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Compact Nandina- January Plant of the Month

Compact Nandina January Plant of the Month We’ve had some pretty darn cold temperatures as of late, but that’s not stopping Nandinas any. Vibrant green all summer, evergreen Nandina plants turn shades of peach, red and purple in winter. There … Continue reading

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Nellie R. Stevens Holly- December Plant of the Month

Nellie R. Stevens Holly December Plant of the Month Nothing says December Plant of the Month like a good ‘ol holly plant. Nellie R. Stevens is a favorite variety for many reasons, its most noteworthy being its showy red-orange berries! … Continue reading

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Snapdragons- November Plant of the Month 2017

November Plant of the Month Snapdragons Snapdragons are one of our favorite annual flowers here at The Garden Center. We like to call ’em Snaps for short. Their arrival means that cooler weather is on the way! Snapdragons are named … Continue reading

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October Plant of the Month- Elaeagnus

October Plant of the Month Elaeagnus Elaeagnus, also sometimes called Silverberry is our October pick for Plant of the Month. This plant may look plain at first glance, but read on to see why it’s so tough and versatile! There … Continue reading

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September Plant of the Month- Turk’s Cap

September Plant of the Month Turk’s Cap If you want to plant it and forget it, Turk’s Cap is pretty close to perfect. These perennials are super tough, even in our Texas heat. In fact, you better make sure you … Continue reading

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Baby Ginger- August Plant of the Month

August Plant of the Month Baby Ginger Want to be able to eat what you grow? Our August Plant of the Month is one of our picks! Baby Ginger is a tropical looking plant with edible pink and cream colored … Continue reading

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Elephant Ears-July Plant of the Month

July Plant of the Month Elephant Ears Do you need a little paradise near the patio? Elephant ears are a refreshing sight in the landscape when it’s a billion degrees outside. They are grown for their bold, dramatic foliage, though … Continue reading

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Muhly Grass- Plant of the Month June 2017

Muhly Grass Plant of the Month 2017 Ornamental grasses are a great way to add texture and variety to your landscape and Muhly Grass is one of our favorites! The long verticle lines of grasses are a nice addition and … Continue reading

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Frog Fruit Verbena- May Plant of the Month

Frog Fruit Verbena Funny name, serious ground cover. Frog Fruit is a fast growing Texas native ground cover with many names. You may have heard of it as Creeping Lipia, Mat Grass, Cape Weed or Turkey Tangle Fogfruit. Say that … Continue reading

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Salvia Greggii- April Plant of the Month 2017

Salvia Greggii April Plant of the Month Salvia greggii is one of our favorite perennials! Also called Autumn Sage, this shrubby plant comes in almost every color you can think of. Salvia greggii is native to Central, West and South … Continue reading

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