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Most Louisiana landscapes can fool us into believing we live in the tropics. It’s true that some winters are mild and tropical plants survive, but severe freezes do occur and can be devastating to those tropicals in the landscape. All it takes is one night in the low 20s or teens to severely damage or

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-In your lawn, spread winterizer to help store the necessary nutrients it will need during colder months. -For trees & shrubs, only apply slow release feeders to keep nutrients in the ground at this time of the year. Now is also the time to amend the PH in your beds and lawns. (Lime & sulfur.)

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Louisiana gardeners can successfully grow a wide variety of culinary herbs. When selecting which herbs you want to grow in your garden, consider what you commonly cook with. Look at the dried herbs are in your kitchen cabinet, and start growing them. Now is a great time to plant many of the hardy herbs we

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Camellias are one of the most popular blooming evergreens in the Southeast US, and one of our favorite winter bloomers. There are many varieties to choose from to bring showy winter interest. Camellia japonica, commonly called Camellia, is a slow upright grower with medium to large flowers that open from mid to late winter.  Camellias

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