The Arbor Gate,Way More than a Garden Center and Plant Nursery…
The Arbor Gate, way more than a garden center and plant nursery, 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!
Smith County AgriLife Extension Service to feature Landscaping Lecture and Heirloom Quilt Show
Tyler, Texas – Greg Grant, Smith County Extension Horticulturist, will present “Stitching an Heirloom Garden… Learning Landscaping from my Grannies’ Old Quilts” on Saturday, August 24 at Harvey Hall, 2000 W. Front…
VIDEO: Natural Mosquito Repellant for the Yard and Garden
On this month's show, Bev is joined by Angela Chandler of The Garden Academy. Bev and Angela discussed those pesky mosquitos and what repellant to use in your garden. - [Beverly] Are…
VIDEO: Bev Answers Your Questions
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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?
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.
July Recipes – Rosemary
Chicken Scarpariello 1½ pounds Red Potatoes, halved 6 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil, divided Kosher salt, freshly ground pepper 8 oz Chicken Stock 3 links Sweet Italian sausage 6 Chicken Breasts with skin ... Read More >
Our monthly herb picks for this year will focus on a variety of familiar culinary herbs. Some, like parsley, are such old friends that we overlook a few of their culinary uses. ... Read More >
Red Torch Curcuma
This picture says it all – a curcuma with really large, beautiful 10″+ pinkish-red blooms and some of the largest, lushest foliage of any curcuma. Goes dormant in the winter and reliably ... Read More >
Sunbelievable™ Brown Eyed Girl Helianthus
Helianthus x annuus “TMSNBLEV01” Extraordinary summer color with large, vibrant blooms. This award-winning, multi-branched, heat tolerant, non-invasive annual produces over 1,000 flowers in a single season, throughout summer until first frost. Sunny ... Read More >