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Agarita SAWS

Landscape looking limp or lacking structure? Brace it with a backbone of Texas-style evergreens. Believe it or not, having an attractive, low-maintenance, water-efficient landscape year-round is possible. The key: a backbone of Texas-style evergreens. This includes structural natives like red yucca (Hesperaloe parviflora), blue agave (Agave americana), agarita (Berberis trifoliata), evergreen sumac (Rhus virens) and …

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pots with basil in garden

If you’ve ever walked into Milberger’s Nursery and wondered why everyone is so happy, it’s called science! Gardening and horticulture jobs can make you happier and healthier. Gardening, in general, provides many benefits to your health so people in those respective jobs have an interest and passion for gardening and have lower levels of physical …

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Leaf

San Antonio is not known for drastically cold weather, but it does occasionally freeze during the winter season. A freeze occurs, of course, when the temperature drops below the freezing point of water (32° F or 0° C). Here’s how to care for your plants and garden during the winter season. Different plants react differently …

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fall pruning

Your garden and plants need constant attention, even in the cooler months. Here’s what you should do with your garden this month! Leaves. Keep up with leaves falling onto the lawn and hard surfaces. Use a mulching blade to mow over leaves and let bits decompose into the lawn. Add a bag to your mower …

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Fall is quickly approaching, even for those of us in South Texas. While the cooler weather normally means the death of some flowers, many more can stand up to the punch of fall weather. Here’s a handy guide to some fall-blooming flowers. The Fall Aster lives up to its name by livening up gardens with …

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Some plants thrive in the direct South Texas sun, while others like to play it cool in the shade beneath other plants or artificial shades. Shade plants are a staple part of any low-water gardening or Xeriscaping plan, and some shade plants can be just as beautiful as their sun-loving cousins. Here are some of …

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The end of summer doesn’t mean that your gardening work is over. With the plants taken care of and watering arrangements compliant with city code, now is a good time to look at the tools that keep your garden green. Taking inventory is a good place to start before the organization work can begin. See …

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basket in the field of flowers

It’s Spring in Texas and the wildflowers are in bloom. Texas has absolutely stunning blooms that grace our highways and open fields from the Indian Blankets and Paintbrushes to our sublime bluebonnets. Not all Texas wildflowers make great home garden or landscaping plants but there are some that make great additions to a home garden …

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