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All Seasons Blog

June Gardening To Do List

June is a great season for gardeners, and though much of the early season planting is already finished by June 1, there is much more care a garden needs throughout the month to have the best results for top produce, pungent herbs, and the most...

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Patriotic Plants: Red, White & Blue Summer Options

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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Colorful Plants Take the Heat

It’s not too late to add colorful bedding plants to your landscape, but it’s important to choose plants that are able to thrive in the intense heat of a Louisiana summer. Summer bedding plants come in a variety of heights, textures and...

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What to Prune in Early June

Grab your pruners — early summer is a good time to give some plants a sip.  Pruning is the one activity that’s an equal opportunity terror for gardeners. Many otherwise successful green thumbs experience pruning paralysis. The...

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Great Summer-Flowering Shrubs

These are a few of the many astounding shrubs can get any gardener through the summer! Come over to see these and more options!  Bottle Brush Click here to view Little John Bottle Brush Bottle brush (Callistemon) has very aptly-named flowers...

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Aloe Summer

  Aloes are succulent plants that are originally from the Arabian Peninsula, Africa, and the Indian Ocean region, so they are a great plant to think of in this summertime heat! Like most succulents, these plants like plenty of sun and very low...

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Ways to Mosquito-Proof Your Yard

We are all aware that mosquito bites are painful and annoying, but they can be very dangerous as well. West Nile Virus and Zika virus are two of the more well-known diseases that are transported via mosquito bites. These diseases can lead to serious...

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Water Wisely

So you think watering is a no-brainer? Water for too long, and you engrave an open invitation for fungus. Water too little, and roots become shallow. Water in the evening, and insects come out to feast. Water from too high, and half the moisture is...

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This Summer, Think Fall: Plant Pumpkins

Try planting pumpkins now- this summer! Pumpkins come in several sizes and colors, and are popular for fall decorations. The ideal time to plant pumpkin seeds is from mid-June to July 4. This should give you pumpkins by Halloween. The recommended...

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SunPatiens vs Vinca

  Vinca   Sunpatiens  SunPatiens are taking the country by storm so it's time you give them a try.  These sun loving impatiens are a hybrid of Impatiens walleriana (regular impatiens) and Impatiens hawkeri (New Guinea...

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