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Frozen plants

Our area hasn’t seen single-digit temps since the 1980s. So what garden tasks should take priority? First, check for leaks. Then assess your plants — or what’s left of them. This week’s valentine vortex will be long remembered, with Texas’ lowest temperatures in 40 years: a veritable gut punch to those who forget how far …

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Broken Oak tree from storm

The coldest air to blow through South Texas since 1989 left us a tableau of ice-covered trees looking like there could be no recovery. Major limbs have been broken, ornamentals trees bent to the ground, shrubs crushed and bark stripped or gouged by the ice. But what at first glance may look like mortal wounds …

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Lemon on the tree

Tuesday,  January  19, 2021 from 12noon ‘til 1pmGo to https://bexar-tx.tamu.edu/ Fruit trees are a gorgeous, healthy, and practical addition to any home garden or landscape. They are easy enough to take care of as a beginning gardener or a great plant to take care of with your children, allowing them to see science in action. …

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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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Farm clean up

Some things that you can do now to take advantage of South Texas’ early spring weather. It is still a good time to plant the recommended shade trees. They will shade the house and reduce your air conditioning coats. CPS customers can receive a $50 rebate for the shade trees they plant. Visit the CPS …

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Milberger’s Trace Hazlett handing two checks to the San Antonio Area Salvation Army. One check was for the money raised during Milberger’s Christmas Traditions & Cowboy Christmas weekend. The other is a portion of Milberger’s Christmas Tree Sales. The combined donation was over $3,000.00 and will go to making Christmas happen for children in the …

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Butterfly

Activity is picking up in our certified butterfly garden. Gulf Fritillary butterflies are arriving and Monarchs are on their way. Consider a butterfly garden. It’s a rewarding family activity. We can help.

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Chainsaw Pruning Tree

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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