20 Houston Nurseries That Will Inspire Major Garden-Envy

Whether you’re in the market for native plants or exotic specimens, these nurseries cover your every gardening need.

By Stephanie Bartels With Houstonia Staff

You'll find a variety of plants, herbs, vegetables, and garden and home décor at these plant nurseries around Houston. 

WHETHER YOUR PREFERENCE runs toward exotic plants, vegetables for homemade salads, or Texas natives, we’ve got you covered with the best nurseries and gardening-supply centers across the region. The best part? Many of Houston’s plant nurseries offer more than plants, with options ranging from fish pond installations to natural stone and mulch. And if you’re not in the market for a new garden, you can still find plenty to see and do at each of these botanical boutiques. 

The Arbor Gate

15635 FM 2920, Tomball
Where: Tomball
What to get: Hardy Earth-Kind roses, herbs, artisan pottery, home décor, and gardening classes

Beyond Paradise Nursery

21206 Northwest Fwy, Cypress
23920 FM 2978, Tomball
Where: Cypress, Tomball
What to get: Locally grown trees, shrubs, ornamental grasses, roses, and perennials, plus a selection of trees, palms, and native, tropical, and low-maintenance plants

Buchanan's Native Plants

611 E 11th St 
Where: The Heights
What to get: Native (read: low-maintenance) plants, trees, organic gardening supplies, and the option to shop online

The Cactus King

7900 I-45 N
Where: Acres Homes
What to get: Cactus and other succulents, plus an assortment of pottery

Caldwell Nursery

2436 Band Rd, Rosenberg
Where: Rosenberg
What to get: Tropical and subtropical plants, bamboo, and citrus trees

Cornelius Nursery

2233 S Voss Rd
Where: Several locations around Houston
What to get: Really good soil, houseplants, seeds and bulbs, shrubs, and flowers

Dirt Bag

701 W Gray St
Where: Montrose
What to get: ​​Handmade ceramic and terra cotta planters, plants and small-batch soil mixes for indoor cacti, succulents, and tropical houseplants

Enchanted Gardens

6420 FM 359, Richmond
Where: Richmond
What to get: Custom-designed container gardens, statuary, vegetables, and herbs

Gripon Gardens

2060 Pecan Orchard Rd, League City
Where: League City
What to get: Flowers, shrubs, trees, foliage, greenery, aquatic plants, and more

J & J Nursery 

4115 FM 2920, Spring
Where: Spring
What to get: Plants, vegetables, herbs, mulch, soil, gravel, fertilizers, and yard décor

Joshua's Native Plants & Garden

502 W 18th St
Where: The Heights
What to get: Native plants, colorful pottery, Thrive roses (the new Knock-Outs)

Maas Nursery

5511 Todville Rd, Seabrook
Where: Seabrook
What to get: Annuals, perennials, ground cover, vines, rare plants, gardening classes, and pottery

Nature’s Way Resources 

101 Sherbrook Cir, Conroe
Where: Conroe
What to get: Fruit trees, herbs, vegetables, perennials, roses, heirlooms, and natives 

Plants for All Seasons

21328 State Hwy 249, Spring
Where: Spring
What to get: Classes, tree potting, custom potting, trees, shrubs, herbs, vegetables, perennials, annuals, ground cover, and grasses

RCW Nurseries

15809 Tomball Pkwy
Where: Tomball
What to get: Plants, shrubs, trees, roses, annuals, perennials, veggies, and herbs

Shades of Texas

2618 Genoa Red Bluff Rd
5145 FM 1488, Magnolia
Where: Pasadena, Magnolia
What to get: Plants, trees, and shrubs; sand, gravel, rock, soil, mulch, and natural stone; options for large rock waterfalls and fish ponds

Southwest Fertilizer

5828 Bissonnet St
Where: Bellaire
What to get: Fertilizers, insecticides, and fungicides, both synthetic and organic

Thompson + Hanson 

3600 W Alabama St
Where: River Oaks
What to get: Plants, trees, roses, custom potting, and landscaping

Wabash Feed & Garden Store

5701 Washington Ave
Where: Rice Military
What to get: Anything and everything—including farm-fresh eggs

Woodlands Nursery 

4598 FM 1488, Conroe
Where: Conroe
What to get: More than 300 varieties of plants, trees, roses, and shrubs


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