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Tired of endless watering and changing out bedding plants? There’s likely a perennial salvia that would love to grow in your landscape. There’s a salvia for every occasion in the Texas landscape. The Latin name — salvere or healthy — gives a clue to this genus’ performance in summer, even in the most scorching conditions. …

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Due to a nearby lighting strikeour phone lines are temporarily downand we don’t have an estimated time that they will be repaired.The nursery is open, fully staffed and in full operation.You can reach us by email atnursery@milbergersa.comand we will respond to your email as quickly as possible.We are sorry for any inconvenience that this has caused …

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Fertilizers and pesticides can be washed away by rainwater to nearby creeks and rivers. A few simple solutions can prevent this pollution — and save water! From heat to cold, rain to drought, moderation doesn’t apply to the weather in South Texas. Recent rains have been a welcome respite from the drought, but with significant …

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With all the rain we’ve been getting — and the possibility of more on the way — it may be a good idea to invest in a rain garden. Rain gardens have many benefits and are good for the environment. Want to build a rain garden, but not sure where to start? Consider your landscape’s …

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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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Purslane

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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