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Bluebonnets

Create a calm, soothing outdoor environment by incorporating blue hues into your lush green landscape. Classic blue was the Pantone color of 2020, but I never got a chance to write an article praising blue in the landscape or offer my favorite blue plant suggestions. Even though it’s two years late, I’m sharing my thoughts …

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Bulbs, rhizomes and corms all have different planting requirements, but with a little TLC you can get them into the ground in winter and appreciate their color and beauty come spring. For those of us who greatly miss tulip time in the Midwest, there are opportunities for a South Texas spring bouquet of tulips, daffodils …

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Milberger's "How To" Series

Don’t get overwhelmed by all the different sizes and species of trees at the nursery. Use our tutorials for simple and successful tree picking and planting. According to the experts, fall and winter are perfect for planting. Indeed, for nearly 50 years Texas has held its state Arbor Day on the third Friday of January …

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So-called deer-resistant plants often aren’t. But here’s how to keep your landscape from becoming the new trendy eatery for dinner-seeking does, bucks and fawns. To a famished whitetail, a perfectly manicured yard is a tantalizingly tasty menu. Once deer have established a comfort level and grazing routine around your lawn, they’ll make repeat visits for …

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Now is the perfect time to make a change and replace your water-guzzling grass with a more resilient WaterSaver yard! You made it through another hot, dry summer and your excitement for fall isn’t about pumpkin spice lattes or Halloween. It’s that your water bill will be smaller so you can afford plenty of PSLs. …

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woman fertilizing yard

Our landscape plants need nitrogen, but they don’t need as much as you think, especially if you practice proper gardening techniques. Research establishes that all plants including grass, shrubs and trees use nutrients applied in the fall more efficiently and to greater effect than those applied in spring and summer. This is especially true regarding …

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Cedar Waxwing

Our flying friends are coming from near and far. Offer them respite with fresh water, a bountiful buffet and a safe place to stay. October is migration month for bees, butterflies and birds. Of course, I am including migrations from 100 feet to 10,000 miles. The question I pose is what should you have in …

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That spot where you can’t get lawn grass to grow? It may be time to put in a pathway or flowerbed instead. A healthy landscape evolves over time and your watering habits should change with it. I recently learned a peculiar term in architecture: Thomasson. It’s a name for any feature that once had a …

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Schultz House Walkway

Planting Guide for New San Antonians Whether you’re new to San Antonio or just to South Texas gardening — this list will guide you on what to plant and when. San Antonio transplants often experience shock on their arrival to South Texas as they’re faced with dilemmas on what and when to plant. They are …

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About Milberger's Nursery and Landscape in San Antonio, Texas

Whether you’re new to San Antonio or just to South Texas gardening — this list will guide you on what to plant and when. San Antonio transplants often experience shock on their arrival to South Texas as they’re faced with dilemmas on what and when to plant. They are even more surprised to learn that …

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