Get Expert Gardening Guidance
Sometimes, you just need a little reminder or a nudge in the right direction to achieve success. Use this monthly gardening calendar for Austin and Central Texas to find out what you can plant right now and which gardening chores to add to your list.
The first thing to know is that gardening in Central Texas can be a challenge. Temperature, rainfall, and soil types have a wide range of variables, often to the extreme. In addition, the rapid urbanization of the Austin area has led to a heat-island effect.
Help When you Need It
These monthly gardening calendars are here to help. The information is compiled from Texas A&M Extension research and hands-on experiences from the Travis County Master Gardeners and AgriLife Extension Horticulture Agents. See all the calendars here: January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, and December
Top Things to Do
Gardening practices and to-dos are organized each month into these topics:
- Water and Irrigation
- Diseases and/or Pests to Look For
- In the Vegetable Garden
You’ll find specific recommendations for which gardening tasks to tackle in your home landscape. Separate sections for vegetable gardens and houseplants are included. Links to other resources are sprinkled throughout as needed.
Talk to the Experts
We know that every garden is unique. Travis County Master Gardeners and the AgriLife Extension service are a local resource you can trust. Please see this directory on how you can get expert gardening advice by phone, email, or by visiting the Travis County AgriLife Extension office.
Use these links to quickly navigate the monthly gardening calendar for Austin and Central Texas.