Mankin and Sons Gardens Garden Center Plant Nursery Florist LandscaperWelcome to Mankin and Sons Gardens, the premiere garden center and florist in Abilene and the big country!  Our garden center carries a full line of garden supplies, garden chemicals and fertilizers, greenhouse annuals and perennials, shrubs, trees, garden decor and so much more!  Our full service florist has a fully stocked cooler of flowers, a beautiful showroom, and over 25 years of experience in the floral industry.  If you are looking for a garden center in Abilene that can be your one-stop-shop for all your gardening, landscaping, lawn-care, and floral needs, stop by Mankin and Sons Gardens.  We invite you to browse our garden center website, where you find tons of useful information, as well as numerous photos from our greenhouse, nursery, and showroom floor.  Which garden center department are you interested?


Wedding bouquet, bridal flowers, floral designFlorist

Our amazing team of floral designers are ready to help out with all your floral needs. They specialize in wedding flowerssympathy floral tributes, arrangements for parties, and everyday floral occasions. Check out some of their unique flower arrangements.

Gift Shop

When you come into our garden center, you’re also coming to an enchanting gift shop.  We have a wide variety of gifts and decor so you will always be able to find the perfect gift.  Check out some of our decor and gifts.



Our fully-stocked nursery is the best of any garden center in Abilene.  Annuals, perennials, shrubs, trees and so much more – all available in our greenhouse and nursery, along with expert advice from certified nursery specialists.


Landscape Blueprints

With our expert landscape designer and a professional installation team, Mankin and Sons Gardens offers the best landscaping in the Big Country area all year round.



Lawn Care Shrubs Trees Grass Irrigation
Lawn Care

Our lawn care and maintenance crews are seen around Abilene everyday, working hard to keep yards and landscapes looking beautiful.  We offer a full range of services such as mowing, trimming, edging, irrigation installation and repair, pond treatment, and so much more.


Recent Blog Entries

Christmas Open House

Join us this Saturday, Nov. 17, 9am-6pm for our Christmas Open House.  It will be a delightful day with holiday treats, big sales, and how-to workshops from our floral design team and our greenhouse staff.  Here’s the schedule: 9:00am – Doors Open 11:00am – Workshop #1: Tree Decorating 101 1:00pm – Workshop #2: Winter Bedding 3:00pm […]

Caring for Your Trees

In this sweltering summer heat, it can be hard to know how much and how long to water your trees, when to fertilize them, and how to diagnose problems with them.  It would take years to learn all the intricacies of tree husbandry (that’s our job), but we want to address some of the most […]

Tree Watering Tips

During the hot, dry summer in West Texas, many people wonder exactly how they should be taking care of their trees to make sure that they not only survive but thrive in the hottest months of the year.  Some of the most common questions we get here at Mankin and Sons have to do with […]

Beautiful New Products

Hello Everyone, The summer is going well here at Mankin and Sons, and we are getting new products in every day.  We just wanted to take a minute to share a few pictures with you.  Make sure to schedule a little shopping time sometime soon so you can check out all our new offerings! Get […]

Mother’s Day: Fresh Flowers!

The Mankin and Sons Design Team has been hard at work preparing for Mother’s Day!  We have a full line of incredible designs that are perfect for any mother, young or old, modern or traditional.  With something for every budget, Mankin and Sons is the best place in town to come for your flowers and […]