Milberger's Nursery -

Once plants have flowered and produced seed the plants puts all of its energy into maturing the seed and does not bloom again. Blooms may last longer in cooler climates but cooler climates do not have the potential for two spectacular bloom periods each year as South Texas does. Most of us expect our flowering …

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flowers in a hedge

Summer is quickly approaching. Now is the time to exchange cold weather annuals for warm season annuals such as marigold, pentas, periwinkle, portulaca, and purslane. Perennial plants should really be showy right now, but to keep them that way, dead-head any spent flowers to keep them blooming. Consider planting a new bed in your garden …

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The first week of Milberger’s Anniversary sale in the March 16 issue of the San Antonio Express News

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Nominations now open

Nominations for the 2016 Terry Hershey Texas Women in Conservation Award are open now through August 14. Now is the time to recognize and honor the women you know who have made an impact on conservation in the great state of Texas. Audubon’s Texas Women in Conservation Award is named after Terry Hershey, who, as Carter …

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It’s been over six months since I started my gardening journey and what a ride it has been. Because I live in a small apartment, my gardening endeavor started off really small with just two pots of herbs. Now, I have expanded that to eight! Along the way, I noticed how there has been so …

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Fresh herbs are one of the greatest ways to increase the taste of your food healthfully. I often toss whatever leafy herbs are hand liberally into a salad to add unexpected variations in flavor (basil, oregano and dill are all great choices). Fresh herbs can add punch to sauces or create intensely flavorful crusts for …

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