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TODAY'S HOURS: 8 AM – 6 PM

*Last entry is an hour before closing

Perennial Essentials

Click here to register now. Cultivate sustainable, wildlife-friendly gardens using perennials – plants that live for two or more years without needing to be replaced. You’ll receive practical guidance on selecting and caring for species that thrive in Texas’s unique environmental conditions, with a particular focus on maintaining perennial garden beds through the heat of […]

Perennial Essentials

Registration for this class has closed. Cultivate sustainable, wildlife-friendly gardens using perennials – plants that live for two or more years without needing to be replaced. You’ll get practical guidance on selecting and caring for species that thrive in Texas’s unique environmental conditions. The class will end with a visit to the Perennial Garden to […]

Find a Home for the Distinctive Pincushion Blooms of Buttonbush in Your Garden

The distinctive white pincushion flowers of buttonbush

A fascinating shrub is currently in bloom in the Garden, one that Senior Horticulturist Steve Huddleston suggests North Texas gardeners should consider for their landscape: buttonbush. “This plant will dazzle you with its form, foliage and flowers,” says Huddleston. “And it thrives in locations that many plants find challenging.”

Plants that Take the Heat and Fill Your Summer Garden with Color

Blue plumbago - pale blue flowers against a dark green background of leaves

One of the major goals of gardening in Texas is finding colorful, high-performing plants that add drama to our summer landscapes and hold up to Texas heat. “Fortunately, there are many to choose from, including both perennials and annuals and both native and adapted plants,” says Sr. Horticulturist Steve Huddleston. “In fact, you might find you have more options that you realized.”