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Once plants have flowered and produced seed the plants puts all of its energy into maturing the seed and does not bloom again.



Blooms may last longer in cooler climates but cooler climates do…

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South Texas summers mean a lot of sun, no rain and water restrictions. These conditions can be difficult on some delicate plants, but some do thrive in these drought or desert-like conditions. Here are…

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High heat, little rain and strict water restrictions can make gardening difficult in Texas. South Texas gets hit especially hard with a combination of high humidity and high temperatures. Xeriscaping is a method of…

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Alternatives to Lawn Grass

It is hard to believe that after having 10 inches more rain than the average in the first half of 2016, we are already irrigating lawns.  The same thing happened in 2015. It is…

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Small Trees to Balance the Landscape

Too often when we think about landscaping we only consider lawns and shade trees.  It is important   to balance the landscape between shade trees and lawn with perennials, shrubs and small trees. In addition…

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Birds of Prey at the Nursery

160624_BirstOfPreyCrowdA large audience of children and adults flocked to Milberger’s to participate in our annual Birds of Prey Kids Last Chance Forever program. One of Milberger’s…

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Consider becoming a certified Master Gardener with the Guadalupe County Master Gardeners. We are a non-profit organization affiliated with the Guadalupe County AgriLife Extension Service and Texas A & M. Our mission is to…

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Now is a good time to consider the hot weather root- hardy perennials. The list includes esperanza, poinciana, duranta, vitex, firebush, thyrallis and milkweed. Grow them all in full sun. All are drought tolerant.

 


Esperanza

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In Praise of Pollinators

Pollinators are an important part of the health and life of any landscape, garden or green space.  Pollinators Week is upon us and it’s important to thank the pollinators that keep our gardens lush…

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Summer means long days out in the yard, summer vacation and beach trips. Summer in South Texas can also be tough for home gardeners due to high heat, low rainfall and an influx of…

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