Fall Garden in Central Texas

Novella on Fall Planting

  Believe it or not, it’s time for Fall planning ???? Most people think of spring as the time to add plants, flowers ????????, and making the world a little greener.  What most people don’t realize is that Fall ???? is a great time to plant – and in Austin – it may even be […]

Autumn Sage (Salvia greggii)

Another great selection for adding a vibrant splash of color to your yard is the Autumn Sage.  Native to Central Southwest Texas, this perennial shrub remains green during the entirety of the year while blooming March-November.  The Flowers are usually red in color, but can come in varying  shades of pink, orange, white, and purple.  Here […]

Yucca Pallida

The Yucca Pallida is another great option when it comes to selecting flora for your landscape.  Native to Central Texas, the Yucca Pallida uses very little water and unlike many other Yucca species it stays close to the ground never developing a stem nor growing to more than approximately 3 feet in height.  It blooms in May-June […]

Society Garlic

If you want a popular heat resistant flower for your yard, Society Garlic is a great option. This flower produces a sweet fragrance during its summer blooming season. It produces beautiful clusters of lavender-pink flowers that open up on long stems in early summer until late fall. Here’s more information on Society Garlic (Tulbaghia violacea): […]

Begonia

If you want a great way to add some variety to your yard, consider planting some Begonias. This easy-to-grow plant has been around for a while and for good reason. The come in a variety of colors including orange, pink, white and yellow. These flowers need very little to thrive and they provide such an […]

Mexican Bush Sage

The Mexican Bush sage is an excellent option for our central Texas climate. This a vibrant little flower that blooms primarily in the fall. It has an evergreen shrub and produces purple flowers clasped by soft purple calyces.    They usually grow to be around 3′ tall They are fast growers Butterflies love them They […]

Yaupon Holly

This is native shrub is fantastic for small bed spaces. There are actually two types of Yaupon Hollies, the male version (aka Will Fleming) and the female version (aka Scarlet’s Peak). Scarlet’s Peak produces red berries in the winter whereas Will Fleming is a pollinator. The winter bloom for the Scarlet’s Peak adds a wonderful holiday […]

Yaupon Holly

The Yaupon Holly is a phenomenal option when it comes to selecting flora for your landscape.   Native to Central Texas, the Yaupon Holly is a small perennial tree, often growing up to 25 feet in height.  The tree blooms white flowers in April-May and then female trees produce copious amounts of small red berries in place of […]

Agapanthus

This flower is a wonder addition of color to the your beds during the summer and early fall. The Agapanthus is a staple of warm-winter regions. It is low maintenance flower that produces colorful blue or white bulbs. Their evergreen leaves add plenty of texture to beds and pots too. Here are some more facts […]

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