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Xeriscape means expansive, beautiful perennial beds with zero hassle. Hardscape that’s practical and eye-catching. Extended outdoor living spaces. Most importantly, a successful xeriscape incorporates plant material that uses less of our precious resources, particularly water. 1     Planning Think about what your landscape will look like during each season of the year. Will there be …

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In South Texas Fall is for Planting. Most gardeners plant their vegetables in the spring to harvest in late spring to early summer. In most areas of Texas, it is possible to have a fall vegetable garden also, but it will need to be managed somewhat differently than a spring garden. Locating the garden If …

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Temperatures at night will become cooler as the month progresses encouraging the germination of the winter weeds. To reduce the quantity of weeds such as bedstraw, dandelions, thistle, henbit, beggars’ lice and chickweed in the lawn apply a preemergent such as Amaze, XL, or Dimension early in the month. The fall tomatoes will also respond …

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Severe storms come and go and trees have adapted to them. Still, trees can sustain major damage. But with the correct pruning we can help accelerate their regrowth. Recently storms played havoc with our trees. Limbs and trunks were tossed around like toys in a toddler’s playpen. What can we do to help our trees? …

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“Roses in pots extend the scope and possibilities of gardening. Wide walkways can be highlighted with tubs of roses, entryways can be graced with the beauty and fragrance of roses. Miniature roses can dress up window boxes in the summer, and then be brought indoors in winter to perk up the house.”   ~ Dr. Jerry Parsons, …

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Butterfly on flowers

The key to attracting butterflies to your landscape is to have both nectar producing and egg-laying plants available. Among the best nectar-producing plants are Gregg’s mistflower, milkweed, sunflower, and porterweed. Zinnias are the mainstay of a cutting flower garden in the summer and they also will be a great source of spectacular photos as they …

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Hybrid teas, floribundas, grandifloras, climbers, miniatures and tree roses. Our largest selection ever. Milberger’s regularly carries over fifty varieties of Antique and Modern roses that are recommended by Texas A&M and the San Antonio Rose Society.

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Just arrived, a new shipment of 5 gallon Arctic Frost and Orange Frost Satsuma oranges. These are two of the most cold tolerate citrus trees available grown on their own root stock. These are hard to find and supplies are limited.

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Texas lantana starts to show it’s color in April and can bloom continuously from May through November. It blooms more profusely as heat intensifies. Northern cardinals and other bird species eat the ripe fruit. Butterflies and other beneficial insects love the lantana. Texas lantana starts to show it’s color in April and can bloom continuously …

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Potted flowers by red wagons

It is time to plant potatoes in the garden. Onion transplants and radish, carrot, lettuce, beets, English peas can also be planted by seed. Aerate and top dress the lawn with compost. Rent an aerator and have the compost delivered or hire a lawn care firm to do the work. It is too early to …

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