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4 Ways to Get More Blooms from your Texas Mountain Laurels

It's so disappointing this time of year when you get no (or few) blooms on your Texas Mountain Laurels!   Fear not . . .  there may be a few things you can do to help . . . .   Really,... Continue Reading →

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Texas Sabals: a new trim for more successful transplanting

Texas Sabal palms are the only large palm that grows native in Texas.   Unfortunately they are a little bit difficult to transplant. Their beauty and use by nature make it worth the risk to plant Texas Sabal palms.   They have... Continue Reading →

Rostrata Blooms

  For the first time since we planted rostratas in our fields 5 years ago, we have a few that are blooming! The flower spikes are less structured than other Yuccas but the petals are large, airy, and quite striking.... Continue Reading →

Pindo Palms

I have never considered adding a pindo palm to my landscape because of the heavy clay that I live (and garden) in.    But Alvin's latest "freeze fix" has me reconsidering. One of Alvin's friends, who had suffered suffered freeze... Continue Reading →

Honey Mesquite Trees

Honey mesquite trees are fast growing and drought tolerant once established.

Texas Sabal

We have a wide variety of sizes of Texas Sabal Palm trees for sale.

Paloverde ‘Desert Museum’

 Desert museum Paloverde is our newest available product - it's a thornless paloverde!  We harvested the first trees yesterday and were thrilled with the root structure.  In nature, a paloverde tree may have three long roots with very few fibrous... Continue Reading →

Chapote or Texas Persimmons

Texas Persimmons, also known as Chapote, is a small semi-deciduous tree with dark  green leaves. It is often low forking or multi-trunked.   In South Texas, Texas Persimmons performs much like a live oak, retaining its leaves throughout the winter and then dropping... Continue Reading →

Wild Olive or Anacahuita

Sunday was the perfect day to spend outdoors - cool and sunny.  After burning the branches already in the fire pit, we wandered through the yard trimming dead wood to keep the fire going.   It gave us a chance to take... Continue Reading →

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