It's time to plant fall crops.
As fruit trees goes, citrus trees are pretty easy to take care of. But there are some challenges.
Forlorn flower beds past their prime and overrun with weeds are an all too familiar sight this time of year. But it's not too hot to freshen up your garden with some new bedding plants.
The picturesque staple of the Louisiana landscape gets everything it needs from light, rainwater, and air.
Originally published on Fri August 2, 2013 1:37 pm
Keep your garden productive through the dog days of summer. The southern pea is a delicious summer vegetable that can take the Louisiana heat.
It's tempting to let the days go by between mowing, but letting the grass get high and then cutting it back really short is bad for your lawn.
Although native to the Far East, crape myrtles are almost indispensable to the Southern landscape.
Caterpillars seem to be especially abundant this summer.
Don't nick young trees with the grass trimmer. Don't pile hills of mulch around them. Don't over-water.
June is the peak month for harvesting early summer vegetables in south Louisiana. Harvesting at the right stage is essential to getting the best quality out of your garden.