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Flavorful Gatherings: Herbs for your Holiday Dinners

Just because the weather outside is frightful doesn’t mean you have to give up on your green thumb. Many herbs do well indoors as long as they are given enough light. A bright kitchen window or sunny southern exposure will work just fine. Keep them lightly watered and trim often for vigorous growth. Rosemary Nothing

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Lettuce Get Started in the Garden

All types of lettuce (romaine, butterhead, leaf, and head) all grow well in Louisiana. Purchase fresh seed or transplants at a local nursery or online from major seed companies. Seed should be planted a one-eighth of an inch deep or less. Many varieties of lettuce germinate better if light can reach the seed. Cover lettuce

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Growing Citrus in Acadiana

Citrus trees are the most popular edible tree grown in southern Louisiana. With their dark green foliage, fragrant white flowers and delicious fruit so many people just love them! We are lucky to have a unique climate that allows us to grow Citrus (a tropical fruit) here in south Louisiana. The only thing that stops

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Louisiana: Vegetable Planting Calendar

Starting to plan the fall veggie garden? Or already elbows deep in it? Have you seen this handy informational sheet on planting and harvest dates from the Urban Farmer? This is a good guide to the last and first frost dates throughout the state, as well as a crop-by-crop calendar for the year. We typically

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