Covington Nursery and Landscape Company - Rowlett, Texas

DFW's "Destination" Nursery

Covington's Nursery & Landscape Co. is one of the largest retail and wholesale nurseries in Texas with 18 acres of trees and premium plant material to choose from.

Our full scale growing operation allows us to offer the highest quality blooming bedding plants each season at the lowest possible prices.

We also offer an eclectic assortment of garden accessories to enhance your outdoor living experience, and a broad selection of products to ensure success in your garden and landscape.

In addition, we have one of the finest and most experienced landscape design and installation teams in the DFW Metroplex. From the basic to the extraordinary, you'll find it at Covington's, your one-stop shop for all your garden and landscaping needs!

Since 1972, Covington's has been the destination nursery and garden center for discerning plant lovers and landscapers. Neil Sperry and other people "in the know" shop at Covington's for our vast plant selection and friendly, knowledgeable service.

We invite you to visit and see for yourself. We are located just a few miles west of Lake Ray Hubbard at 5518 President George Bush Highway off SH66 in the heart of Rowlett, Texas. (972) 475-5888.


Joe and Gayle Covington

Watch a short video about Covington's Nursery - meet Joe and Gayle Covington and the people who are passionate about Landscaping! (A new window will open.)

Peruse our Planting Advice, Articles and How-To Videos and Event Video sections for helpful information on selecting and caring for your plants.

Your Edible Garden

Edible Garden
  • Fall vegetables - broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, couliflower, tettuce, turnip greens and more.
  • Fruite Trees - including apples, fig, nectarine, peach, pear, plum, persimmon, pomegranate etc.
  • Fresh herbs (Lemon Balm, Mint, lemon grass, Oregano, Rosemary, Thyme, etc.)

It's Time to Grow Your Own!
Join our Team!     Help Wanted

Landscape Designer
We are looking for a skilled, creative landscape professional experienced in design, sales and client satisfaction. Portfolio required. Email your resume to

For over 40 years, Covington’s has built a reputation for not only having excellent plants, but also for having an outstanding team of nursery professionals who provide the best customer service around!

We are a group of people who loves plants and strives to help our customers to be successful in their gardens and landscapes.  

We are looking now for great people to join our team. Come in for an application, or print one here and bring it in or fax it to (972) 412-2117. Download Covington's Application for Employment.

Cashiers with computer savvy and lots of great customer service skills needed for our Retail Garden Center and Wholesale Department.

Full time hours /weekends required. Apply in person or email your resume to Matt for Retail or Tommy for Wholesale.

For additional information, contact Matt or Tommy at (972) 475-5888.

Retail Sales
Want to work for a great team? We are looking for mature people who love their yard and enjoy working with people to join our sales team. Full-time and part-time positions are available. Retirees are welcome!

Apply in person, fax your application to 972-412-2117, or email your resume to For additional information, contact Greg at (972) 475-5888.


Covington's Fall Flower Fundraiser

Covington's Fall Flower Fundraising Program is an easy and very profitable way to raise money for your school, church, or organization.

Click on the Fall Fundraising Brochure below to see our fundraiser offering of Covington's grown pansies and ornamental cabbage/kale, and review the Fundraising Program to see how easy it is.

To get started, submit your application today.

Contact Mary at (972) 475-5888 Ext. 111 for more information.

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Discover What Makes Covington's Unique

  • Visit our Landscaping Services Team to see beautiful landscape designs and solutions for your outdoor spaces.
  • Learn more about our retail selection, and our vast inventory of plants, garden accents and products.
  • For the bargain hunter, check out our Half Price House, Covington's Club and all the discounts and everyday specials we offer.
  • Are you nostalgic, or do you enjoy a good story? Meet Joe and his family and discover how Covington's first began!
  • We're easy to find and open every day of the year except New Year's Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas.
  • We offer exceptional service and wholesale prices to the trade.

Member Rowlett Chamber of Commerce Member Texas Nursery 7& Landscape Association Covington's is on Facebook
Available Stock List

Download a PDF of a list of our Available Stock to see descriptions, sizes, prices (including sale prices) and quantities of our Shrubs, Fruit, Crape Myrtles, Ornamental Grasses, Vines and Trees.


All of our classes last about an hour with plenty of time for questions at the end of each class. Classes and Events are free unless otherwise noted. Our Workshops generally require pre-registration because space is limited. Please call 972-475-5888 Ext. 2 to sign up. If a Workshop is full when you call, we can put you on a waiting list in case of cancellations. We look forward to seeing you!

Best Trees for North Texas

The Best Trees for North Texas & Fall Pruning
Saturday, September 19th
11 am Free

Fall is the best time to plant trees in North Texas so come and learn which trees are best for our area, and how to plant and maintain them. Also get tips on how, what and when to prune during the fall season so your landscape can look its best.

Fall Bulbs for Spring Blooms

Fall Bulbs for Spring Blooms
Saturday, September 26th
11 am Free

Planting spring blooming bulbs in the fall is an easy way to enjoy gorgeous fresh flowers, such as tulips, daffodils and hyacinth, in your garden when spring arrives. Bud Hervey from Van Bloem Gardens will be here to provide helpful information and answer your questions on planting fall bulbs.

Kids Workshop Pumpkin Painting

Kids Workshop-Painting Pumpkins for Fall Festival Contest
Saturday, October 3rd
10 am Free

Kids (age 5-12) will paint pie pumpkins to be entered in Covington’s Painted Pumpkin Contest. Pumpkins will be displayed for voting at Covington’s Fall Festival on Oct. 10th when the winners are announced, then kids can take their pumpkins home. Space is limited to 30 participants. Call Mary at (972) 475-5888 Ext. 111 to sign up today.

Kids Workshop Pumpkin Painting

Covington’s 8th Annual Fall Festival
Saturday, October 10th @
Noon – 4 pm
Admission is 1 Can of Food per Person benefitting the Rowlett Needy Children’s Fund which provides assistance to families in our community.
Bring the family and celebrate the coming of Fall with us!
Enjoy hayrides, petting zoo, hay maze, pumpkin patch, face painting, games, contests, music and kids pansy potting station. Let the kids wear their favorite costumes & don’t forget your camera!

Everyone who donates food or money to our food drive gets a chance to win a free flat of pansies - winners will be drawn throughout the festival. Please help us to make this our biggest food drive yet!

Pansy Partners Color Bowl Workshop

Pansy Partners Color Bowl Workshop
Saturday, October 17th
10 am
($25+ based on your selections)
Bring your girlfriends, your mom or spouse and join our flower experts to learn about cool-weather flowers and foliage plants you can mix with pansies for dazzling color in your landscape and containers from Fall until Spring. Then plant up a floral masterpiece made with your favorite fall flower combinations to dress up your porch and patio for the season… and leave the mess with us. Come by or call (972) 475-5888 Ext. 2 by noon on Friday, October 16th to sign up so we can ensure adequate supplies are available. Walk-ins are welcome!

Fabulous Fall Displays

Fabulous Fall Displays
Saturday & Sunday, October 17 & 18th
All Day Free

Come in throughout the weekend to see our beautiful fall displays and get inspiration and tips for decorating your front entry and all around your home with colorful fall flowers, pumpkins, gourds, haybales and more.

Tried and True Plants for your Landscape

Tried and True Plants for your Landscape
Saturday, October 31st
11 am Free

Discover Covington's top 10 favorite ornamental trees and shrubs for North Texas, then visit our demonstration gardens throughout the nursery to see how to combine them in your landscape for colorful eye-catching displays. Plant in the Fall for best success!

Fairy Garden Workshop

Miniature/Fairy Gardens Workshop
Saturday, November 7th
10:30 am-Noon
($45+ based on selections)
Join us for this fun hands-on workshop where you create your own enchanted fairy or miniature garden. We have everything you’ll need, from petite plants to tiny cottages, garden furniture, and accessories. We’ll share easy tips on plant selection, caring for your garden, and making seasonal changes. Many of our pre-made gardens will be on display for inspiration. When you’re finished you can add a fairy, or simply wait for them to come! Space is limited, so sign up in our store or call 972-475-5888 Ext. 2 today.

Friends of Rowlett Animals

Annual Holiday Open House
Saturday, December 5th
Mark your calendar to come to our Annual Holiday Open House on Saturday December 5th! Santa will be here, plus Friends of Rowlett Animals will be here with adoptable pets looking for good homes like yours!



Watch for updates here, Facebook, and on our webletter, or contact Mary at (972) 475-5888 Ext. 111 or for information. Don’t get our webletter? Scroll down to "Sales & Promotions" below to sign up for weekly specials, new arrivals, gardening tips and more.

Drip Irrigation Systems

Covington's Nursery installs drip irrigation systems!

Call (972) 475-5888 Ext. 5. Learn more and watch our new informative videos on Drip Irrigation and How to Water your Trees. Look for more videos coming soon.

Fall 2015 Bedding Plant Guide

Covington's Fall Bedding Guide 2015

Bring beauty to your home and garden with gorgeous fresh flowers from Covington's. We're growing a huge assortment of colorful flowers and foliage plants, from Cabbage to Violas and everything in between, to dress up your landscape throughout the cool season. (PDF Download)


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