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  • Nurseries with Native & Adapted Plants
  • Books on Landscaping
  • Gardening Books
  • Dallas Area Designers – Specialists in WaterWise/Drought Tolerant Landscapes
  • Habitat Friendly
  • Floral Design
  • House Plants
  • WATERWISE Landscapes – Websites
  • WATERWISE  Landscapes – Plants

NURSERIES with NATIVE & ADAPTED PLANTS

ANTIQUE ROSE EMPORIUM (Mail Order)

9300 Lueckmeyer Road, Brenham, TX 77833
1-800-441-0002
Website: www.antiqueroseemporium.com

BRUCE MILLER NURSERIES

1000 E. Beltline Road, Richardson, Texas 75081
972-238-0204
Website: www.brucemillernursery.com

BRUMLEY GARDENS

10540 Church Road, Dallas, TX 75238
214-343-4900
Website: www.brumleygardens.com

CHAMBLEE’S ROSE NURSERY (Mail Order)

10926 U.S. Highway 69 North, Tyler, Texas 75706
1-800-256-ROSE
Website: www.chambleeroses.com

COVINGTON’S NURSERY

588 President George Bush Highway, Rowlett, TX 75089
972-475-5888
Website: www.covingtonnursery.com

NATIVE AMERICAN SEED CO. (Mail Order)

3791 N. U.S. Highway 377, Junction, TX 76849
1-800-728-4043
Website: www.seedsource.com

NORTH HAVEN GARDENS

7700 Northaven Road, Dallas, TX 75230
214-363-5316
Website: www.nhg.com

REDENTA’s GARDEN CENTER

2001 Skillman Street, Dallas, TX 75206
214-823-9421
Website: www.redentas.com

ROHDE’S

1651 Wall Street, Garland, TX 75041
972-864-1934
Website: www.beorganic.com

WESTON GARDENS IN BLOOM

8101 Anglin Drive, Ft. Worth, TX 76140
817-572-0549 (metro)
Website: www.westongardens.com

BOOKS ON LANDSCAPING

ANTIQUE ROSES FOR THE SOUTH

William C. Welch Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing (1990)

EASY GARDENS FOR NORTH CENTRAL TEXAS

Colorful, Simple, Low Water. Steve Huddleston and Pamela Crawford Publisher: Color Garden Publishing

GARDEN BULBS FOR THE SOUTH

Scott Ogden Publisher: Timber Press (2007)

HOME LANDSCAPING

Greg Grant and Roger Holmes Publisher: Creative Homeowner®

HOWARD GARRETT’S TEXAS TREES

J. Howard Garrett Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing (2002)

HOW TO GROW NATIVE PLANTS OF TEXAS AND THE SOUTHWEST

Jill Nokes, Kathryn Miller Brown (Illustrator) Publisher: University of Texas Press (2001)

NEIL SPERRY’S COMPLETE GUIDE TO TEXAS GARDENING

Neil Sperry Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing (1991)

NATIVE TEXAS GARDENS: MAXIMUM BEAUTY MINIMUM UPKEEP

Sally and Andy Wasowski Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing (2003)

NATIVE TEXAS PLANTS: LANDSCAPING REGION BY REGION

Sally and Andy Wasowski Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing (2003)

PERENNIAL GARDENS FOR TEXAS

Julie Ryan Publisher: University of Texas Press (1998)

PLANTS THE METROPLEX

J. Howard Garrett Publisher: University of Texas Press (1998)

TEXAS WILDFLOWERS: A FIELD GUIDE

Campbell and Lynn Loughmiller Publisher: UNIVERISTY OF Texas Press (2006)

WILDFLOWERS OF TEXAS

Geyata Ajilvsgi Publisher: Shearer Publishing (2003)

GARDENING BOOKS

A-Z ENCYCLOPEDIA OF GARDEN PLANTS

The American Horticultural Society Christopher Brickell & H. Marc Cathey Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc.

DOUG WELSH’S TEXAS GARDEN ALMANAC

Doug Welsh (Illustrated by Aletha St. Roman) Texas A&M University Press

GARDEN HOME

– Creating Garden For Everyday Living P.Allen Smith (Photographs by Jane Colclasure) Publisher: Clarkson Potter

PLANT PROPAGATION

Alan Toogood The American Horticultural Society Publisher: DK Publishing

PRAIRIE TIME – A BLACKLAND PORTRAIT

Matt White Publisher: Texas A&M University Press

SEX IN YOUR GARDEN

Angela Overy Publisher: Fulcrum Publishing

THE BOUNTIFUL FLOWER GARDEN

Growing and Sharing Cut Flowers in the South Neil G. Odenwald & William C. Welch Publisher: Taylor Publishing Company

GROW A LIVING WALL

Create Vertical Gardens with Purpose Pollinators, Herbs & Veggies, Aromatherapy, Many More Shawna Coronado Publisher: Cool Springs Press

HEIRLOOM BULBS FOR TODAY

Chris Wiesinger (“The Bulb-Hunter” and Cherie Foster Colbarn Introduction by Dr. Bill Welch Publisher: Bright Sky Press

DALLAS AREA DESIGNERS

Specialists in WaterWise/Drought Tolerant Landscapes

APPEALING GARDENS LANDSCAPE, LLC

Keith Pulliam, 469-569-8049 Website: www.agscapes.com

BEAUTIFUL LANDSCAPES

Bonnie Reese, designed North Texas Xeriscape Demonstration Garden, teaches seminars on Water-Wise landscapes, author of Common Sense Landscaping, 1848 Oates Drive, Dallas, TX 75228 972-224-1179, Website: www.beautifullandscapes.net

DUBBERLEY LANDSCAPE

Carrie Dubberley,  designed WaterWise Landscape Tour winner, landscape design, consultant, garden coach and teacher, 214-770-6252, Website: www.dubberleylandscape.com
and Michael Parkey, ASLA, Former Xeriscape award winner,
10308 Vinemont Street, Dallas, TX 75218, 214-321-5538
Website: www.michaelparkey.com

REDENTA’s GARDEN CENTER

2001 Skillman Street Dallas, TX 75206 214-823-9421
Website: www.redentas.com

RHODE’S

1651 Wall Street, Garland, TX 75041
972-864-1934, Website: www.beorganic.com

SHADES OF GREEN

7401 Coit Road, Frisco, TX 75035
972-335-9095,  Website: www.shadesofgreeninc.com

TEXAS BLACKLAND GARDENING

Chrissy Cortez-Mathis, WaterWise Landscape Tour winning landscape, 972-849-7760
Website: www.texasblacklandgardening.com

DIANE VAN BUREN DESIGNS

Diane Van Buren, Designed WaterWise Landscape Tour winning landscape, landscape-residential design,
214-354-8967 Website: www.dianevanburen.com

HABITAT FRIENDLY

A DAZZLE OF DRAGONFLIES

Forrest L. Mitchell James L. Lasswell Publisher: Texas A&M University Press

BUTTERFLIES

How to Identify and Attract Them to Your garden Marcus Schneck Publisher: Chartwell Books, Inc.

DRAGON FLIES

Peter Van Dokkum Publisher: Yale University Press

HUMMINGBIRDS OF TEXAS

Clifford E. Shackelford, Madge M. Lindsey and C. Mark Klym Publisher: Texas A&M University Press

KEEPING CHICKENS

Getting the Best from your Chickens Jeremy Hobson and Celia Lewis Publisher: David and Charles

THE LIFE CYCLES OF BUTTERFLIES

From Egg to Maturity, a Visual Guide to 23 Common Garden Butterflies Publisher: Judy Burris and Wayne Richards

FLORAL DESIGN

FLOWER ARRANGING

– The American Way A World Association of Flower Arrangers (WAFA USA [Book]) Publisher: Abrams

ARTFLOR

– Advanced Design & Process Hitomi Gilliam Publisher: Institut de Artflor

HOUSE PLANTS

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WATERWISE LANDSCAPES – WEBSITES

CITY OF DALLAS WATER CONSERVATION

Website: www.SaveDallasWater.com

CITY BUGS

Website: www.CityBugs.tamu.edu

Dallas Country Master Gardener Association, Inc.

Website: www.DallasCountyMasterGardeners.org

EARTH-KIND® ROSES

Website: www.Aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu/earthkind/roses

LADY BIRD JOHNSON WILDFLOWER CENTER

Website: www.wildflower.org

RAINWATER HARVESTING

Website: www.rainwaterharvesting.tamu.edu

TEXAS AGRILIFE EXTENSION

–Research and Extension Center at DALLAS
Website: www.dallas.tamu.edu

TEXAS A&M AGRILIFE RESEARCH WATER UNIVERISITY

17360 Coit Rd., Dallas, TX
Website: https://www.facebook.com/AgriLifeDallasWaterUniversity

TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY HORTICULTURE

Website: www.aggie-horticulture.tamu.edu

TEXAS GREYWATER ALLIANCE

Website: www.greywateralliance.org/texas.html

TEXAS SMARTSCAPE

Website: www.txsmartscape.com

TEXAS SUPERSTAR PLANTS

Website: www.urbanlandscapeguide.tamu.edu

URBAN LANDSCAPES

Website: www.urbanlandscapeguide.tamu.edu

PLANTS FOR OUR WATERWISE LANDSCAPES

Note: Used with permission. Bonnie Reeses’s Beautiful Landscapes book.

PERENNIALS

  • Fall Aster
  • Purple Bleeding Heart
  • Texas Bluebells
  • Butterfly Weed (sp)
  • Candy Tuft
  • Blackfoot Daisy
  • Four-nerve Daisy
  • Esperanza
  • Holly Fern
  • Gregg’s Mist Flower
  • Trailing Lantana
  • Salvia Greggi
  • Cedar Sage
  • Red Shrimp Plant
  • Shrubby Skullcap
  • Turks Cap
  • Zexmenia

ORNAMENTAL GRASSES

  • Inland Sea Oats
  • Giant Liriope
  • Miscanthus sp.
  • Gulf Muhly (aka Ruby Mist Muhly)
  • Linheimer’s Muhly Grass
  • Mexican Feather Grass

TURFGRASSES (check Texas A&M website)

  • St. Augustine
  • Common Bermuda
  • Blue Grass
  • Buffalo
  • Reveille
  • Specialty grasses

TREES

  • Cedar Elm
  • Possumhaw Holly
  • Yaupon Holly
  • Texas Mountain Laurel
  • Eve’s Necklace
  • Bur Oak
  • Chinquapin Oak
  • Live Oak
  • Shumard Oak/Texas Red Oak (?)
  • Chinese Pistache
  • Rusty Blackhaw Vibunum
  • Vitex
  • Desert Willow

SHRUBS

  • Prostrate Abelia
  • Edward Goucher or Sherwood Abelia
  • Japanese Aralia
  • ‘Gold Dust’ Aucuba
  • Crimson Pigmy Barberry
  • Roseglow Barberry
  • Cleyera
  • Dwarf Crepe Myrtle
  • Weeping Minature Crepe Myrtle
  • Germander
  • Hollies for Zone 8; sun or shade
    • Dwarf Burford Holly 5 x 5
    • Dwarf Chinese Holly 5 x 5
    • Foster Holly 25’ x 15’
    • Nellie R. Stevens Holly 30’ x 15’+
    • Savannah holly 30 x 20’
  • Hypericum sp.
  • Dwarf Indian Hawthorne
  • ‘Majestic Beauty’ Indian Hawthorne
  • Blue Rug Juniper
  • Tam’s Juniper
  • Upright Juniper
  • ‘Plum Delight’ Loropetalum
  • ‘Purple Pixie’ Loropetalum
  • Nandina Domestica/Nandina Compact
  • Gulfstream Nandina
  • Nana Nandina
  • Photinia
  • Knockout Rose
  • Texas Sage Silverado
  • Texas Sage
  • Spreading Yew
  • Red Yucca

VINES AND GROUNDCOVERS

  • Asian Jasmine
  • Crossvine
  • Creeping Germander
  • Coral Honeysuckle
  • Horseherb
  • ‘Aaron’s Beard’ Hypericum
  • Green Liriope
  • Mondo Grass
  • Hardy Plumbago
WE ARE A LOCAL DALLAS GARDEN CLUB!