Texas Gardener magazine

About Texas Gardener magazine

For more than 40 years, the gardeners of Texas have relied on Texas Gardener magazine to provide them the most up to date, factual, research based horticultural information available. Texas Gardener’s writers are leaders in the Green Industry. They are the horticultural professionals that are developing the plants and processes that constantly improve the gardens and gardeners of Texas. As passionate gardeners, we truly believe that gardening matters.

Latest from Texas Gardener magazine

All-Season Aloes, Manfredas and Mangaves | Vego Garden
All-Season Aloes, Manfredas and Mangaves
Medicinal aloe (Aloe vera), the source of a large number of health remedies, is one of the best-known plants in the world.
5 min read
8 Tips for Great Tomatoes
8 Tips for Great Tomatoes

Gardeners are once again beginning the annual pursuit of the perfect tomato and a bountiful harvest of the most popular crop in the garden.

7 min read
Cemetery Plants Enliven Landscapes
Cemetery Plants Enliven Landscapes

The term “cemetery plant” refers to any type of plant that has been used to beautify a cemetery or graveyard and survived.

 

10 min read
Plight of the Monarchs | Vego Garden
Plight of the Monarchs
While many of us have simply been enjoying the beauty and value of milkweed in our gardens, there has been a debate going on behind our backs about whether we are helping or hurting monarch butterflies.
9 min read
Your April Texas Gardening Checklist
Your April Texas Gardening Checklist
This is the prime month for spring gardening and the weather is mild, making it great to be outdoors.
7 min read
Crape Myrtle: Queen of the South
Crape Myrtle: Queen of the South
When the calendar indicates the end of spring, our outdoor thermometers indicate that it is actually summer across the South. That is when the crape myrtles take center stage.
10 min read
From Garden to Gut: Fermenting Fresh Produce
From Garden to Gut: Fermenting Fresh Produce
Fresh produce may be the gold standard when it comes to consumption, but Mother Nature has other ways of converting the fruits, vegetables and grains we grow.
5 min read
The Small-Tree Fix | Vego Garden
The Small-Tree Fix

Our search started with a swath of open space abutting an alleyway. The weed-and-grit was hardly an ideal focal point. It was time to consider screening-plant options, less for privacy than for beautification.  

8 min read
Healthy St. Augustine lawn | Vego Garden
Splendor in the Grass: Spring Lawn Care
Let’s talk about the what, when and how of spring lawn care, including scalping, dethatching, fertilizing, weed control, pest and disease management, watering and aerating.
6 min read
Old-fashioned petunias | Vego Garden
In Greg's Garden: Old-Fashioned Petunias
If there’s one plant that pulls all this together for me, it’s the lowly historic hybrid petunia mélange that I simply refer to as “old-fashioned” petunias.
4 min read
Texas Gardener magazine

About Texas Gardener magazine

For more than 40 years, the gardeners of Texas have relied on Texas Gardener magazine to provide them the most up to date, factual, research based horticultural information available. Texas Gardener’s writers are leaders in the Green Industry. They are the horticultural professionals that are developing the plants and processes that constantly improve the gardens and gardeners of Texas. As passionate gardeners, we truly believe that gardening matters.