Author Archives: carrie.huntzinger

Fall is for Planting: Winter Color and Trees

October 22 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm | FREE Earth-Kind Seminar at Milberger’s Nursery Fall is an ideal time to plant in South Central Texas because our cooler night temperatures and better rain chances promoter faster root and plant growth. Join David Rodriguez, Horticulturist with the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service at our Earth-Kind seminar and learn what you can do in your specific landscape this fall. David will show you how to correctly select, properly plant and efficiently maintain blooms for winter color. Bring plenty of… Read More →

2016 Texas Fruit Conference to be held in New Braunfels, Oct. 31 – Nov. 1

5th Annual Texas Fruit Conference to be Held in Central Texas for the First Time! Now in it’s fifth year, the Texas Fruit Conference has gotten bigger and better, encompassing a wide variety of cultural information and best management practices regarding fruit and nut crops. Featuring some of our most renowned AgriLife Extension experts and industry professionals, this year, for the first time ever, the conference will be held right here in Central Texas, at the New Braunfels Civic and Convention Center. Whether you currently own an orchard, are considering the potential… Read More →

2012 June Q&As

Question:  We want to plant sunflowers (large head & seeds) at the hunting lease for the doves.  If we just plant the sunflower seeds that we buy to feed the birds, will they grow and will it produce the large heads with the same large seeds, or do we need to get another kind of seeds to plant? Answer:  I recommend that you plant the common sunflowers or a mix of seeds especially for dove and quail.  Douglas King Grass Company ( here in San Antonio sells both…. Read More →