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The Arbor Gate, way more than a garden center, is quite literally an inspired collection that includes unusual plants, artisan-created decorative pieces, and a constantly changing array of items that bring beauty, comfort, and even flavor to the home and garden.

The Gate (as it's fondly called) is your entry to our symphony of color, fragrance, form, and function that can infuse your indoor and outdoor living spaces with personal warmth and beauty.

Plants are our passion -- regardless of your primary aim when you visit us, you'll find yourself surrounded by magnificent display gardens that can't help but inspire your creativity. And because the Arbor Gate family includes so many experienced and dedicated gardeners and plant experts, your questions will be answered with an unusual depth of knowledge and know-how.

We look forward to helping you achieve your own vision, whether you come to The Arbor Gate for information, inspiration, or both.

Join us and our dragonflies -- take an ordinary journey to an extraordinary place!

Beverly Welch
The Arbor Gate
Tomball, Texas

Nursery

You'll find the plant selection here at The Arbor Gate to be incredibly diverse!

One of our specialties is roses. The year we offer will over 100 varieties of antique, old and own root roses. The roses have been around for generations, and for good reason! Disease and pest resistant, these varieties require little care and will be highlights in your garden for years to come. In addition, we carry all the Earthkind varieties, which have been extensively tested by Texas A&M University for hardiness, long bloom time, and easy care.

Our display gardens showcase our plants in natural settings. Wondering what herbs grow in Texas? Looking for that cottage garden look? Think you have too much shade to get color?

Read more about our Nursery!

Shops

Our original shop, entered as soon as you pass through our signature arbor, carries anything and everything for the discerning gardener. Here you'll find fertilizers, soil amendments, lawn products, garden hats, gloves, and gardening books.

A short stroll through our gardens brings you to The Arbor Gate too!, a treasure trove of amenities for enhancing the hospitable home. This delightful 1930's frame house, discovered in the Houston Heights and moved to The Arbor Gate in the late 1990's, is surrounded on all sides by stunning display gardens. The house, beautifully renovated, provides a unique environment that's sure to stimulate your creativity and imagination.

Read more about our Shops!

The Arbor Gate Blog

Green Thumb Podcast Episode 25: A Grower’s Perspective, pt. 2 with Mark Brann

Mark Brann from Conroe Greenhouse joined Casey and Linda for a second week. This time around, they discussed: • Plant/Climate Trends • Taking the Mystery out of Watering • Winter Gardening • Butterfly and Hummingbird Plant Selections Listen to last week’s show by clicking above!   Don’t forget that we’ll be on the air every […]

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Green Thumb Podcast Episode 24: A Grower’s Perspective with Mark Brann

Mark Brann from Conroe Greenhouse joined Linda Gay and Casey O’Quinn for some gardening talk from a grower’s perspective. We took a number of listener calls and helped several folks identify plants and find solutions to some of their gardening troubles. Plants discussed on this episode: Proven Winner Selections: Euphorbia ‘Diamond Frost’ Angelonia ‘Angel Face’ […]

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Classes

The Arbor Gate's frequent and wide-ranging classes, workshops, and special events provide enriching information and experiences throughout the gardening year. Our participants gain not only knowledge, but also inspiration and the incentive to get gardening! get cooking! get landscaping! get building that compost heap! get welding! and the list goes on!

Our Next Class Build Your Own Vertical Garden

Get the details on this class, and many others, on our Class Schedule.



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