More Gardening Links

Wildflowers

Wild Flowers In Bloom. This Aggie Horticulture wildflower site includes photos, growing information, seed sources, and links to all things wildflower.

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center. The Center’s mission is to increase the sustainable use and conservation of native wildflowers, plants, and landscapes. Native gardens, exhibits, trails, and events.

Wildseed Farms. Located seven miles east of Fredericksburg, the farm has 200 acres of wildflowers in various stages of development. Open seven days a week. Source for seeds, nursery plants, and photo opportunities.

Assorted Resources

SAWS Garden Styles San Antonio. Great source for water conservation techniques, landscape care guides, low water plant list, general water conservation tips, and water conservation seminars and events in San Antonio area.

San Marcos Nature Center (SMNC). The SMNC is a cooperative program of the City of San Marcos and Texas State University. The SMNC has a variety of indoor animal exhibits and an outdoor Wildscape of native plants and animals found in the San Marcos area. What can you there? Take a tour amongst the living library of native plant species. Sign up for a floral or gardening workshop, or a seminar that promotes the use of native plants and sustainable landscaping techniques.

Plant Answers. Got a question, want to research a plant? This is the definitive site from Texas Cooperative Extension Horticulture, The Texas A&M University system.

Milberger’s Retail Nursery, San Antonio. Provider of bedding plants, trees and shrubs, landscape features, and garden supplies and related services.

San Antonio Botanical Garden. Connecting people to the plant world through experience, education, and research. Operated under the auspices of the City of San Antonio Parks and Recreation Department, the San Antonio Botanical Garden founded in 1980, encompasses 33 acres in the center of the city of San Antonio, 555 Funston @ North New Braunfels Avenue.

Antique Rose Emporium. Antique Rose Emporium is a source for antique and old garden roses.

San Antonio Herb Society.  The San Antonio Herb Society was formed in 1983 with the goals of sharing knowledge in planting, growing, harvesting and using herbs for cooking, scenting, decoration, and healing.

Square Foot Gardening. The official site of square foot gardening, a uniquely simplified method of gardening that produces 100% of the harvest in only 20% of the space.

Texas Superstars.  Strong and Stunning Plants for Texans.  Every plant earning the Texas Superstar designation undergoes several years of extensive field trials by Texas AgriLife Research and the Texas AgriLife Extension Service.  They must be proven to be super-performing plants under Texas growing conditions.

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