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We would like to announce that Milberger Landscaping & Nursery has been selected to receive the Small Business Excellence Award for 2018 in the Nurseries & Gardening category. This recognizes small businesses that serve San Antonio. Each year we identify companies that we believe have achieved outstanding success in the San Antonio area. These are …

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Plant the cole crops and other greens by transplants now. Broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, Swiss chard, collards, are among those available at area nurseries. If the birds are damaging your ripe tomatoes on the vine, try harvesting the fruit early, as soon as it shows a color change from green.  They will ripen in …

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Gardening with aquatics is similar to other forms of gardening in that you have to be aware of proper soil conditions, kinds of containers, proper planting techniques, fertility needs, and after planting care. What makes water gardening unique is that the plants you grow are growing in a water filled environment. Things like water depth, …

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Laura Bush petunia was selected as a Superstar because it is a fast growing, spreading plant with attractive pink or violet blooms. Additionally it is more heat tolerant than most other petunias. If it is planted now it will bloom strongly until July, hang on through the summer and then renew itself for a long …

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NEW! OAK WHISKEY BARREL GARDEN PLANTER. Horizontally cut reinforced whiskey barrels comes with their own unique cradle. These are great for small herb and flower garden.  Only 89.99 TRADITIONAL ONE-HALF OAK WHISKEY BARRELS Ideal for larger plants especially container grown citrus and tropicals. Only $59.99

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summer camp at the garden

Summer Camps: Registration Now Open! Explore the San Antonio Botanical Garden this summer with STEAM-based camps focused on hands-on exploration, nature-inspired art, ecology and botany. From Eco-Explorers to Little Gardeners and a new Chef camp for teens, the Garden inspires budding naturalists, scientists, botanists, artists and chefs to dig deeper into the world of plants …

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flower pots

  Consider daylilies for your landscape. Look for the large bloomed selections that are blooming right now in yellow, gold, orange and rust. They are showy, drought tolerant, and not fussy about soil. The foliage makes an excellent groundcover unless you have deer in your neighborhood. Daylilies are a favorite deer food. The tomatoes, peppers, …

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butterflies on flowers

Gardens designed to attract and nurture butterflies are becoming more and more popular in our area because they are not only beautiful, but contribute to the health and well-being of one of our very important pollinators. Butterfly gardens also give us an opportunity to provide a fun and educational family activity. There is an impressive …

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butterfly garden at milbergers nursery

Our new butterfly garden is certified by the North American Butterfly Association. You may stop by the nursery and see exactly how you can  transform a portion of your landscape into a beautiful haven for butterflies and hummingbirds.

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woman fertilizing yard

 There is still time to apply a pre-emergent herbicide to reduce summer weeds from germinating.  This is especially important if you were bothered by sandburs and/or crabgrass. Halt, Dimension, Crabgrass Preventer, Amaze and XL are good herbicides for the job.  Note that a second application should be applied in mid-June. To be ready for the …

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