From Our Landscape Department

Dormancy: We love our tropical plants and our evergreen shrubs, but dormancy and a lack of growth in the winter still occurs here.  Most obviously, our lawn grasses go dormant in the "cold" weather and we don't have to worry about cutting them.  However, all plants will be less active in cooler weather.  Don't worry about plants not putting out new shoots or not growing any...

12/14 – Santa Paws at Tom’s Thumb Nursery!

Santa Paws is coming back to Tom's Thumb Nursery! Bring the whole family (+ fur babies) for a family photo with Santa in a beautiful holiday setting or meet some of the fabulous firefighters featured on this year's Galveston Heroes & Hounds calendar. Take a printed photo with Santa Paws copy home with you for only $10 and purchase a Galveston Heroes & Hounds calendar onsite. All proceeds...

10/20 – DIY Kokedama Workshop

Learn from our staff as they guide you on how to make your Kokedama.  Kokedama translates to "moss ball" - a form of Japanese garden art.  Workshop fee $40 per person. Includes your choice of Fern or Bromeliad, moss, string, soil & step-by-step instructions.  Class size limited. Call (409)763-4713 to register, or register online here! Registration & payment due by...

10/13 – DIY Tillandsia Pumpkin Tabletop Decor

Create your very own tillandsia pumpkin centerpiece that will last for months (if properly cared for).  The workshop fee is $50 per person which includes three small pumpkins, tillandsias, reindeer moss, step-by-step instructions, and details on how to care for your masterpieces!  Class size is limited.  Call (409)763-4713 to register, or register online here! Questions?...

September Sale

We're extended our Summer Construction Sale to September, Galveston! You can save on island favorites like bougainvilleas, hibiscus, and citrus trees. Add color to your beds with moss rose and purslane. Shop shade trees for height and vines to cover. All at Tom's Thumb Nursery! Enjoy savings of: 50% off all shade trees, azaleas, bougainvilleas (baskets not included), citrus trees, hibiscus, moss...

9/22 – DIY Succulent Gardening

One of our past workshops! In this fun hands-on class, Autumn Nolte will guide you through plant selection, design ideas and tips to ensure your plants remain healthy for months to come. Workshop fee is $40 per person, which includes a 6" azalea pot, planting medium, succulents, and step by step instruction on the planting and care. Hurry and register because class size is limited. To make your...

Street Construction Sale

We know construction can be a hassle, and we want to make it worth your time to shop local with us. Now until September 2, Enjoy 🌺 20% off everything -- trees, flowers, shrubs, gifts, decor, seaside casual furniture & more!* 🌱 50% off select plants like purslane, bougainvilleas, & more We're open: Monday - Saturday 9a-530pSunday from 10a-4p. Located at: 2014 45th Street,...