​​Archie's Gardenland

Locally owned garden center and tree-care specialists


An independent Texas-based garden center

Elizabeth Anna's Old World Garden

Supplies, garden design and installation

Marshall Grain Company

Organic gardening supplies

Living Earth

Mulch, compost, soils and more

Russell Feed

Feed, farm and pet supplies


Supplies for farm, ranch and home

Redenta's Garden

Offers organic solutions to common garden problems

Silver Creek Materials

Recycling and composting supplies

Weston Gardens

Nursery and garden center


Full service stone yard with landscaping and gardening supplies  

​Texas Organic Vegetable Gardening by J. Howard Garrett and C. Malcolm Beck

All New Square Foot Gardening (2nd ed.)​ by Mel Bartholomew

How to Grow More Vegetables

by John Jeavons

Texas Bug Book by Howard Garrett and  C. Malcolm Beck

Mother Earth News

A sustainable lifestyle magazine on homesteading and more

North Texas Vegetable Gardeners Blog

An online community and meeting place for small-scale and hobby vegetable gardeners

Edible ​​​Dallas Fort Worth

Author Marshall Hinsely writes on gardening, farming and sustainability 


How to's, forums, articles, and journals 

Heart of Texas Community Garden Coalition

Partners with Waco area organizations to plant community gardens

Coalition of Austin Community Gardens

Promotes and support new and existing community gardens in the Austin area

Local Garden Suppliers

Gardening Basics
Texas AgriLife Extension: Gardening instruction specific to North Texas

National Gardening Association: Educational plant-based materials, grants, and resources

Garden Guides: Gardening how-to's, plant fact sheets, seasonal tips and garden techniques

TCFPC Gardening Curricula: Backyard gardening workshops

TCC Northwest Horticulture Program: AA degree that prepares students for careers in all aspects of horticulture

Garden Books, Blogs & Sites

Botanical Research Institute of Texas

Learning center focused on conservation

Fort Worth Botanic Garden 

Gardens, workshops, events, membership and more

Dallas Arboretum

Gardens, education, events, and more

Out Teach

Partners with elementary schools to install outdoor classrooms

Tarrant County Master Gardener Association

Community of local gardeners with special training in horticulture

Texas Garden Clubs, Inc

Network with gardeners across Texas

Texas Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association

Supports and promotes organic agriculture across Texas

Gardeners in Community Development

Nonprofit organization; a community of neighborhood garden supporters in Dallas

Grow North Texas

Creating a sustainable, secure regional food system

The Seed Project Foundation

Supports sustainability through educational, agricultural, and community initiatives​

How To Start Community Gardens

American Community Gardening Association: Promotes the formation and development of community gardens  

University of Missouri Extension: A Community Garden Toolkit

​Kids Gardening: School gardening programs, funding and news

Clubs & Organizations

Simple Soil Health

Soil Building Systems: Calculate the cubic yards needed for any project...and more

Soil Testing: Texas A&M Agrilife Extension

Texas Soil Survey Manuscripts: USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service

Web Soil Survey: USDA NRCS. Soil surveys on specific property.

How to Compost: A One-Page Poster

Mulching and Composting: A Take Care of Texas Guide