Helpful Gardening Links

Here are some links we believe may be useful or interesting for our members.

National Garden Clubs, Inc.
The national website with information about our national organization and links to to other garden clubs.  Check them out on Facebook!

San Antonio Garden Center, Inc.
Tulsa Garden Center – Tulsa, OK
Valley Nature Center – Weslaco
(highlight is the collection of cacti and bog plants native to the Rio Grande Valley)

New Zealand Gardens to Visit
Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens – Houston – (highlight is the exquisite grooming)
Beaumont Botanical Gardens – Beaumont – (highlight is the oaks trees draped with Spanish moss and other tropicals)
Blue Moon Gardens – Retail nursery, Chandler, TX
Chandor Gardens – Weatherford
Chihuahuan Desert Gardens – El Paso on the UTEP campus (the highlight is the collection of desert plants)
Chihuahuan Desert Research Institute and Botanical Gardens – Fort Davis (highlight is the collection of cacti and succulents)
Clark Gardens – Weatherford (highlight is the antique roses)
Dallas Arboretum
Earle-Harrison House and Gardens – Waco (highlight is the antique rose arbor)
East Texas Arboretum & Botanical Society – Athens
Fort Worth Botanic Garden
Fort Worth Nature Center & Refuge
Houston Arboretum & Nature Center – Houston
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Mrs. Lee’s Daffodil Garden – Gladewater –  (highlight is the daffodil collections)
Mercer Arboretum & Botanic Gardens – Humble, TX
Myriad Botanical Gardens – Oklahoma City, OK
San Antonio Botanical Garden
South Texas Botanical Gardens & Nature Center – Corpus Christi
Stephen F. Austin Mast Arboretum – In Nacogdoches on the SFA campus  (highlight is the Ruby M. Mize Azalea Garden, largest in Texas)
Texas Discovery Gardens
Located at historic Fair Park in Dallas, Texas Discovery Gardens is a year-round urban oasis
filled with natural wonders for visitors of all ages. Ten different themed areas include a
butterfly habitat, native wildlife pond, scent garden, shade garden and heirloom garden.
The first certified organic public gardens in the state, Texas Discovery Gardens features
spectacular native and adapted plants grown using sustainable methods that conserve
water and protect the environment.
Weston Gardens – Demonstration gardens and retail nursery – Fort Worth
Wildseed Farms – Demonstration gardens and retail shop – Fredericksburg
Zilker Botanical Garden – Austin

Aggie Horticulture – This has a great amount of information on all aspects of gardening
Texas A&M Forest Service
Texas SmartScape – SmartScape utilizes xeriscape principles, but goes beyond the basics by providing design, care, and plant search tools that are ?Smart?. This site provides information for gardeners in West Texas and North Central Texas.