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.

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.

Covington's 7th Annual Fall Festival

Covington's 7th Annual Fall Festival! Watch the video here.

Join 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.

Help WantedCashiers
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

Beautiful Gardens Begin at Covington's

Covington's Fall Bedding Guide

It’s time to dress up your garden and containers with beautiful Fall flowers and foliage plants from Covington’s.

There’s nothing like fresh dazzling color to brighten up your home’s curb appeal, especially through the cool season, and we’re growing all the top performers to give you the greatest show of seasonal color.

See this full-color guide for all of our "Covington’s Grown" bedding 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 Fall 2014 Bedding Plant Guide in PDF format.

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.


Watch for updates on our webletter, Facebook and here, or contact Mary (email) or (972) 475-5888 Ext. 111 for more information. Don’t get our webletter? Sign up now to receive current specials, new arrivals, gardening tips and more.

Covington’s Food Drive supporting the Rowlett Needy Children’s Fund – Throughout October

Covington’s Food Drive supporting the Rowlett Needy Children’s Fund – Throughout October
We will be collecting food and monetary donations in our store throughout October to help the Rowlett Needy Children’s Fund provide assistance to needy families with children and elderly in the Rowlett community. If you’d like to share your blessings, we welcome your contributions!

Kids Workshop-Painting Pumpkins for Fall Festival Contest

Kids Workshop-Painting Pumpkins for Fall Festival Contest
Saturday, October 4th @ 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. 11th 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. 

Covington’s 7th Annual Fall Festival

Covington’s 7th Annual Fall Festival
Saturday, October 11th @ 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 18th @ 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.

Call Mary at (972) 475-5888 Ext. 111 by noon on Friday, October 17th to sign up so we can ensure adequate supplies are available. 

Fabulous Fall Displays

Fabulous Fall Displays
Saturday & Sunday, October 18 & 19th All Day Free
Come in throughout the weekend to see our beautiful fall displays for inspiration and to get 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, November 1st @ 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!

Miniature/Fairy Gardens Workshop

Miniature/Fairy Gardens Workshop
Saturday, November 8th @ 10:30 am
$40+ 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.

Mark your calendar to come to our Annual Holiday Open House

Mark your calendar to come to our Annual Holiday Open House on Saturday December 6th!

Watch for updates on our webletter or contact Mary at (972) 475-5888 Ext. 111 or for more information.

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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.

Covington's Fall Flower Fundraising Program

Everyone wants beautiful fall color in their flowerbeds and planters, so you'll rake in the profits for your school, church or organization when you pre-sell Covington's gorgeous homegrown pansies and ornamental cabbage and kale.

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This is an incredibly easy way to earn money for your group. Read our Flower Fundraising Program for details and see our Fall Flower Fundraising Brochure for all of the beautiful Covington's grown flowers that are included in the program.

Then get started by sending your Fundraising Application today.

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


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