Forever Evergreen Shrubs

During the winter season plants start to go dormant and yards/gardens begin to look sparse. The evergreen shrub prevents yards from looking dead all year long, simply by doing what it was naturally created to do. There are other benefits that come along with an evergreen shrub; year-round shelter for wildlife, winter color, and year-round privacy for homes. Birds and …

Yard Beautification

  After a long hot summer, it can be difficult to know where to start for fall. The grass is dead and the yard is barren. The best tip to remember when you’re trying to clean up this fall is, FALL IS FOR PLANTING. A little fertilizer, a few annuals, and a tree or two will bring your yard back …

Time for Trees

Every year, at all times of the year, people are planting trees. However, the best time for planting trees is right now, and Round Rock Garden Center just received a shipment of the beautiful trees you’ve been waiting for. We’ve been listening to your requests all summer long and took them into consideration when ordering our trees. We have Oshio-Beni …

Meet Our Expert Gardeners

This week, we want to introduce the Round Rock Garden Center expert gardeners. Anytime you have an issue with your plants or grass, Round Rock Garden Center’s expert gardeners are the first to respond to your issue. Whether it’s over the phone or a live sample brought in person, our staff is always excited to help. Here’s the team that …

The First Day of Fall

When you think about fall, do you think about wrapping yourself up in a warm blanket, or drinking a warm mug of hot cocoa? Maybe you get excited because fall is the perfect time for planting in your garden! The first day of fall has snuck up on us fast. This Saturday, September 22, we will be in full swing …

History of the Pumpkin

The pumpkin is a staple that many American households purchase during the fall season. The pumpkin is loved, but where did it come from and why do we carve into them on Halloween? The Pumpkin is native to North America, and there’s evidence that the Indians used pumpkins in their diet many years before the pilgrims arrived. Once the pilgrims …

Watering Your Grass

Finding a watering pattern for your grass can be hard to do. A lot of the time it consists of guesswork and results in dead grass. Dead grass is usually caused by one of three things; over watering, under watering, and the time of day the grass is being watered. At the first sign of brown spots, lawn owners assume …

Butterfly Gardens

Creating a butterfly garden can be as simple as picking plants to attract butterflies to your yard. However, if you want to take your butterfly garden a step further, you can turn it into a sanctuary. You’ll need to have a diverse plant selection that is popular to butterflies and a location that is conducive to their habitat. The plants …

Trending Houseplants

Round Rock Gardeners, you have seen them on Pinterest, women’s apparel, Facebook, and in magazine ads. I’m talking about trending houseplants. The all-green natural look is taking America’s fashion, home decor, and social media over-the-top with houseplants. There is so much more than meets the eye when discussing trending houseplants. Who is doing it, Why did the trend start, and …

Cheers to 16 Years

Round Rock Garden Center is celebrating 16 years of business this Saturday, Aug 11. Over the past 16 years, we’ve made a lot of physical changes to our store, and we’ve proudly developed into a full-service garden for the Round Rock/Austin area. Our first big fix to the garden center was the parking lot, and every customer and employee that …