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Every landscape has its own quirks and charms. So ditch the one-size-fits-all advice and find out how much water your unique yard really needs. Living in Texas, we’re all accustomed to extended periods of extreme heat and prolonged drought. This year is no exception. While always a precious commodity, water is even more vital when …

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While there are several watering methods you can use, some are more effective than others. Here’s a closer look at the top techniques, and the pros and cons of each. Many newcomers have arrived to San Antonio lately from all corners of the world, and many are first-time homeowners, too. One of the first things …

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If you’re an early riser, there are a few odds and ends you can tackle in your landscape — even during these sizzling summer days. Even during the hottest times of the summer, South Texas gardeners have lots to do in the garden. As long as you start early in the morning, stay hydrated and …

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Texas Xeriscape

A xeriscape is not rocks, decomposed granite, cactus, agaves, or rain barrels, although these could all be components of one. In its simplest form a xeriscape is minimal lawn, native flowering perennials and shrubs, mulch and other soil amendments, and pervious patios or decks. There are seven principles of xeriscape. They include: Planning and design …

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sprinkler head

Notice a ghostly mist lingering over your landscape? It’s the in-ground sprinklers screaming they are under pressure. You’ve probably seen it before, clouds of a foggy mist spewing out of the in-ground sprinkler system. The problem is your sprinklers are watering the air instead of your actual landscape. It’s called high pressure and there’s a …

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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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Pink Vinca

One summer color plant that we are sure is not eaten by the deer is vinca (also called periwinkle). This annual flower is available at area nurseries in white, red, pink, and lavender. Vinca was once the best-selling annual flower but its popularity declined because its severe susceptibility to the disease, aerial phytophera.  It got …

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Stepping stones with mulch nice backyard

When fully grown your Muhly Grass will block the view of your trash can. This side-yard garden project proves that designs don’t need to be complicated to be functional and beautiful. This one is a simple and fast weekend makeover. Calling all weekend warriors! Take that side-yard space from forgotten to functional with this simple-yet-elegant …

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News Buroak

Plant a Tree. Save Energy. Save Money. You can receive a $50 rebate per tree when you buy a qualified tree and plant it in the right place to save on your energy bill. The last day to take advantage of this offer is April 39, 2020. CPS Energy customers are eligible for a lifetime …

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Shopper near shrubs

Milberger’s is open during regular business hours We want to thank our customers for continuing to shop at Milberger’s during this difficult time. Gardeners are essential to the economy. We appreciate everyone coming in and following social distancing guidelines and using the hand sanitation stations that we have mounted around the nursery. We also have …

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