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All Seasons Blog

July To-Do list:

July is the time to cut faded flowers from flowering annuals & perennials to encourage new growth and blooms. Old blooms and seed heads left on the plants can negatively affect the flower's continuous production. There are a number of...

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How to be Succulent Savvy

Cacti and succulents have become the trendy houseplant for urban gardeners and new growers in smaller living spaces looking to add more plants to their homes. These popular plants are an excellent addition to any space. Succulents are plants that...

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Patriotic Plants

The colors red, white, and blue are always on our minds during summer, as the anniversary of our nation’s independence approaches. What better way to celebrate your pride than by planting a red, white, and blue garden? Blue is one of the most...

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Forgiving Houseplants

These plants will outlast your extended beach vacation. These are the perfect plants for indoor gardeners with brown thumbs. Aloe Aloe (Aloe vera) is best known for its plump leaves that can provide a soothing gel for cuts and burns. Allow the...

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Tired Summer Annuals

Halfway through the summer – have you taken a vacation yet? When you were at that condo, beach club, resort or casino did you notice the landscape?  Did you notice if their annual flower beds looked pristine?  Maybe you felt one of...

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Getting Figgy with it

It’s fig season in Louisiana! Figs (Ficus carica) are native to the Middle East and Western Asia but have become naturalized here in North America. The trees are deciduous and can grow to an average of 10 to 30 feet with branches typically...

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Don’t Commit Crape Murder

We’re all enjoying Louisiana’s “Summer Tree,” the Crape Myrtle blooming in bright tones all around Acadiana. Unfortunately, these are among the most abused trees in Louisiana’s residential and commercial landscapes....

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Use summer to plan your fall garden

Summertime is the best time to just sit back and enjoy your garden. And while you’re at it, you can start thinking about fall gardening. Other than watering, occasional fertilizing and weed upkeep (mostly mechanically because chemicals can no...

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5 Reasons Not to Mow Wet Grass

Can you mow wet grass? Many homeowners have asked themselves that very question after a gentle rain seemingly spoiled their weekend yard work plans, or after they awoke to a lawn damp from a heavy dew. Answer: It's not a good idea to cut...

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Common Terrarium Mistakes

Terrariums are incredibly easy to make and maintain. However, there are some pitfalls that you want to avoid. Too Much Light It is easy to roast plants living in terrariums. The glass can act as a magnifier and burn your plants....

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