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Gardening With Deer-Resistant Ornamental Grasses

Thursday, October 20th, 2011

As you drive around the Bulverde area it is not uncommon to see flocks of 10 or more deer in someone’s yard making a meal of the home owners lovely landscaping.

With drought conditions we experienced this year, the deer in the area took advantage of the beautiful landscaping of our yards.

To help control how much of our yard is eaten, we can take advantage of deer resistant plants as much as possible. Local landscaping company South Texas Growers recommends deer resistant ornamental grasses as a practical option.

“There are many magnificent grasses, especially native grasses, which can be utilized to compliment and add drama and depth to the garden that are drought-tolerant and can thrive in the south Texas environment.”

The suggest a few deer resistant grasses such as Purple Fountain Grass and Black Flowering Fountain Grass.

Read the entire article on their website >>

Hwy 281 SuperStreet – Project status

Monday, July 19th, 2010

The MPO approved funding for this project on March 23rd, 2009. Funding is coming from a combination of funds from the federal stimulus, Advanced Transportation District, and City of San Antonio. (more…)

Fall and Winter Gardening Tips

Tuesday, November 17th, 2009
By: Shari Mayorga of Exterior Innovations

Fall and winter are slow in the garden, or so some think. There‚Äôs actually a lot to do, especially here in central Texas. (more…)

Fire Ants: Public Enemy #1

Saturday, October 17th, 2009

Texas imported fire ants are aggressive. They cause problems in the home, in your yard, and even endanger local wildlife. Where did these pests come from, and what can you do about it? (more…)