About

We are moving The Purple Gate Herb Farm to Smithville, Texas near the Lost Pines in Bastrop County. We hope to continue our display gardens to demonstrate how the plants look when mature, encourage customers to try growing new plants and to offer informative garden tours. The Purple Gate Herb Farm, owned and operated by Bud and Mary Mills was located near the town of Caldwell, in south- central Texas from 1994 through 2010. In our location in the Brazos Valley in Burleson County, Texas we grew herbs mingled with wildflowers in theme gardens bordered by native woods. We strived to provide quality plants to our customers. We also provided extensive information about each plant to help our customers enjoy growing and using each plant.

 Our Herb Garden tours explored herbal knowledge, practical garden information with historical insight and current research to reveal the delight and enrichment of life by the growing and using of herbs. We explored the seasons in our south central Texas gardens and share our gardening experiences in this environment.