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Place birdhouses in the landscape for titmice, Carolina wren, chickadee, house finch and golden-fronted woodpeckers in addition to purple martins. Each species favors different box dimensions, hole size and placement. Do an internet search or obtain a reference book from the library or bookstore to obtain the recommended specifications. Use bluebonnet transplants to begin your …

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Fall means piles of leaves that need to be moved and trees that will need proper care in prep for winter’s chill. Tree care is normally fairly easy during the spring, but fall care may be a bit more intensive. These tips will help you keep your trees looking great during the fall. Fall is …

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By Dr. Douglas F. Welsh, Landscape Horticulturist Finally, fall is here. The weather cooling and now is a perfect time to add a new grouping of shrubs to your land-scape. The fall may be the best season to plant, surpassing even the spring. Fall planting follows the heat of summer, before a cool winter season, …

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Hay maze at the nursery

Come to the nursery and run through our better-than-ever MONSTER MAZE. Visit our amazing PUMPKIN PATCH Then come back on  Saturday and Sunday Oct 29th and 30th for our Halloween SpookTacular Weekend Bring your kids for a day of free Halloween Fun events at Milberger’s Nursery. Let them run through our MONSTER MAZE and ride …

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Do not locate your vegetable garden within six feet of hedges, shrubs or trees. Not only do these larger, more permanent plants compete for light, but they also gobble up nutrients and water necessary for healthy vegetables. The major consideration for garden location is sunlight. All vegetables require some sunlight; the most popular vegetables require …

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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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It is hard to believe that after having 10 inches more rain than the average in the first half of 2016, we are already irrigating lawns.  The same thing happened in 2015. It is what happens when you have shallow, poor soil and a high evaporation rate. There is a limited soil reservoir below our …

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Too often when we think about landscaping we only consider lawns and shade trees.  It is important   to balance the landscape between shade trees and lawn with perennials, shrubs and small trees. In addition to the aesthetics involved, the perennials, shrubs and small trees allow you to increase color in the landscape and habitat for …

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woman with a bird talking at a kids event

A large audience of children and adults flocked to Milberger’s to participate in our annual Birds of Prey Kids Last Chance Forever program. One of Milberger’s Kids Gardening Class the audience last weekend was thrilled by this dramatic, close-up educational experience with Texas predatory birds. Birds of Prey Conservancy’s Last Chance Forever program helps sick, injured and …

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  Consider becoming a certified Master Gardener with the Guadalupe County Master Gardeners. We are a non-profit organization affiliated with the Guadalupe County AgriLife Extension Service and Texas A & M. Our mission is to provide research based information and resources to people who want to garden in a successful, economical and earth Friendly way. …

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