611 E 11th Street Houston, TX 77008

Open Everyday 9 am - 6 pm

Houston’s largest garden center devoted to Texas native plants and organic gardening.

Buchanan’s is a great place to grow!

We’re always looking for good people!

      jennifer-200  cesar

Work in a great setting with a friendly garden center team.

Buchanan’s is a great shopping experience and a fun place to work.

If you love gardening and thrive in an upbeat, service-focused, outdoor environment,

we may have the perfect opportunity for you!

Now accepting applications for these positions:


  • You love plants and gardening.
  • You enjoy connecting with people and helping them plan their projects.
  • You are happy, have a positive attitude and like to be part of a team.
  • You’re not necessarily a plant expert, but you are willing to learn the ropes.
  • You can work quickly and efficiently and like to keep things tidy.
  • You like to get your hands a little dirty.
  • You’re looking for a part time or full time job and are available to work weekends.
  • Does this sound like you?
  • If so, apply today!

CASHIER – Description

  • You love working with a friendly team and talking to people.
  • You use excellent manners, both on the phone and face-to-face.
  • You are always happy to get a customer what they need.
  • You are at ease on the computer, have register experience and know how to handle cash and give change.
  • You like to keep it neat and between customers you keep the shelves stocked and clean.
  • You may know a little about gardening and are willing to learn more.
  • If you don’t know the answer you are happy finding someone who does.
  • You like to smile and be helpful.
  • You’re looking for a part time or full time job and are available to work weekends.
  • Does this sound like you?
  • If so, apply today!


  • You love working outside.
  • You like to keep busy and keep moving, and getting your hands dirty.
  • You are able to safely move and stock heavy items like pottery, soil and mulch.
  • You enjoy working on a team and enjoy greeting customers.
  • When new plants need to be installed in the front display beds, you’ll get it done quickly.
  • You’ll help get big plant orders unloaded promptly so you can get back to customer needs.
  • Taking out trash or watering plants, you get on it before someone asks you to do it.
  • You’re proud of the work you do and you do it with a smile.
  • You’re looking for part time or full time work and are available on weekends.
  • Does this sound like you?
  • If so, apply today!

Other Positions Available:

  • Garden Center Sales / Customer Service / Cashier
  • Gift Shop Sales / Cashier / Merchandising
  • General Labor / watering, moving inventory, building displays
  • Administrative / Clerical / Data Entry
  • Full & Part-time Positions


Download Employment Application
(In Acrobat PDF Format – Opens in a new window)

  • Buchanan’s Native Plants of Houston is one of the leaders in the garden center industry and a member of the Texas Nursery & Landscape Association (TNLA).
  • Our reputation makes us an employer of choice for gardening professionals and experienced amateur gardeners alike.
  • All team members receive training in the latest native plant information and organic gardening techniques.  Full-time staff may qualify for vacation and insurance benefits.
  • We prefer you apply in person — come in and fill out an application (you may attach your resume) or print from the link above and bring it in.  You may also send your application in advance by fax or email.

Fax to:  713-861-6008, Attn: Employment
Email:  Donna at buchanansplants.com and use “Employment” in the subject line.

Buchanan’s is a great place to grow.