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Pesky Pests

Pests are problems! Trust us, we know! Typical pests in the gardening world are: insects, weeds and fungus. Pesticides can also be problematic. A pesticide is any product (synthetic or organic) that is used to target the pest and ultimately control the situation. Minimizing the use of pesticides is always a good idea. But, how? […]

Summer Evaluation

It’s August in Acadiana, and summer shows no signs of slowing down! Now is a great opportunity to evaluate what is working and what is not in your landscape. You should wait to dig up and move plants right now, but having a plan of action for fall is a very good idea. Are flowering […]

Moving on to a Bigger Home: Repotting Houseplants

Why do houseplants need to be repotted? The main reason is that they have become root bound and outgrown their container. If your root ball looks like this, it is root bound and needs a larger pot. Choosing the correct pot size is very important. When repotting a plant, you should only move up one […]

Care for Roses in Summer

Summer heat can stress many plants in the landscape. One of the plants not especially happy during extreme heat of mid-late summer are most roses. Proper care is important as roses enter this most stressful time of the year. Regular watering, mulching, deadheading and insect, disease and weed control are the major issues. Pruning Now […]

Local & Organic Soil Food: Our Land Organics

A new and exciting product line is now available at All Seasons: Natural Balance soil food from Our Land Organics, a local company! Their motto is “All-Natural nutrition for your Soil! We call it “SOIL FOOD”… some call it “MAGIC” others call it fertilizer… Try some; you’ll love it!” Natural Balance (1-2-1) is a diverse […]