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We would like to announce that Milberger Landscaping & Nursery has been selected to receive the Small Business Excellence Award for 2018 in the Nurseries & Gardening category. This recognizes small businesses that serve San Antonio. Each year we identify companies that we believe have achieved outstanding success in the San Antonio area. These are …

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Plant the cole crops and other greens by transplants now. Broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, Swiss chard, collards, are among those available at area nurseries. If the birds are damaging your ripe tomatoes on the vine, try harvesting the fruit early, as soon as it shows a color change from green.  They will ripen in …

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The most beautiful and productive gardens beds are the result of planning the size, shape and location. In South Texas it is important to select plants and blooms that are well adapted to our climate. Milberger’s is your best source of bedding, plants, and flowers with fresh stock arriving on a regular basis and the …

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May is a good time to plant the heat-tolerant, summer-blooming perennials. Gold Star esperanza has yellow bell-shaped flowers. They have begun blooming now and will bloom until Thanksgiving. I specify the Gold Star selection because it has superior blooming characteristics compared to the old-fashioned selections. The blooms are large, and they show up on the …

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Why Do We Prune? Pruning is one of the most important practices in growing beautiful roses. Pruning is the way that the rose bush gets a “face lift” – a renewal. With rare exception, blooms are produced on new growth. Pruning promotes new growth; thus produces blooms. The life of the bush is extended by …

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green shade tree photograph

At The Nursery Saturday October 28 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm Fall is for Planting: Winter Color and Trees Fall is an ideal time to plant in South Central Texas because our cooler night temperatures and better rain chances promoter faster root and plant growth. Join David Rodriguez, Horticulturist with the Texas A&M AgriLife …

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Pride of barbados flowers

WATERSAVER LANDSCAPE COUPON PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY & HIGHLIGHTS COUPON Coupon recipients must meet these eligibility requirements: (a.) must be a SAWS residential water customer (b.) Must be the homeowner at the location where coupons will be utilized. Customers may only receive a maximum of eight (8) coupons (WaterSaver Landscape and Patioscape combined) per service address. Customers …

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Mexican buckeye blooms

Capture the beauty of an early Texas spring — plant ornamental trees and shrubs. They’re some of the first to flower 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 visually appealing all year. To …

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Can you list some of the flowers that attract butterflies? Mistflower, milkweed, passion-vine, zinnias, cosmos, citrus, coneflower, pentas, coreopsis, calendula, sunflower, salvia, and lantana all attract butterflies. It is relatively easy in South and Central Texas to have at least one butterfly attracting plant in bloom 12 months of the year I saw a vine …

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