Origin of the Christmas Tree

Every Christmas, people all over America put up Christmas trees in their living room. Some choose natures tree and others prefer wacky colored artificial. The options are endless when it comes to choosing what kind of Christmas tree you want for your home, but have you ever considered why we follow this strange tradition; putting a tree in the middle …

Preparing for Christmas

Every year it seems like people prepare for Christmas earlier and earlier. Well, it’s the most wonderful time of the year and we want you to feel prepared right along with us. The garden center has started hanging lights, preparing for tree flocking, a wreath making class, and our annual open house. With two months left before Christmas day is …

Decorating for Halloween

Round Rock Gardens is the spookiest garden center for households who love thrills and chills. During the month of October, we know it’s important to have the creepiest yard on the block. Round Rock Garden Center has Halloween decor for the garden and home. We even have carving, mini, and pie pumpkins for sale- so add a spooky jack-o-lantern to …

Forever Evergreen Shrubs

During the winter season plants start to go dormant and yards/gardens begin to look sparse. The evergreen shrub prevents yards from looking dead all year long, simply by doing what it was naturally created to do. There are other benefits that come along with an evergreen shrub; year-round shelter for wildlife, winter color, and year-round privacy for homes. Birds and …

Yard Beautification

  After a long hot summer, it can be difficult to know where to start for fall. The grass is dead and the yard is barren. The best tip to remember when you’re trying to clean up this fall is, FALL IS FOR PLANTING. A little fertilizer, a few annuals, and a tree or two will bring your yard back …

Time for Trees

Every year, at all times of the year, people are planting trees. However, the best time for planting trees is right now, and Round Rock Garden Center just received a shipment of the beautiful trees you’ve been waiting for. We’ve been listening to your requests all summer long and took them into consideration when ordering our trees. We have Oshio-Beni …

Meet Our Expert Gardeners

This week, we want to introduce the Round Rock Garden Center expert gardeners. Anytime you have an issue with your plants or grass, Round Rock Garden Center’s expert gardeners are the first to respond to your issue. Whether it’s over the phone or a live sample brought in person, our staff is always excited to help. Here’s the team that …

The First Day of Fall

When you think about fall, do you think about wrapping yourself up in a warm blanket, or drinking a warm mug of hot cocoa? Maybe you get excited because fall is the perfect time for planting in your garden! The first day of fall has snuck up on us fast. This Saturday, September 22, we will be in full swing …

History of the Pumpkin

The pumpkin is a staple that many American households purchase during the fall season. The pumpkin is loved, but where did it come from and why do we carve into them on Halloween? The Pumpkin is native to North America, and there’s evidence that the Indians used pumpkins in their diet many years before the pilgrims arrived. Once the pilgrims …

Watering Your Grass

Finding a watering pattern for your grass can be hard to do. A lot of the time it consists of guesswork and results in dead grass. Dead grass is usually caused by one of three things; over watering, under watering, and the time of day the grass is being watered. At the first sign of brown spots, lawn owners assume …