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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.
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.
Growing plants in containers allows us to grow them in places where there isn't soil like on our porches, decks or patios.
The last week of March is ideal for fertilizing lawns in South Louisiana, but how do you know if you should fertilize?
Spring has sprung, and with it comes pollen and allergies. But what is pollen?
Planting flower beds can compromise the termite protection around your home if you're not careful.
If you don't mind the possibility of some chilly weather, you can go out and get some planting done in your vegetable garden now.
So far, this has been a relatively mild winter, as a result many of the tropical plants in our landscape get really big by July.
Plants get essential nutrients from the soil, but if they're in short supply fertilizer is the supplement.
Originally published on Mon February 18, 2013 3:36 pm
Yellow leaves and leaf drops are a rather ambiguous symptom in plants. A range of problems and normal cycles cause it.