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 sections for helpful information on selecting and caring for your plants.

Beautiful Gardens Begin at Covington's

We’re growing a big and beautiful assortment of flowers and colorful foliage plants so you can dress up your landscape and containers for the spring/summer season.

See all of our "Covington’s Grown" bedding plants so you can pick your favorites to design the garden of your dreams. Download your Spring Summer 2014 Bedding Plant Guide in PDF format.

Sun/shade preferences are included as well as growing tips to help you have the best success with your bedding plants.

Covington's 2014 Spring/Summer Bedding Guide
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.

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.

Crape Myrtles

Buy Crape Myrtles now to enjoy their beautiful blooms throughout our long summer season! Download this informational Crape Myrtle poster. (PDF)

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.  

The busy spring season will be here soon so 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


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Covington’s Kids in the Garden Workshops
Kids classes are designed as hands-on workshops for ages 5 to 10. There is a minimal fee of $5 per class to cover the cost of supplies; and pre-registration and pre-payment are required since space is limited. Sign up and pay in our store or call 972-475-5888 Ext. 2. For refunds, cancellations must be received by 4 p.m. Thursday prior to class so we can fill the space with another child. Kids must be accompanied by an adult.

Flowers and Succulents - Kids Classes

Flowers & Succulents
Saturday, June 14th 9:30-10:30 am
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 I - Kids Classes

Miniature Gardens Part I
Saturday, July 12th 9:30-10:30 am
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 19th class.

Miniature Gardens Part II - Kids Classes

Miniature Gardens Part II
Saturday, July 19th 9:30-10:30 am
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 26th 9:30-10:30 am
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
Our classes and workshops are free and do not require pre-registration unless otherwise noted. Classes generally last about an hour with time included for questions.

Neil Sperry Book Signing Event

Neil Sperry Book Signing
Thursday, June 5th - 5-7 P.M.
Neil will be here to sign his new book "Neil Sperry’s Lone Star Gardening". Bring your copy if you have already purchased one; books will also be available for sale during this time. NOTE: In order to accommodate book customers, Neil will not be answering any gardening questions, but you’re sure to find the answer inside his book or here at Covington’s.

Crape Myrtle Day

Crape Myrtle Day
Saturday, June 7th All day event (Class 11 am)
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. Join us today to 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 21st 11 am
Get maintenance tips to help you keep your lawn & landscape healthy throughout the hot summer. Experts from our Drip Irrigation and Lawn & Garden Services Programs will be on hand after the class for those who want to learn more about these professional services we provide.

Texas Tough Perennials

Texas Tough Perennials
Saturday, June 28th 11 am
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.

Fall Vegetable Gardening

Fall Vegetable Gardening
Saturday, July 26th 1 pm
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
($40+ based on selections)
Saturday, Aug 2nd 10:30 am
Join us for this fun hands-on workshop where you will create your own enchanted fairy or miniature garden. We have everything you’ll need, from teeny tiny plants to itsy bitsy cottages, garden furniture, and accessories. We’ll share easy 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! Sign up in our store or call 972-475-5888 Ext. 2.

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