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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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Firecracker plant

Hardy winter perennials like salvias and Turk’s caps typically thrive without any additional water. And they entice a spectacular show of some of the feistiest, freakiest hummingbirds of the year. When our south Texas summer perennials slow down and drop flowers in autumn, we tend to stow away the hummingbird feeders for the season. But …

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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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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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Perennials

At the nursery, plants always look pretty in the pot. But will they grow and thrive once you get them home? Most likely, yes — as long as they’re planted in the right place. Plants need the sun’s energy to grow. If they don’t get enough, some will become stunted, bare and diseased. But some …

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Snipping Roses

Blooms may last longer in climates that are cooler than ours, but cooler climates do not have the potential for two spectacular bloom periods each year like we do in South Texas. We expect our flowering perennials to bloom well in the spring but we overlook the best possible season for bloom—fall. Plants do not …

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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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Groundcover Mondo Monkey Grass

The clear benefit of using ground covers instead of grass is less of everything — less water, less fertilizer, less pesticides and less mowing. Tired of mowing, weeding, feeding and watering the lawn over, and over, and over again? It may be time to forget turf and move on to something that’s drought hardy, water …

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Want a tropical look in your summertime landscape? Try these stunning types of hibiscus. Their flowers are single and double, and you can find them now at Milberger’s in shades of red, pink, yellow and orange, among many others. Their leaves are glossy dark green.

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Eagle

Sat., June 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am FREE Your kids will enjoy this dramatic, close-up educational experience with Texas predatory birds. Raptor handlers from the Birds of Prey Conservancy will give your kids and educational experience they will not forget. Birds of Prey Conservancy’s Last Chance Forever program helps sick, injured and orphaned birds of …

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