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Plant Shop & Nursery in Dallas, TX

Spring/Summer Hours Daily 9am-6pm. Winter Hours: Daily 9am-5pm.

Come and visit North Haven Gardens, your destination for all your gardening needs in Dallas. As you step inside, you'll find a comprehensive selection of quality gardening equipment and a diverse plant nursery with a stunning array of indoor plants, outdoor plants, and a variety of fresh vegetables. Our expert garden coaches are dedicated to helping you turn your gardening dreams into reality. Plus, we now have delivery services available in Dallas (within our service area, call for details). Now you can ensure that your gardening essentials are conveniently brought to your doorstep. You can even sign up for a grow card membership to earn points and save on your purchases.

Here at North Haven Gardens, we take pride in offering a curated selection that caters to all levels of expertise. Whether you're a seasoned gardener or a beginner, our friendly and professional staff is here to help. Visit our nursery in Dallas an experience the difference.

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Tips to Growing Peonies in Texas

Peonies offer swoon-worthy blossoms that resemble luscious scoops of ice cream with a heavenly fragrance. There’s a reason people often pay up to $20 per stem to have them in wedding bouquets.

When we announced their arrival on our Facebook page, however, the first response from many Dallas gardeners was: “I thought we couldn’t grow them here!”

From Top left:’Takara;’Bartzella,’ ‘Madame Emile Debatene,”Misaka,’ ‘Bowl of Beauty,’ ‘Kansas, ‘Buckeye Belle,’Bartzella’ Itoh and ‘Julia Rose.’ (Availability varies each year, see a Garden Advisor for this year’s selection).

Good news: we can.

As with most plants, success is all about the site and the soil. After that, peonies are surprisingly tough perennials that return year-after-year.

In our area, hot summer temperatures can scorch peonies when the afternoon sun hits them directly. While peonies like full sun, it’s best if their exposure is from sunrise to about 1 pm here. Even then, peonies are at their best in spring, during bloom. The foliage tends to shaggy and ungainly after that, so cluster them with other perennials of varying heights that can take the stage as blooms fade.

Peony morning sun

Peonies will appreciate well-drained soil (never any standing water) thoroughly amended with plenty of organic matter. While any good organic compost will do, they prefer an acidic soil and will be happy in garden soil amended with acidified cotton burr compost, one of our favorite products. Mulch them well after planting and re-apply mulch at least twice per year.

Peony Sprouting

Peonies produce a fairly large plant–herbaceous types are frequently about 3×3, and with all those big blooms, they’ll appreciate support–both physical support and extra nutrition. We like to give them Espoma Holly-Tone, an organic fertilizer blended for acid-loving plants. It’s easily worked into the soil and watered in to growing plants.

Peony garden sprouting

Hoops and grid supports will help give your peony blossoms a lift and keep them from falling into the mud after a heavy rain. Place the hoops at the first signs of growth so that you can easily work the growing stems through the spaces, where they can adjust.

Itoh peonies just beginning to sprout. Keiko™ translates to Adored in Japanese.

Itoh peonies are a cross between a tree peony and an herbaceous, with the woodier strength and growth habit of the tree types and the luscious flowers of the herbaceous varieties.

We currently have a variety in stock in shades of pink, cream, crimson red and even yellow. Stop in soon to speak with a Garden Advisor and see just how easy it is to have these stunning blooms in your garden.




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