Add Some Roses

The middle of summer can have your garden looking tired. Adding an easy to maintain eye-catching rose bush, is the best way to pick it up and regenerate a little life. There are different routes to go when discussing the rose design for your garden; climbing or bush, but either will add a new design to your garden. One of …

Summer Perennials

This summer, Round Rock Garden Center believes it’s important to have some beautiful summer perennials that will flourish in your garden. The hardiest, most sun-loving, and longest blooming plants in zone 8b are the only plants we’ll recommend for you. The Coreopsis flower thrives in hot and dry weather, it’s a very reliable Texas perennial that that comes in many …

Growing Ginger

This week we opened our blog topic up to our Round Rock Gardeners, and the winner of this week’s blog topic is “growing ginger.” Ginger is most commonly known for aromatherapy and its spicy flavor. It also has anti-inflammatory compounds that are great for people experiencing arthritis. Whatever your reason for growing ginger may be, we want to help you …

Shade Shrubs For You

  This week, Round Rock Garden Center is focusing on some of the most beautiful and versatile shrubs we carry. The Mahonia Indigo, Azalea, Gardenia, Elephant Ear, and Leopard Plant. These plants can be placed by your house, underneath trees, or anywhere in your yard that is completely covered in shade. However, the Mahonia Indigo breaks the stereotype of a …

FOXFARM Ocean Forest Potting Soil

Foxfarm Soil and Fertilizer Company is a highly recommended brand at Round Rock Garden Center. It was founded in America as an environmentally friendly brand that caters to the needs of you and your planting needs. In 1984 the founder of Foxfarm, Willy, started a line of fertilizers and soils from Humboldt County, California, with a mission to take care …

Plant of the Week- Salvia (June 15, 2018)

It comes as no surprise to Texas dwellers, that June is when things start heating up around here. Are you searching for a beautiful and durable plant that will sustain the Texas sun, and help you keep your landscape looking beautiful year round? We have the solution. This week’s plant of the week is Salvia. There are many different species …

And the Winners are… 2018 Plants of the Year!

HOW THE PLANT OF THE YEAR IS SELECTED Candidates for the Proven Winners’ Plant of the Year are judged stringently by growers, retailers and home gardeners against the five criteria: Easy to Grow, Iconic, Readily Available, Perfect for Baskets or Containers and Outstanding Landscape Performance. Plants are selected that are easy for everyone to grow and deliver a clearly exceptional garden …

Recipe for a Successful Garden

Enter the kitchen garden: A garden is as distinct and individual as your tastes will allow. Whether you like it hot and spicy-with herbs and peppers that sing with flavor-or subtle blends of flavorful veggies and culinary herbs, it is easier than you think to have success in the garden and in the kitchen. Today’s kitchen gourmet is more likely …

Children in the Garden

A garden is a wonderful place for a child to experience the natural world and learn how things grow. It is a place of wonder and surprise that excites the imagination as it teaches valuable lessons about the environment, responsibility, and discipline. With a little planning and effort-and a little help from you-your child can create his or her own …

Sunny Citrus

GROWING CITRUS IN CONTAINERS   Try your hand at growing citrus in containers. We’re sure you’ll find it fun and rewarding… and of course, you’ll definitely enjoy the fruits of your labor when those tasty fruits are ready to be eaten! The fragrance of the citrus flowers can fill a room and the bright colors of the fruit and the …