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By Cleveland Powell. The Scots recognize thistle as their national flower. Here in Texas, it’s high time to reconsider our tradition of painting all thistles as weeds. On rangelands and …

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helen pruning roses

By Brad Wier. Got roses? With Valentine’s Day fresh in mind, many people start thinking about cutting roses — not just florists, but anyone with modern roses in the garden. …

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By Seth Patterson. While seed and suet do a fine job of attracting birds to your landscape, fresh, sparkling H2O will fascinate the flocks of feathered friends that flew in …

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Perennials

By Sasha Kodet, SAWS  Conservation Planner. It can be hard to remember when to tackle which landscaping tasks. Lucky for you we have a quick reference to local gardening to-dos. …

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By Brad Wier, SAWS Conservation Planner.  There’s nothing like a week of deep freezes to separate the wheat from the chaff when it comes to evergreen foundation plants. This week’s …

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By Gail Dugelby, SAWS Conservation Consultant. Start your journey of being totally present in the moment and become a keen observer of the natural world around you.I suspect that if …

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By Seth Patterson, SAWS Conservation Consultant. January is an excellent time to finish oak pruning.Oak wilt poses an ongoing threat to the majestic oak trees that grace San Antonio landscapes. …

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Black Chinned Hummingbird

By Brad Wier. If your garden’s still bursting with hardy perennials, be on the lookout for some of the feistiest hummingbirds of the year. Perfectly attired in red-and-green Christmas elf …

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By Sarah Galvan. Texas may not be known for its seasonal color, but the prairie flame-leaf sumac (Rhus lanceolata) remains an exception. In November and December, this aptly named native …

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By Brad Wier. Living in South Central Texas you might scratch your head when you hear that this is the best time for landscape planting. And with potentially freezing temperatures …

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