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.

New for your Edible Garden

Edible Garden
  • Vegetables
  • Herbs
  • Berries
  • Pecan and Walnut Trees
  • Fruit Trees including TX A&M Peaches & Nectarines developed for Texas Gardeners

It's Time to Grow Your Own!

Help WantedJoin our Team!

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 for Retail or 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.

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

Covington's Crape Myrtle Guide

Covington's Crape Myrtle Guide 2015

View and download a full-size version (PDF format) of our Crape Myrtle Guide by clicking here.

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.


Kids in the Garden Series
Workshops for Ages 5 - 10

There is a minimal fee of $5 per workshop to cover the cost of supplies.  Space is limited and pre-registration and pre-payment are required.  Sign up and pay in our store or by phone at 972-475-5888 Ext. 2. For refunds, cancellations must be received by 4 p.m. Thursday prior to the class so we can fill the space with another child. Kids must be accompanied by an adult.

Flowers and Succulents

Flowers & Succulents
Saturday, June 13th
9:30-10:30 am
($5 for supplies)
Learn about how flowers and succulents grow, then plant a shade flower & create a sun-loving mini succulent terrarium out of recycled tomato packaging.

Miniature Gardens Part 1

Miniature Gardens Part 1
Saturday, July 11th
9:30-10:30 am
($5 for supplies)
Paint a garden stone and a fairytale cottage that will be the centerpiece for the miniature garden you plant in Part II. We'll hold painted stones and cottages until the July 18th class.

Miniature Gardens Part 2

Miniature Gardens Part 2
Saturday, July 18th
9:30-10:30 am
($5 for supplies)
Create your own miniature garden in a pot using your painted cottage, garden stone and little plants which will be provided.

Growing Your Own Food

Growing Your Own Food
Saturday, July 25th
9:30-10:30 am
($5 for supplies)
Discover where fruits and vegetables come from (before they get to your grocery store). Then plant a veggie seed and a tomato plant to take home and grow.

Classes & Events for Grownups 
Classes are free and do not require registration; workshops do require pre-registration and fees are indicated beside workshop descriptions.  Workshops book up quickly because space is limited, so sign up early in our store or call 972-475-5888 Ext. 2.

Crape Myrtle Day

Crape Myrtle Day
Saturday, June 6th
All day event - Class at 11am - Free
Crape Myrtles dazzle us with their beautiful floral display all summer long and they come in a multitude of colors and sizes to suit every need. Come and learn helpful tips on selection, maintenance and care of crape myrtles, then pick the perfect ones for your home from our huge selection.

Summer Yard Survival

Summer Yard Survival
Saturday, June 20th
11am - Free
Get maintenance tips to help you keep your lawn & landscape healthy throughout the hot summer. After the class, an expert from our Lawn & Garden Services team will be on hand for those who want to learn more about the professional services we provide.

Texas Tough Perennials

Texas Tough Perennials
Saturday, June 27th
11am - Free
Learn about gardening with native and perennial plants, those that attract butterflies and hummingbirds, and those that are rabbit and deer resistant. Take home a guide describing the best ones for North Texas.

Texas Tough Perennials

Fall Vegetable Gardening
Saturday, July 25th
1pm - Free
Take advantage of our second growing season. Come and learn what you should do to prepare for fall planting in your veggie garden.

Fairy/Miniature Garden Workshop

Fairy/Miniature Garden Workshop
Saturday, August 1st
10:30am - Noon
($45+ based on your 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 tiny plants to itsy bitsy cottages, garden furniture, and accessories. We'll share tips on plant selection, caring for your garden, and making seasonal changes, and 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! 

Concrete Leaf Casting Workshop

Concrete Leaf Casting Workshop
Saturday, August 29th
10am  - Noon
($30 for supplies and information)
Joanne Durbin, local concrete leaf artist, will show you how to create a beautiful piece of art using leaves that are fresh from the garden. With Joanne's helpful guide and ingredients which will be provided, you'll create your own concrete leaf sculpture during the workshop. Finished examples will be on display and Joanne will demonstrate how to paint and embellish your leaf, then you will finish your piece at home once it dries using your own paints. 

Check our website, Facebook and our weekly webletter for updates. Contact Mary at or (972) 475-5888 Ext. 111 if you have questions or to sign up for our webletter mailing list.

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.

Beautiful Gardens Begin at Covington's

Covington's Spring Color Catalog

Bring beauty to your home and garden this spring/summer with gorgeous fresh flowers and foliage plants from Covington's. We're growing a huge assortment of top performing annuals, perennials and grasses to dress up your landscape with dazzling seasonal color.

See this full-color guide for all of our "Covington’s Grown" plants so you can pick your favorites to create the garden of your dreams. Sun/shade preferences and planting tips are included to give you the best success in growing beautiful, healthy plants. Download our Spring/Summer 2015 Covington's Homegrown Color Catalog in PDF format.


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