Category Archives: Blog

Welcome to August

August is here and we have so many opportunities to look forward to. The heat is going to let up (fingers crossed,) and that means it’s time to train your climbers, plant fall veggies, and add compost/mulch to your garden. We’re officially preparing for the fall. The highest temperature in August 2017, was 100 degrees. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Herbs Anyone Can Grow

Why purchase herbs from the grocery store when you can grow your own at home? For a convenient oomph of flavor whenever your meal needs a boost, plant herbs in your own garden or containers. Home-grown herbs are less expensive and fresher than their store-bought counterparts while being surprisingly easy to grow and maintain. Study […]


Actinovate An organic fungicide Actinovate is a biological fungicide that fights lawn and garden fungal-related diseases. Particularly effective for brown patch, dollar spot, root rot and leaf mildews. The active ingredient in Actinovate is a bacterium that, when applied, grows around the root system (when soil drenched) and foliage of the plant (when sprayed on). It may be used on […]