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South Texas Planting Guide

Whether you’re new to San Antonio or just to South Texas gardening — this list will guide you on what to plant and when. San Antonio transplants often experience shock on their…

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Stop Irrigating Your Landscape Beds

Those yuccas, sages and muhly grasses likely don’t need all that extra water, even on the hottest summer day. In newer subdivisions, when it’s done right, irrigation is carefully laid out to…

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Plants With Built-In Sunblock

Several local plants are uncommonly adept at blocking sunlight and reducing water loss during summer months.Summer is a great time for outdoor activities. As humans we know we need to protect our…

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Thin Soil? Don’t Fight It — Exploit It!

No matter where your home is located, the key to a thriving, water-saving landscape is one that works with — not against — its natural characteristics. Nestled in the Texas Hill Country,…

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Summer Salvias

Tired of endless watering and changing out bedding plants? There’s likely a perennial salvia that would love to grow in your landscape.

There’s a salvia for every occasion in…

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Trash the Turf and Go Native Instead

For green grass yards to thrive (or even survive) in our region, we’re forced to over-fertilize and over-water. But there is a better way.

There’s a common misconception that…

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Preventing Pollution from Rainfall Runoff

Fertilizers and pesticides can be washed away by rainwater to nearby creeks and rivers. A few simple solutions can prevent this pollution — and save water! From heat to cold, rain to…

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Mosquitos: Masters of Misery

Stop swatting and start enjoying your great outdoors. Use these methods to help prevent these biting bloodsuckers from hanging around. All the weeks of drought-busting rain showers this spring have been great…

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Lawn with St Augustine grass

Lawn Care 101

Maintaining a large lawn doesn’t have to be complicated. Just follow these four simple steps to keep it healthy and green — and save a lot of green on your water bill….

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Design a Rain Garden

With all the rain we’ve been getting — and the possibility of more on the way — it may be a good idea to invest in a rain garden. Rain gardens have…

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