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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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First tip: native plants are the non-gardener’s dream come true. Have you ever tried to grow plants, but constantly kill them? Or maybe you love the idea of plants, but are fully aware you don’t have the time or attention span to do it properly? I’m not going to lie, I’ve done some abominable things …

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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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Gifts for the gardener

Where you will find a great selection of fresh wreaths, garlands and gifts for gardeners. We have a great selection of gifts for both the avid and novice gardener on you list. Don’t know what to get? Consider a Milberger’s Nursery GIFT CARD for any denomination starting at $10. You can order gift cards by …

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So-called deer-resistant plants often aren’t. But here’s how to keep your landscape from becoming the new trendy eatery for dinner-seeking does, bucks and fawns. To a famished whitetail, a perfectly manicured yard is a tantalizingly tasty menu. Once deer have established a comfort level and grazing routine around your lawn, they’ll make repeat visits for …

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Cedar Waxwing

Our flying friends are coming from near and far. Offer them respite with fresh water, a bountiful buffet and a safe place to stay. October is migration month for bees, butterflies and birds. Of course, I am including migrations from 100 feet to 10,000 miles. The question I pose is what should you have in …

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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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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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