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Here is information on several annual plants to consider using for color this summer. The newest Texas Superstar is a plant that has been around awhile, but the Superstar team says we haven’t given it as much attention as it deserves. It is “New Look” Celosia. Dr. Brent Pemberton of the team says it is …

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Frozen plants

Our area hasn’t seen single-digit temps since the 1980s. So what garden tasks should take priority? First, check for leaks. Then assess your plants — or what’s left of them. This week’s valentine vortex will be long remembered, with Texas’ lowest temperatures in 40 years: a veritable gut punch to those who forget how far …

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Lemon on the tree

Tuesday,  January  19, 2021 from 12noon ‘til 1pmGo to https://bexar-tx.tamu.edu/ Fruit trees are a gorgeous, healthy, and practical addition to any home garden or landscape. They are easy enough to take care of as a beginning gardener or a great plant to take care of with your children, allowing them to see science in action. …

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Recycle your christmas tree

After the holidays, don’t throw your Real Christmas Tree in the trash or set it on the curb. Real Christmas Trees are biodegradable, which means they can be easily reused or recycled for mulch and other purposes. Milberger’s Nursery will accept your discarded Christmas tree fromJan 2 through January 16, 2021When you bring your tree into Milberger’s …

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Black Chinned Hummingbird

Spice up your autumn garden with warm hues, berry-bursting blooms and fragrant foliage. It’s the coziest backdrop for enjoying your preferred pumpkin-spiced beverage outdoors. Fall in South Texas always warms my heart with its beautiful weather and exhilarating snout butterfly explosions — it’s the perfect backdrop for enjoying the outdoors with a pumpkin-spiced drink in …

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In Bexar County, water is the hot commodity. With our growing population, how we use this invaluable resource matters. Replacing some or all of your lawn with beautiful WaterSaver landscaping plants is an easy and effective way to reduce your water use, save money and create a more interesting yard! When maintained effectively, a WaterSaver …

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Judy pointing out flowers

Plant fall tomatoes now. Select varieties that are determinate or semi-determinate, so they grow their foliage quickly and then concentrate on maturing their fruit before the cold weather arrives. To extend the bloom period cut off the spent blooms or new seed pods on poinciana, vitex, crape myrtle, and zinnia if it is practical. Removing …

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Perennial Garden Many Colors

HOW TO PLANT PERENNIALS: Measure the fit. Check the plant tag to see how wide and tall your new plant will be at full size. Get out a measuring tape and make sure it fits in the area you plan to plant it. Imagine it growing in a circle and mark the center where you’ll …

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Tropical Milkweed

How fierce is your flora? Pick party hearty plants and your landscape will sizzle in the summer scorch. Feel the heat! Though spring has just sprung, it’s not too early to think ahead to summer and how your landscape will fare in what will likely be a hot, dry season. I know what you’re thinking… …

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Maroon Poppies

New this month: a selection of poppy with a dark maroon bloom. Poppies are a cool weather blooming annual that reseeds itself. Great addition for winter color in your dormant perennial beds and butterfly gardens.

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