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Poinsettias aren’t limited to red. And they don’t have to stay in the pot. Try some of these ideas for decorating with this classic Christmas plant. Tuck a cut poinsettia bloom or two into silver or and gather the collection on the mantel for a pretty arrangement. Create a tree that reflects the spare beauty of …

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Milberger’s Nursery is now stocked with a large selection of Christmas inventory including Christmas trees, Christmas cacti, poinsettias, wreaths, garlands, & other Christmas decor that is synonymous with the holiday. December is a popular month at the nursery due to the delivery of Christmas trees that we receive and our ever popular Christmas Events for …

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The chilly weather reminds us that we will be spending more time indoors and having guests to entertain at home. It is time to consider sprucing up the house with some amazing greenery . Our greenhouses are chock full with many types of plants to choose from.

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Ornamental trees and shrubs are some of the first to flower so you can capture the beauty of an early Texas spring. Ornamental trees and shrubs and are early nectar sources for pollinating insects and hummingbirds. One of the keys to successful gardening is seasonal interest. It’s important to utilize plants that keep your garden …

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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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