space. Native plants are those that naturally occur in a specific region or ecosystem. They have adapted over time to the local climate, soil, and wildlife, making them hardy, low-maintenance, and ecologically beneficial. Here’s why they should be on your gardening radar:

  1. Support Local Wildlife: Native plants provide essential food and habitat for local birds, insects, and pollinators. By planting them, you’re helping to preserve and bolster your local ecosystem.
  2. Low Maintenance: Native plants are well-suited to your region’s climate and soil conditions, meaning they generally require less water and care compared to non-native species.
  3. Resilience: Native plants have evolved to thrive in local conditions, making them more resistant to pests and diseases.
  4. Beautiful Landscapes: With their diversity of colors, shapes, and sizes, native plants can create stunning, natural-looking landscapes that change with the seasons.

Now that we’re all on the same page about the benefits of native plants, you can explore the exciting native plant sales happening this fall in our area.

September 16
Galveston Bay Foundation Native Plant Sale at Eco Fest
Hometown Heroes Park, 1001 E. League City Parkway, League City, TX 77573
September 23
Houston Chapter Fall Wildscapes Workshop and Plant Sale
Houston Community College – West Loop Campus, 5601 W Loop S, Houston, TX 77081
September 30
Pines and Prairies Chapter Fall Plant Sale
Rob Fleming Park, 6464 Creekside Forest Dr, The Woodlands
September 30
Houston Audubon Natives Nursery Plant Sale & Open House
Edith L. Moore Nature Sanctuary, 440 Wilchester Blvd., Houston, TX 77571
October 8
Galveston Bay Foundation’s Native Plant Sale
Walter Hall Park, 807 SH 3 N, League City, TX 77573
October 20
October 21
Clear Lake Chapter Fall Plant Sale
Environmental Institute of Houston, University of Houston-Clear Lake
2700 Bay Area Blvd., Houston, TX 77058
October 2728
Houston Arboretum and Nature Center Fall Plant Sale
4501 Woodway Drive, Houston, TX 77024