Once eaten by woolly mammoths, and later used by Indigenous Texans and settlers for its sturdy wood, this strange plant has spread from Texas across the country.
For a peaceful oasis, follow these tips from an expert at the Fort Worth Botanic Garden.
You’ll need the right kind of milkweed and plenty of patience.
Landscape designer James Burnett shares how to plant a backyard oasis for any weather.
Desert cacti, tropical orchids, towering live oaks—these tranquil spots teem with ever-changing flora. It’s time to plan a trip.
Grab those Texas tomatoes off the vine and get to sippin’.
Patience is key, but go ahead and trim those mushy bits.
Texas gardeners share photos of their fall crops, plus tips for preparing for the winter season.
Eight tips from expert gardeners.
David Hocker is busier than ever this time of year. He says that at home, you should be too. Here’s what to do.
Thousands of Texans are finding much-needed stress relief by digging in the dirt. Plus: four tips for novice gardeners.
A Houston poet laureate on the hopeful defiance of her bluebonnets.
The coffee table book ‘Marfa Gardens’ proves that there’s more to desert flora than cactus and agave.
Actress Zooey Deschanel and her husband, entrepreneur Jacob Pechenik, launch an Austin-based effort to help you grow your own vegetables.
Monarch numbers are way, way down, and what you’ve been planting to help them might be doing more harm than good.
With a little planning and these gardening tips, growing your own wildflower meadow will become second nature.
Dozens of roses—and not just yellow ones—have flourished in Texas for more than a century, planted by immigrants who cherished them as sentimental reminders of home. Here are a few of our favorites.
From antique benches to cast-iron planters, a selective guide to the yard art of your dreams.
Head for the hills: Texas has a bumper crop of bluebonnets this year.