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Removing grass requires persistence and perseverance

There are four steps to eradicate unwanted Bermuda grass without using chemicals. You’ll have the most success if you combine all four. Invasive, durable, drought and traffic tolerant, [...]

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Is your home ready to withstand winter weather?

While they’re rare, hard freezes do happen in South Texas. A little planning will go a long way in preventing major home and landscape disasters. Freezing temperatures are forecasted this [...]

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Holiday help from your garden

Let your landscape lighten up the season with helpful last-minute gifts, delightful drinks and much-needed peace. With holiday shopping, baking cookies and a whole-house deep cleaning still on my [...]

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Contain the colors of the season

Don’t let drought stop you from sprucing up your landscape. Just think inside the box. Just because Stage 2 watering rules remain in effect doesn’t mean you can’t add a bit of color to your [...]

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Sidestep a citation

Avoiding a water-waste citation is as simple as following the watering rules. Take these precautionary measures so you don’t accidentally get one. San Antonio remains under Stage 2 watering [...]

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Pondering plants and the drought? We’ve got answers.

Our panel of experts will address your most perplexing landscape inquiries during a webinar Thursday, Aug. 25! As you gaze out the window upon a brown and troubled landscape, you’re probably [...]

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Anonymous water waste reporting 101

Water conservation is a community effort. You can help us conserve our most precious resource by reporting water waste when you see it. Have you witnessed water waste around town? There are two [...]

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Mind the watering windows

Follow these tips to avoid breaking Stage 2 watering rules and getting a citation. Stage 2 watering rules have been in place since mid-April. And if the severe dry weather continues as [...]

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Choose Your Water Hose Wisely

Garden centers stock an endless array of hose colors, lengths and materials. Our guide will help you find the right fit for your landscape needs. Because there are endless options on the market, [...]

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Drought Is No Match for a WaterSaver Garden

Using the right plants in the right place of your landscape means less worrying about watering and yardwork during the hottest days of the year. by Cleveland Powell and Brad Wier Flash back to [...]