The Houston Botanic Garden is a privately operated 501(c)(3) organization created by individuals committed to the conservation and cultivation of plants with the goal of designing, constructing, and operating a botanic garden in Houston, Texas.
"A Botanic Garden for Houston…The Time is Now"
An Educational Video
To establish and sustain a premier botanic garden in order to promote public appreciation and understanding of plants, gardens, and conservation of the natural world through education, conservation, and scientific inquiry.
We will enrich people’s lives through outstanding displays and programs, serve as a model for sustainability, and inspire all who visit to become environmental stewards as they learn more about plants and the entire natural world. In the fourth largest metropolitan area in the country, our gardens will be places of great beauty providing an oasis for quiet contemplation, learning, inspiration, and research.