Tag: landscaping

Landscaping tips for May

Given the ongoing drought this may surprise you, but May is historically one of our wetter months. That makes it the perfect time to tackle these tasks: Make sure your irrigation system has a working rain sensor. If the sensor is more than five years old, it’s time to replace it. Refresh the mulch in… Continue Reading Landscaping tips for May

Plant like a pro, yo

You don’t have to be a master gardener to have a beautiful landscape. And you don’t need to toil for weeks just to give it a sprucing up. Our new Plant by Number plans will help you easily eliminate problem areas in your yard and replace them with gorgeous water-saving alternatives. Maybe the grass near… Continue Reading Plant like a pro, yo

Welcome Winter Wildlife

It’s no secret that birds fly south for the winter. For a wide variety of species, mild-wintered San Antonio is south enough. Roving flocks of warblers, vireos, sparrows, waxwings, wrens, kinglets and more join our year-round residents like cardinals, jays, chickadees and titmice. And while seed and suet do a fine job of attracting birds… Continue Reading Welcome Winter Wildlife

Don’t Plant — Prep Instead

Summertime, with its stifling heat and scant precipitation, is not the ideal time to plant. The best thing you can do for your parched landscape right now is prep it for autumn planting — especially if you want to take advantage of SAWS’ WaterSaver Coupons. Here’s what you can do now: Add compost to turf… Continue Reading Don’t Plant — Prep Instead

Weatherize Your Garden

Did the winter freeze decimate your landscape? Don’t despair. This is the perfect opportunity to make your yard more drought and cold resistant with plants that can handle our sizzling summers and weather our winters. Remember to use our WaterSaver Coupons to help pay for these bold, blooming plants. Learn more and apply online at… Continue Reading Weatherize Your Garden