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All Seasons Blog

Your Freeze-Damaged Plants

Please see the below artcile from LSU Ag Center's website in lieu of the recent freezing February weather:    (02/19/21) The entire state of Louisiana, along with many others, just got an unusual dose of ice, sleet and snow. Despite...

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February Gardening To-Do List

The month of February has the theme of ROSES! Now is a great time to plant bare root or container roses in our region. Early planting of these bushes allows them to become established in their new locations before they begin to bloom. This increases...

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Roses are Red...and Many other Colors

Pictured: Pope John Paul Rose When the calendar page turns to February, we all think of Roses! Roses say “love” with their beauty and fragrance. Planting roses now ensures vigorous blooms for Valentine’s Day and beyond. Whether...

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Rose Types + Care

Roses enhance a garden with beauty & elegance. Now is the perfect time to plant bare root roses so they can come alive in your garden this spring. But, first you need to decide which genre best suits you! Here are the types of roses: Hybrid...

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Winter Weed Cocktail

We all love a good mixed cocktail- even your lawn! This is our “winter weed cocktail mix” to help control the winter weeds and prevent the pesky spring & summer weeds from popping up. Ingredients: -1 ounce of Fertilome Weed Free...

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Timely Tips for Spring

  Perennials - Cut remaining stems and leaves from last season including ornamental grasses, do this before new growth begins. Divide perennials like Hosta and ornamental grasses every three to five years to promote healthy plants and share...

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To Prune or Not to Prune?

Pruning intimidates some gardeners. When to prune and when not to prune? It can be scary. For trees and shrubs that are grown for their flowers, you must consider when they bloom before you decide when to prune them. Prune at the wrong time, and...

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5 Desk-Perfect Plant Pals

  Make your office feel more like home with some perfectly styled buddies to keep you company at your desk. If you’ve already grown a few houseplants at home and are feeling confident in your ability to keep them happy, now try adding a...

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Tea, a Legendary Camellia

History tells us that people began consuming tea in China in 2700 B.C. Countless books have been written on the history of tea and how it has made its way from an emperors cup in China to around the globe. The healing properties are heavily...

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Raised Veggie Beds- Yay or Nay

Heat-loving plants will thrive in a raised bed garden. Plants like chilies, sweet peppers and eggplants will enjoy a sunny spot and rich compost in raised bed planters. They do dry out quicker, so keep raised beds watered daily. Raised-bed...

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