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