Plant Organizations

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Local Groups

Houston Plant Exchange 

  • The Place to locate / exchange plants with others within Houston and surrounding areas. Also for plant/gardening questions for this area....especially helpful for new folks to the area, or newbie gardeners, but also discussions for the experienced.


  • Local Plant Group that meets Spring and Fall at Mercer Park in Humble to swap plants.
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  • The Southeast Texas Plant Exchange was formed so the “Plant People” living in Southeast Texas could share their love of growing plants.

Galveston County Plant Swap 

  • This Group has an annual Spring Swap 

Begonia Society

  • Bromeliad Society Houston

The Garden Club of Houston

Houston-area garden clubs and horticultural societies

Houston Bonsai Society

Houston Native Plant Society

Houston Orchid Society

  • Lone Star Chapter of the American Hibiscus Society 

The Gulf Coast Fern Society

The Houston Cactus & Succulent Society

Sugar Land Garden Club

Texas Groups

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center 

National Groups

National Gardening Association

The American Horticultural Society

PlantSwap Trade Group

  • This is a very active Nationwide Group and the purpose of this group is to provide a forum for PLANT & SEED SWAPS AND EXCHANGES by swapping and trading, no money changes hands.  Trades are exchanged by mail.

Dave’s Garden

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Plant Swap

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