We want you to succeed at gardening in North Texas.

Growing plants in North Texas can be a challenge. Our summers are HOT, our spring and fall sometimes short (or nonexistent), and our winters totally unpredictable. Factor in our alkaline clay soil and you face challenges that would stop plant lovers in other parts of the country in their tracks. But Texans are a hearty bunch and our staff is ready to help with professional advice, free clinics, classes, and all the information we can provide here on our website.

  • Our Timely Tips page will provides a month-by-month of what-to-dos.
  • Our Garden Guides off a host of “best plants” and “how to” information.
  • Our blog is updated frequently with great gardening and landscaping articles.
  • Our free monthly newsletter is full of tips, tricks, and announcements of upcoming events.
  • Our Resources page has tons of links to great information for North Texas gardeners.
  • Or… click the links below to go to our various plant pages.


Trees are the focal point of any landscape. They are valued not only for their…


Shrubs (bushes) form the foundation of most front yard landscapes. They come in a wide…


Agave, cacti, and yucca are excellent long lasting perennials that are incredibly heat and drought…


Annuals are plants (usually flowers) that bloom for a only a single season (year). They…


Perennials are plants – often flowers, but not always – that return year after year.…


Ornamental grasses are a great, but often under-utilized, group of plants. They adapt well to…