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In the garden, winter can be overlooked because most plants are dormant. But there are a few plants that will add cheer to an otherwise sleepy landscape. Most plants are dormant in winter. But there are a few that will make your landscape a yuletide treasure. From holly and mistletoe to poinsettias and Christmas trees, …

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The creamy flower clusters and abundant white berries are distinctive, but its burgundy autumn color is a standout in an evergreen landscape.Note: In celebration of central Texas’ tree-planting season from October to February, this occasional series will highlight a few favorite trees for cultivating more shade in the residential landscape. Humble and a bit rotund, …

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Monarch on lantana

Nectar-rich, fall blooming plants are the most important gift we can offer these vibrant voyagers on their journey. Waking up to temperatures in the 60s is a refreshing reminder that fall is finally here. And right on cue, monarch butterflies are arriving in San Antonio as part of their fall migration to Mexico. Monarchs were …

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Before you turn up your sprinkler system — and double your water bill — consider what areas of your landscape truly need water. The first days of full scorch are here. Scorching sun in cloudless skies, high temperatures and blades of limp grass on the lawn when arriving home from work. Many homeowners greet this …

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Most of our programs are designed to minimize or eliminate grass in your landscape. But if you absolutely must, plan on plenty of preparation and patience. Laying sod is not recommended during late fall and winter. In fact, most of our programs are designed to minimize or eliminate grass in your landscape since that’s the …

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An eco-friendly landscape is more than just a tidy yard with minimal bare spots. It’s enticing to wildlife and thrifty with water. Picturesque and inviting, I can’t help but stop by a landscape proclaimed “Yard of the Month” to admire its beautiful details, can you? As Earth Day approaches, I’m reflecting on the positive impact …

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Milberger's "How To" Series

Your tomatoes and peppers will thrive in containers when planted correctly. Keep the containers anywhere outdoors that receives sufficient sunlight so you can enjoy fresh garden vegetables even in a small space. Almost any variety of tomato or pepper that recommended for our growing area will grow well in a properly prepared container. Tomatoes are …

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Turns out it’s no contest, and the answer may surprise you. Read this before you put in that new lawn. Turf installation may be the single biggest water user in the lifetime of a residential property. Hands down, putting in a new lawn uses way more water than filling a swimming pool. Even in San …

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Milberger's "How To" Series

To begin, roses need to be grown in full sun. They like to be in soil that is well-amended with organic matter and has good soil drainage. A raised flower bed with additional compost is a great place for a rose. Starting with healthy soil will prevent you from needing to fertilize much later on. …

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Bluebonnets

Create a calm, soothing outdoor environment by incorporating blue hues into your lush green landscape. Classic blue was the Pantone color of 2020, but I never got a chance to write an article praising blue in the landscape or offer my favorite blue plant suggestions. Even though it’s two years late, I’m sharing my thoughts …

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