Dan Gill

Dan is an Associate Professor in Consumer Horticulture with the LSU AgCenter. He is the spokesperson for the LSU AgCenterââ

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WRKF
6:07 am
Sat May 18, 2013

Choose A Hearty Palm

Palms can stand up to hurricane winds, but can be sensitive to pruning and freezes.


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Home & Garden
7:22 am
Sat May 11, 2013

Caladiums Provide Reliable Summer Color In The Shade

Caladiums' colorful foliage emerges from the ground on arching stems. Their elegant beauty also makes the plant a staple in the most accomplished gardener's landscape.


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WRKF
7:27 am
Sat May 4, 2013

Too Late For Tomatoes, Still Time For Cantaloupe

May is a transitional month for Louisiana gardeners as the intense heat arrives this month. The ideal planting season for hearty trees and shrubs is over, many heat tolerant vegetables can be planted now.


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Home & Garden
7:22 am
Sat April 27, 2013

Plant Those Easter Lilies

Easter passed by about a month ago, but if you still have Easter lilies hanging around, put them in the ground. They will come back and bloom year after year.


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Home & Garden
7:52 am
Sat April 20, 2013

Compact Lantanas, New Varieties of an Old Standby

Lantanas are among our most reliable summer bedding plants. Louisiana gardeners have counted on them for decades as tough plants that bloom for a long time.


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Home & Garden
5:47 pm
Sat April 13, 2013

Colorful Foliage All Summer Long

Originally published on Mon April 15, 2013 1:31 pm

Many of the best plants in Louisiana's flower beds are known for their ornamental leaves, rather than their blossoms.


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Home & Garden
6:57 am
Sat April 6, 2013

Proper Watering Key for Container Gardening

Growing plants in containers allows us to grow them in places where there isn't soil like on our porches, decks or patios.


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Home & Garden
7:37 am
Sat March 30, 2013

Should You Fertilize Your Lawn?

The last week of March is ideal for fertilizing lawns in South Louisiana, but how do you know if you should fertilize?


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Home & Garden
7:37 am
Sat March 23, 2013

Pollen, Pollen Everywhere

Spring has sprung, and with it comes pollen and allergies.  But what is pollen?


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Home & Garden
7:52 am
Sat March 16, 2013

Termite Protection and Gardens Don't Mix

Planting flower beds can compromise the termite protection around your home if you're not careful.


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