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

Ask Skip | Vego Garden
Ask Skip: Peach trees and shallow holes
Skip is back to answer some of your questions, this time about growing peach trees in Texas.
2 min read
Texas Tough Zexmenia
Texas Tough Zexmenia
Zexmenia provides excellent season-long color in full sun to part-shade with minimal care. 
2 min read
Surprise in Ron's Yard | Vego Garden
Spring Surprise in Ron’s Yard
Meet Ron Craw, a neighbor of mine in Oak Hill, who unwittingly grew a sweet surprise in his yard.
7 min read
Rat snakes, also called chicken snakes, are non-venomous | Vego Garden
Slithering Snakes
As a lover of nature, I admire snakes and their role in the ecosystem, just as I do birds, butterflies, bats, bees and box turtles.
5 min read
Gardening experts in South Texas say plant potatoes before President's Day | Vego Garden
President's Day Potatoes
Most gardeners agree the middle of March is the time for planting, but the one thing that needs to be planted in the February garden – potatoes.
3 min read
Over-The-Edge Beauty
Over-The-Edge Beauty
Sometimes we seek out plants that can be directed downwards to dangle attractively over edges or borders. These plants are known as trailers, spillers or cascaders.
7 min read
February Cole Vegetables
Your February Texas Gardening Checklist
From roses to cole crops to trees and shrubs - it's time for Vego gardeners to prepare your February Texas garden with some great tips from Texas Gardeners magazine.
7 min read
Trellised Tomatoes | Vego Garden
Trellised Tomatoes: Up, Up and Away!
Most tomato vines get so big that they cannot support themselves, but in reality, all tomatoes can support themselves in their own way. 
9 min read
Problems and Solutions | Vego Garden
Your Problems, Our Solutions: Wasps, Voles and Pomegranates
Have a gardening problem? We have a solution! In this segment, it's wasps, voles and pomegranates.
3 min read
In Greg's Garden - The Adams Family
In Greg's Garden - The Adams Family
Although The Addams Family was about a ghoulish bunch and didn’t exactly alter the world order, I had my very own semi-normal Adams family in our Longview neighborhood that did change my life.
5 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.