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“Some of the most pleasant outdoor days in Central Texas occur during the winter months making it the best time to garden. The lower temperatures enable us to work outside for longer hours planting trees, shrubs and winter vegetables that will continue to grow and get a head start on spring with less watering.” November …

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Milberger’s Halloween Weekend Events have been cancelled due to the heavy rain warnings The Nursery will be open on Sat., Oct 25 and Sun., Oct 26 But the special events scheduled for the weekend have been cancelled due to our concerns for our customer’s safety and comfort. We will still be hosting Trick-or-Treat at the Nursery On Halloween Day, Sat., …

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CPS Green Shade Tree Rebate Through CPS’ Green Shade, you can receive a $50 rebate per tree when you purchase a qualified tree and plant it in the right place to save on your energy bill. https://www.cpsenergy.com/en/my-home/ways-to-save/rebates-rebate/green-shade-tree-rebate.html Qualifying trees are limited to a select number of drought resistant, canopy tree species in order to provide …

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child posing for a photo in the pumpkin patch

Saturday and Sunday Oct 24th and 25th Bring your kids for a day of free Halloween Fun events at Milberger’s Nursery. Let them run through our MONSTER MAZE and ride through the nursery on our TERROR TRAIN. Watch them bounce away on our MOON BOUNCE and take their picture in our PUMPKIN PATCH. Free FACE …

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straw being moved at milbergers

Why is a plant nursery unloading hundreds of bales of straw?

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September is not usually a major leaf drop month but this year will be an exception. Shade trees loaded themselves with leaves in response to the heavy rains last winter and spring, now they are dropping some of those extra leaves in response to the hot dry weather.  Expect live oaks, cedar elms, Texas red …

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If you have raised bed gardens that you use to grow fall and winter flowers and/or  vegetables, it is time to make preparations so that you can be ready to plant in September. Two essential ingredients for a successful cool weather garden are compost and mulch. Compost is the basic soil enrichment additive. Incorporate 2 …

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Leaf Drop.  This summer it has been  common for shade trees to drop leaves. Prepare to see even more as trees that put on heavy leaf loads in response to the generous rains received this winter and spring, adjust their foliar load to a level that can be supported in the current dry spell. We …

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The San Antonio Water System has proposed and some policy makers (SAWS Board Members and City Council Members) are supporting the idea of installing Stage 1 water use rules all year.  The main feature would be to limit lawn irrigation with sprinklers to once per week based on your home’s address.  Visit the SAWS website …

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tomato plant

In the July heat it is hard to think about cold weather but if you have  planted fall tomatoes in past years and failed to harvest ripe fruit before cold weather  destroyed the plants, you will want to  consider “beating the cold” with the recommendations in this article. By planting now, in July, you can …

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