Residential Retreat in Austin

Tour this half-acre residential landscape in Austin, Texas, where Christy Ten Eyck created a spot for its residents and local wildlife to enjoy

The Plant Man

John G. Fairey, a flora collector with a rare eye for design, transformed a Texas landscape into the famed garden Peckerwood. His vision for Peckerwood, which includes a light-dappled woodland, several shimmering dry gardens, and a parklike arboretum, developed not gradually but in a transformative awakening during a trip to Mexico. This is the story of a plant man and his garden.

A Tiered Garden in Austin, Texas

A steep and ramshackle plot of land is transformed into a peaceful retreat.

French Revival: A Taste of Provence, France in Dallas

A French provincial garden is created when the new owners of a 1920s Texas home undertake the restoration of their unkept property.

Way Out West: Gardens of Marfa, Texas

Residents of Marfa, Texas, have created vibrant gardens that bring life to the desert plains.

Houston's Bayou Bend

Developed between 1930 and 1950, the organically maintained gardens at Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens in Houston are nationally recognized as among the most significant in the South

Lake Austin Spa Resort

With more than 19 lakefront acres designed to nourish body and soul, plus more than 1,000 species of trees, flowers, herbs and vegetables, this is a destination you don't want to miss.

Nasher Sculpture Center

This modern sculpture garden in the Dallas' Downtown Arts District opened in 2003.

Homecoming Mums: A Texas Tradition

In honor of football and chrysanthemum season, we bow before a floral tradition specific to Texas: homecoming mums.

Botanic Notables: Texas Bluebonnets

The bluebonnet is a smart, strong flower, and, thanks to a state's embrace, a true Texan. And because they love them so, there are six bluebonnets recognized as state flowers.

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