Handy Links

Local Garden Centers and Businesses

Links to pages and contact information for DFW area plants and pest control. LHCG does not endorse or recommend any of these business, this listing is for information only.

Copper Canyon Daisy (Tagetes lemmonii)
Texas Native: Copper Canyon Daisy (Tagetes lemmonii)

North Haven Gardens
Local garden center with organic pest control, soil, many veggie plants and an excellent monthly calendar for planting. Fall Guide. Texas Natives.

Dirt Doctor
Monthly schedule for gardening. Guidance from Howard Garrett. “What to do in Your Organic Garden and Monthly Organic Garden Maintenance.”

Living Earth Technology
Largest manufacturer and provider of mulch, compost and other landscaping materials in Texas, as well as Texas’ largest recycler of green material. They operate 19 locations in Dallas, Houston, Fort Worth and Pineland, selling to commercial landscaping contractors, nurseries and homeowners. Living Earth’s product offering includes a variety of mulches, composts, blended soils, soil amendments and convenience items such as stone, gravel and river rock.

Soil Building Systems
Leading manufacturer and wholesaler of high quality organic composts, soil mixes, mulches and specialty products, serving Dallas/Ft. Worth Metroplex landscape professionals and gardening enthusiasts since 1972. Products that help plants cope with the demanding soil and environmental challenges in the Metroplex. Through extensive research and testing, SBS has perfected the techniques that consistently produce top performing materials.

Garden Resource Links

Gardening tips, plant suggestions and dates for planting, where to go or who to call for answers to your questions.  Not all sites are exclusively organic (i.e., Dallas County Master Gardeners Association), but will give you an organic answer if informed of your gardening methods.

Texas Native: Purple-Poppy-Mallow-Winecups- (Callirhoe involucrata)
Texas Native: Purple Poppy Mallow aka Winecups (Callirhoe involucrata)

Dallas County Master Gardeners Assoc., Inc
Gardening Questions? Dallas County Master Gardeners provide free gardening advice to area residents. They welcome the opportunity to help you find the solution to your gardening problems. Just give them a call at (214) 904-3053.  Hours: M – F, 9:30 AM – 3:30 PM. Email : dallasmg@ ag.tamu.edu. Make sure to inform the Master Gardener that you are only using organic methods in your garden.

Texas Master Gardeners Association
The 2018 Texas Master Gardener Conference will be held in College Station, April 4-6, 2018. Join the 40th Anniversary celebration of the Master Gardener Program in the state of Texas and unveil the Earth-Kind® Gardens within The Gardens at Texas A&M University.

Texas Master Naturalist
Develops a corps of well-informed volunteers to provide education, outreach, and service dedicated to the beneficial management of natural resources and natural areas within their communities for the State of Texas.

Dallas Organic Garden Club
Organic gardening and information about the local Dallas club.

Texas Discovery Gardens
Located at historic Fair Park in Dallas, the Texas Discovery Gardens is a year-round organic urban oasis filled with natural wonders for visitors of all ages. Its 7.5 acres includes the brand new Rosine Smith Sammons Butterfly House and Insectarium. Meander down the canopy walkway as you see hundreds of free-flying butterflies and its collection of tropical plants.