Newton Nurseries to open location in Katy

Newton Nurseries broke ground on its new Katy location in March. (Courtesy Kaplan Public Relations)
Newton Nurseries broke ground on its new Katy location in March. (Courtesy Kaplan Public Relations)

Newton Nurseries broke ground on its new Katy location in March. (Courtesy Kaplan Public Relations)

Newton Nurseries plans to open at 322 Buc-ee’s Blvd., Katy, this summer, according to a press release and company spokesperson. The location, which broke ground in March, will include a 153,000-square-foot nursery with a 7,000-square-foot greenhouse and a 20,000-square-foot shade area built and designed by KDW Construction. The wholesale business provides trees, shrubs, flowers, bedding plants and other landscape items for professional landscapers. It also has horticulturist services. Two other Newton Nurseries are located in Houston and Austin. 713-868-9030 (Houston location). www.newtonnurseries.com
By Jen Para
Jen joined Community Impact Newspaper in fall 2018 as the editor of the Katy edition. She covers education, transportation, local government, business and development in the Katy area.


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