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San Antonio is not known for drastically cold weather, but it does occasionally freeze during the winter season. A freeze occurs, of course, when the temperature drops below the freezing point of water (32° F or 0° C). Here’s how to care for your plants and garden during the winter season. Different plants react differently …

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Pollinators are an important part of the health and life of any landscape, garden or green space.  Pollinators Week is upon us and it’s important to thank the pollinators that keep our gardens lush and vibrant. While it may seem like an easy proposition to entice pollinators to your garden there are a few ways …

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Summer means long days out in the yard, summer vacation and beach trips. Summer in South Texas can also be tough for home gardeners due to high heat, low rainfall and an influx of pests. Let’s go over a few ways you can have a great Summer planting season. Summer in South Texas means high …

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Spring is in full swing. It’s warming up. Butterflies are flying around but it isn’t quite yet Summer. There’s plenty of difference between spring and summer planting and garden care. Here are just a few pieces of advice that can keep your garden in perfect bloom. Spring means pests. Beetles, grubs, rabbits, and deer: they’re …

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Citrus are one of those plants that I think are a must in the garden. They have beautiful dark green foliage all year, sensuously perfumed flowers at various times of the year and then produce fabulously colorful edible fruit. They really are the most perfect garden specimen. Citrus grow well in containers which gives you …

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All gardening! All day! All your Favorites! The 19th Annual Festival of Flowers  is back with all your favorites: Indoor Garden Vendor Mall Seminars Organic Roundtable City-Wide Plant Exchange 2016 Daylily Show & Sale Herb Kitchen Cooking Floral Design Challenge Farmer’s market Rain Barrel Demonstrations Plant Exhibits Live Radio Shows Saturday, May 28 9AM ‘til …

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In love with lilies?Envious of your neighbor’s daffodils? April is the time to plant bulbs for South Texas and while bulbs seem to be a straightforward there are a few useful pieces of information to keep in mind when planting bulbs.   Let’s take a minute to review what a bulb is. While most plants …

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basket in the field of flowers

It’s Spring in Texas and the wildflowers are in bloom. Texas has absolutely stunning blooms that grace our highways and open fields from the Indian Blankets and Paintbrushes to our sublime bluebonnets. Not all Texas wildflowers make great home garden or landscaping plants but there are some that make great additions to a home garden …

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There’s nothing like gardening as a family. It’s a calming, relaxing and educational hobby that can get the whole family together. While gardening can seem like a task primarily for older kids and adults but kids of all ages are happy to get down and dirty in a family garden. Start off by getting kid-friendly …

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green shrub next to a rock and bench

If you’re looking for a impressive way to recreate the look and feel of your yard or garden without the hassle of worrying about the ongoing drought and care of many different kinds of plants, think of rocks. Here in South Texas, rocks are plentiful, as you probably know if you’ve tried to grow anything …

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