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The Arbor Gate will be closed at 4pm on Thursday, February 20th.
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!
Greg Grant to speak on Birds and Bees in Beaumont
On Tuesday, February 11, 2020, at 10:00 AM the Magnolia Garden Club will welcome Greg Grant to the Art Museum of Southeast Texas. This event is free and open to the public.…
HRS Annual Rose Pruning Party
On February 13, 2020, Houston Rose Society will hold its annual rose pruning party. Master Rosarians will be on the spot to show the techniques on how to prune various roses including…
My Spud Bud
Roasted, baked, mashed, or fried. The day I don’t love ‘em, is the day I died. As you know, I was born in love with gardening. Heck, flowers, fruit, bulbs, trees, shrubs,…
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.
Flaming Torch Scadoxus (Scadoxus sp.)
All images and text copyright 2014 Treesearch Farms, Inc. An absolutely stunning naturalizing bulb from South Africa that produces gorgeous, large globe-shaped torches of vibrant orange flowers – these are held high ... Read More >
Photo Credit Growers Solution Wild native plum with beautiful golden fleshed fruit. Grows single trunk or can form thickets. Ripens mid-June to July. Great for fresh eating or in jams and jellies. ... Read More >
Creeping Thymes (Thymus vulgaris)
The history and cultural lore surrounding thyme are as rich and colorful as that of rosemary. And because they are notorious cross-pollinators, there is no way of knowing how many varieties actually ... Read More >
Lovage (Umbelliferae, Annual locally)
One of the finest culinary herbs, lovage is significantly underused in our kitchens. Though it is a perennial plant in other regions, it performs as an annual for local gardeners, where it ... Read More >