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With Soil, Make Me Wine: The Dirt on Growing Great Grapes
November 7, 2015 · Be The First To Comment

I like wine. And I make my own. Not huge batches, mind you. Just about 30 bottles per month in the winter months. I learned the hard way the chemistry of wine. If you let the wine get too hot while it’s fermenting, it can radically alter the taste.  I let one of my batches […]

Spring Plant Sale!! This Saturday, 4/9
April 5, 2011 · Be The First To Comment

The Cockrell Butterfly Center is having its Spring Plant Sale Saturday, April 9, 2011, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the 7th level of the parking garage at the Houston Museum of Natural Science. Make sure to get there early as plants do sell out! This post is by Soni, one of our Butterfly […]

Plant Sale: This Saturday
September 28, 2010 · 1 Comment

Today’s post was written by Soni, horticulturalist for our Butterfly Center. She and the other employees are hard at word preparing for our upcoming Plant Sale on October 2. I’m sure not very many of you are thinking of rolling up your sleeves and heading into the blazing heat of summer to do a little […]

You Asked – We Answered! Lois q&a
July 30, 2010 · 10 Comments

Lois, our corpse flower, has provoked most questions than perhaps anything we have ever had on display. And while we have been answering them on Facebook, Twitter, Flickr and during a live chat with Zac, one of our horticulturists, we wanted to place them in a central location to make sure everyone had access to […]



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