Guzman's Garden Centers

Guzman’s Garden Centers Las Cruces

Call – 575 521-0496 Telshor Location

575 523-1520 Avenida de Mesilla Location

Fall Hours 9-5 Monday Through Saturday-Sunday 10 Till 5 p.m.

At Guzman’s Garden Centers, we have plants, trees, and pottery in Las Cruces.  We now have two locations. 540 N.Telshor, and 270 Avenida De Mesilla Las Cruces NM.

Guzman's Garden Center on Avenida de Mesilla
Our second location is 270 Avenida de Mesilla

Ten percent Discount for all Citizens over 65 – on Tuesdays.  The same discount applies to all U.S. Veterans on any day (with ID).

Gardening for the Southwest

Our mission

We want to help you find the right plants for your needs. Whether it is for your home, business property, or landscaping needs our site strives to inform and educate all who are looking for the best gardening advice possible.

The garden advice we give out on this website encompasses the American Southwestern United States, here is a map of the Southwest States from Wikipedia.

Trees and Plants That Bloom in Early Spring

Early Blooming Trees and Plants.  Flowering Pear trees bloom in early spring Pyrus Calleryana ‘Bradford’ or Bradford Pear. The Aristocrat pear is remarkably similar. Both have gorgeous white blooms that last about 2-4 weeks. Learn more here… Early Blooming Trees and Plants.

Guzman's Garden Centers - Las Cruces, NM.

Pansies will last from fall until early spring – Learn more about these plants. Winter Garden Colorful Plants.

Evergreen Plants for the Desert Southwest

You can have evergreen plants in the Desert Southwest.  Many produce beautiful foliage and profuse flowers. Many of these plants are not native plants but will survive the hottest part of the mid-summer seasons providing they are given plenty of water. Desert Evergreen Shrubs.

Evergreen Plants at Guzman's Garden Centers
Pink India Hawthorne blooming in early spring.

The Italian Cypress Tree

This conifer tree meaning evergreen foliage will grow up to 80 ft. tall and about 3-4 ft. wide.  I’ve seen this tree in many landscaping scenes from new homes to state and city landscapes.  A fantastic tree for landscaping decor.  It is drought tolerant once established.  Learn more about The Italian Cypress tree.

Drought Tolerant trees and shrubs From Guzman's Garden Cenbters
Two handsome Italian Cypress Trees

Fruit Trees at Guzman’s Garden Centers

This year fruit trees have arrived (2023). The best time to plant fruit trees is from late January through early March. You can also plant them plant in summer as well but it is important that you provide them with ample water.  How much water?  Typically around 5-7 gallons daily during the hot summer season.  Continue reading – Fruit Trees for the Desert Southwest.

Fruit Trees in Las Cruces, NM


Pine trees have arrived

Afghan Pine Trees

Our Afghan and Pinon Trees have arrived.  Both types of trees are ideal for outdoor Christmas decoration. Well adapted for the Southwest regions of the U.S.  and drought tolerant once established. Pine Trees Southwest.

New outdoor plants have arrived at our stores.

Italian Cypress
Winter Gem Boxwoods
Pittosporum (Mock orange)
Garden Junipers
Tuscan Blue Rosemary
Vinca minor Bowles

Gardening Advice for Southwest New Mexico

The southwest region typically has poor soil conditions.  The air is dry and moisture is low.  It is a challenge for most folks to grow things but with the right gardening information, you can grow just about anything here that will grow elsewhere.

Gardening Southwest States U.S.
Click on the map to continue reading

Privacy trees

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Trees to build a privacy wall

We often get lots of questions about trees that will help block the neighbors from viewing our yard.  There are lots of them.  The photo above is a photo of Spartan junipers, and they can grow up to 15 ft. tall and about 8 ft. wide.  Learn more at “How to block Neighbors view of my yard“.

Guzman’s Garden Centers

We have the following items all year long. Compost-Mulch-Pottery-Gift Craft-Fertilizers-Organic-Soils/Fertilizers-Outdoor Furniture.

Our website has tons of information regarding Southwestern landscaping, gardening ideas, and links to other home and garden websites as well.

Fruit Trees for Desert Southwest.

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We will send you exclusive free garden tips about once per week.  There is no cost to join. Everything from organic backyard gardening to expert gardening advice from our own knowledgeable gardening experts.

Guzman’s Garden Centers in Las Cruces Store Hrs. Summer, Fall, and Winter Hours.

      • Spring – 9: AM to 6:00 PM
      • Summer – 9: AM to 6:00 PM
      • Fall – 9: AM to 5:00 PM
      • Winter – 9: AM to 5:00 PM
      • Sunday – 10: AM to 5:00 PM.
      • 575 521-0496 (540 N. Telshor)
      • 575 523-1520 (270 Avenida de Mesilla)

Southwest Gardening Tips

Southwest monthly gardening tips
Weeping willow tree during the four seasons.

Southwest Gardening tips – Get our month-to-month southwest gardening tips. Find out what to plant and what you need to get your garden green no matter what month it is.  The southwest sun can be brutal on plants.  Find out what to do to help combat this problem.

Gardening in mid-winter requires less water but there are some things you will need to do during this time to ensure a good-looking lawn, garden, and landscape through the spring and summer season.
You don’t need a green thumb…just the right information!

Keeping a green garden in and around the Southwest requires attention and consistent work.  You will need a step-by-step guide on what to do every month.  Read these guides by following this link – Gardening tips by the month.

Southwest Gardening Tips

Guzman's Garden Centers Las CrucesNeed help with your landscaping Idea? You can “Ask Gary or Paul” almost any gardening question and they will answer it!

Click here for more information: Ask Gary or Paul
Find out what type of plants to use for each season in the Southwest.


Below is a small list of what we carry.

Fruit TreesPine TreesVines – Grape VinesDesert Plants – Pottery – Crape MyrtlesRoses – Garden Gift Crafts – Organic Soils & Insecticides – Bedding Plants – Herbs – Vegetables – Seeds – Patio/Outdoor Furniture

Plants & Trees in Las Cruces

Come by today and ask our friendly staff for details on trees, shrubs, bedding plants, and everything else in between.

Turn your landscape into a wonderful, colorful garden no matter what season it is.  We are the largest retail gardening nursery in Southwestern New Mexico.

Now is a suitable time to plant Pine Trees. Pine Trees Southwest.

Indoor Plants at Guzman’s Garden Centers

Need indoor houseplants? We got them. Thousands of houseplants for your home decor. We have a ton of indoor houseplants from the Money Tree Plant to indoor succulent plants.

Outdoor patio furniture at Color Your World Location

Check out our exclusive outdoor furniture. Las Cruces Lawn and Patio Furniture come from The premier home and garden lawn furniture in the entire U.S. Click the Photo below to find out more.  Outdoor furniture and patio sets are located at 540 N. Telshor Las Cruces, NM.

Guzman's Garden Centers Furniture


Fox Farm Fertilizers
We have many more Fox Farm fertilizers and products. Come by today and get these products before we run out.  Or check out this web page for more info...Organic Products.

Here is a list of Fox Farm products that we carry.

      1. Soil and Soil Conditioners
      2. Dry Fertilizers
      3. Soluble Granular Fertilizers
      4. Liquid Fertilizers
      5. Hydroponic
      6. Liquid Supplements and Adjusters
      7. Time Release Fertilizers

Plants and Trees in Las Cruces

New Mexico Southwest Trees

Plants for the Southwest

Southwest Garden Ideas


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    • Jacqueline Bentley
    • January 15, 2023

    Do u carry Calathea in ur Las Cruces nurseries?

    1. Reply

      Yes, we do. They are not always available but both stores will usually carry them. The store on 540 N. Telshor has a huge selection of houseplants. Call them before visiting them. 575 202 1749. Visit this post for some great information on Calathea Plants.

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