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Electronic water meters rolling out

Water bill sticker shock will soon be a thing of the past. High water bills are as unexpected as they are unwelcomed. They often leave you wondering exactly what happened. Whether it’s a running [...]

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Plants and People: Restoring health with art and botany

Meet a local artist and herbalist whose teachings uphold native cultural traditions and foster community-based healing. Note: “Plants and People” is an occasional series featuring San Antonio [...]

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Plants and People: A fondness for flora from film and food

This locally raised chef’s early career as a filmmaker led him on a journey of cultural realization through food. Note: “Plants and People” is an occasional series featuring San Antonio residents [...]

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Plants and People: The accidental maven of native havens

Meet a local landscaper whose wide urban oasis of native flora and fauna began with a humble herb garden. Note: “Plants and People” is an occasional series featuring San Antonio residents with a [...]

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Let’s Review Stage 2 Watering Rules

Anyone caught watering outside the allowed times will receive a citation. As we near the third month of Stage 2 watering rules and continue the descent into the depths of our South Texas summer, [...]

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Join the ‘Healthy Soils, Healthy You’ Project

Scientists from the University of Texas at San Antonio will study how the microbes in our soil affect our health. Bexar County homeowners are invited to participate! By Allison Veach, Ph.D. The [...]

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Satisfy Your Wildflower Wanderlust

Early spring wildflowers like bluebonnets may have faded by now, but many others are just getting started. While a dry winter may not produce the profusion of color seen in a wet year, don’t let [...]

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Stage 2 Watering Rules Are Upon Us

For those new to our city — and for residents who may have forgotten — we’ve compiled answers to a few frequently asked questions about Stage 2 watering rules. It’s not even May yet, but rainfall [...]

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Your Garden’s Gardening

Our plants, grasses and trees are all very efficient gardeners. But their work is happening deep below the soil’s surface. While we busy ourselves with watering, feeding and pruning our gardens [...]

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Welcome Back, WaterSaver Landscape Coupons!

Liven up your landscape with SAWS WaterSaver Landscape Coupons – available March 1! The spring season is always a welcome relief, especially after a long, dry winter. If you find yourself [...]