Trending Houseplants

Round Rock Gardeners, you have seen them on Pinterest, women’s apparel, Facebook, and in magazine ads. I’m talking about trending houseplants. The all-green natural look is taking America’s fashion, home decor, and social media over-the-top with houseplants. There is so much more than meets the eye when discussing trending houseplants. Who is doing it, Why did the trend start, and …

Cheers to 16 Years

Round Rock Garden Center is celebrating 16 years of business this Saturday, Aug 11. Over the past 16 years, we’ve made a lot of physical changes to our store, and we’ve proudly developed into a full-service garden for the Round Rock/Austin area. Our first big fix to the garden center was the parking lot, and every customer and employee that …

Welcome to August

August is here and we have so many opportunities to look forward to. The heat is going to let up (fingers crossed,) and that means it’s time to train your climbers, plant fall veggies, and add compost/mulch to your garden. We’re officially preparing for the fall. The highest temperature in August 2017, was 100 degrees. Hard to believe, but the …

Add Some Roses

The middle of summer can have your garden looking tired. Adding an easy to maintain eye-catching rose bush, is the best way to pick it up and regenerate a little life. There are different routes to go when discussing the rose design for your garden; climbing or bush, but either will add a new design to your garden. One of …

Summer Perennials

This summer, Round Rock Garden Center believes it’s important to have some beautiful summer perennials that will flourish in your garden. The hardiest, most sun-loving, and longest blooming plants in zone 8b are the only plants we’ll recommend for you. The Coreopsis flower thrives in hot and dry weather, it’s a very reliable Texas perennial that that comes in many …

Shade Shrubs For You

This week, Round Rock Garden Center is focusing on some of the most beautiful and versatile shrubs we carry. The Mahonia Indigo, Azalea, Gardenia, Elephant Ear, and Leopard Plant. These plants can be placed by your house, underneath trees, or anywhere in your yard that is completely covered in shade. However, the Mahonia Indigo breaks the stereotype of a SHADE …

FOXFARM Ocean Forest Potting Soil

Foxfarm Soil and Fertilizer Company is a highly recommended brand at Round Rock Garden Center. It was founded in America as an environmentally friendly brand that caters to the needs of you and your planting needs. In 1984 the founder of Foxfarm, Willy, started a line of fertilizers and soils from Humboldt County, California, with a mission to take care …

Plant of the Week- Salvia (June 15, 2018)

It comes as no surprise to Texas dwellers, that June is when things start heating up around here. Are you searching for a beautiful and durable plant that will sustain the Texas sun, and help you keep your landscape looking beautiful year round? We have the solution. This week’s plant of the week is Salvia. There are many different species …

Growing Ginger

This week we opened our blog topic up to our Round Rock Gardeners, and the winner of this week’s blog topic is “growing ginger.” Ginger is most commonly known for aromatherapy and its spicy flavor. It also has anti-inflammatory compounds that are great for people experiencing arthritis. Whatever your reason for growing ginger may be, we want to help you …

Herbs Anyone Can Grow

Why purchase herbs from the grocery store when you can grow your own at home? For a convenient oomph of flavor whenever your meal needs a boost, plant herbs in your own garden or containers. Home-grown herbs are less expensive and fresher than their store-bought counterparts while being surprisingly easy to grow and maintain. Study the following list for seasoning …