Texas Mountain Laurel and Redbud Yellow Bearded Iris Wisteria
TEXAS GARDENS
Texas Gardening Ideas at Accents of Salado
3366 FM2484 Salado, Texas


March . . . April . . . May - Texas Blooming Plants

Invite friends to your Central Texas gardens. Plant containers of terra cotta and copper with bright blooming annuals and perennials.

March blooming lilies provide color and excitement in a multitude of colors. Spyrea, Texas Mountain Laurel, Redbud and Wisteria are favorite March bloomers in many gardens across Texas. Snapdragons, sedum and Asiatic lilies are plants that give March color in Texas.

April blooming plants include Japanese iris, roses, honeysuckle, verbena, Jerusalem sage and white and yellow blooming jasmine.

May blooming plants include golden lantana, verbena, petunia, morea iris, star jasmine, begonia, impatiens, mimosa and many bloomers that will continue into the summer months.


March, April and May are excellent months to entertain in your garden and the color and fragrance of early spring blooms provide the perfect backdrop for all your special occasions.

Day Lilies in Terra Cotta Planter Salado Creek Cardinal

Water falls at Accents of Salado
Texas Garden Design Tips

  • Architectural elements in cantera stone and wrought iron add interest to your outdoor entertaining spaces.


  • Add movement and delight visitors with kinetic wind sculpture in your Texas gardens.


  • Plant drought resistant grasses like common bermuda, centipede, buffalo and zoysia. Read More About Grasses.


  • Provide iron, wood or cantera stone benches in secluded conversation patios near water features.


  • Create water gardens and features that glisten and bubble. Use native Texas limestone to create natural waterfalls, pools and water gardens.


  • Consider metal or cantera stone sculpture to accent the water features.


  • Attract Texas birds with birdbaths or cantera stone fountains.


  • Texas craftsmen create garden ornaments and sculpture that weather well in the Texas climate. Choose concrete, cantera stone, glass, metal, iron, bronze and copper sculpture in your Texas garden.


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    Creating Beautiful Texas Water Gardens and Water Features

    The pleasant flow of water helps block background noise and enhance the tranquility and peacefulness of outdoor living areas and patios. The natural garden setting complimented by water features creates a spot for relaxation from a hectic lifestyle. Visit our showroom location to see Accents of Salado's large entrance waterfall feature.
    Dwarf Canna in our water gardens Water Lilies in our water gardens Water Garden Plants

    Carefree plants for Texas water gardens include hardy water lilies, parrot feather, canna, elephant ear, fern, water iris and umbrella plant. Ground cover around a partially shaded water garden can include virginia creeper, star jasmine and English Ivy.


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    Plants and Gardening Tips for Central Texas Gardens

    Lining Wire Hanging Baskets with Sphagnum Moss
    Cantera Fountain Planted in Sedum and Lantana Fountains and statuary, hand carved from cantera stone, appear in the colors of rose, gray and natural.
    Cantera Fountain and Wall Mosaic Cantera Stone in Texas Gardens
    Natural stone walkways, patios, steps, retaining walls and water features enhance Italian and Spanish architecture. A favorite construction material used throughout the southwest is cantera stone. Cantera is carved by master stone sculptors into columns, outdoor fireplace surrounds, cantera fountains and garden sculpture.

    Cantera Garden Sculpture and Fountain

    Cantera Stone
    See Left - Cantera Fireplace Surround, Cantera Hearth, Cantera Window Ledges and Cantera Floor

    One of the most sought after accents in commercial and custom home building today is hand-carved Mexican cantera stone. Beginning in the late 17th century, Spanish stone masons, migrating to the new world, discovered cantera as an ideal stone suitable for Mediterranean architecture. Mexican cathedrals, missions and government buildings, constructed from cantera more than 400 years ago, continue to serve present day and future generations. Hand-carved cantera is the hallmark of important Mexican structures.

    Cantera comes in varying colors, shades and densities. Being a handcrafted construction material, cantera is a high-end application. Commercial and custom home architects throughout the southwestern United States demand its quality and the subdued earthy hues and texture ideal for Italian Mediterranean architectural applications.
    Decorative garden accessories are available for purchase online and at our retail showroom location in Salado, Texas.

    Garden Sculpture at Accents of Salado
    Mediterranean Style Furniture
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