How to Garden

Garden Resources

Gardening can be hard work. But finding the information you need doesn’t have to be. Here’s everything you need to know for successful gardening in the San Antonio region.

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Gardening 101

Garden basics to get you started. Great refresher for seasoned garden geeks too!

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Planning & Design

It takes planning and hard work for a beautiful landscape. Plan first for less work!

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All you need to know about watering your garden and lawn. You might find out you need less than you think.

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Gardens for Wildlife

Make a place in your yard for birds, bees, and butterflies by providing food, water, cover and a place to raise their young.

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About Plants

From botany basics to specialty plants, we have the information you need to have a successful garden abundant in your favorite plants.

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Garden Problem Solver

See how professionals deal with difficult design challenges. Then dig into the best ways to deal with the most common garden problems.

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Outdoor Living

Extend your living area to the great outdoors. Central and South Texans have the added benefit of mild winters. This gives you more time to enjoy the fruits of your labor.