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All Seasons Blog

October Gardening To-Do List

  Fall for planting in your landscape this month! Most people plant trees, shrubs and ground covers in spring, but fall is really the best time to plant. By planting in fall, which is October through mid-December, you get to take...

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Fall-Tastic Plants with Timeline

With a few cool fronts blowing through South Louisiana, it is tempting to gear up for that transition to a fall garden. However, these cool days and nights can sometimes be a breath of fresh air for warm-season annuals as well. Many fall plants...

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Gems of Fall

Chrysanthemums (mums) are the gems of fall. The come in a variety of colors and provide instant shape, fullness and fall flair. Combine them with a bale of hay, pumpkins, grasses and all kinds of fall goodies for a true show-stopping...

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Pick a Pumpkin and "Grow Wild!"

We think we know the perfect weekend activity for you – planting UP a pumpkin.  It’s almost Halloween, so surely you have a pumpkin or two on your front porch.  And if you do not, then act fast! We have large and medium...

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This October: Think Pink

October is all about pink in support of breast cancer awareness. According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, one in eight women in the United States will develop breast cancer in her lifetime. Men also can get breast cancer. In 2020,...

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Our Spin on Spinosad: An Organic Solution to Banishing Bugs

Creepy Crawlers in your flowerbed, landscape and/or garden are no fun, especially when they get to eat your salad before you do. There are many products promising to “banish the bugs,” but not all of them are safe for your plants,...

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Tips for Planting Bulbs

Bulbs in Bulk- When purchasing bulbs in bulk, check the quality to make sure the bulbs are firm and not moldy or squishy. Full Sun- For hyacinths, choose a site that gets full sun, though most daffodils can tolerate part shade. Good Soil- Make...

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Reasons We Love Trees

Find out why trees are important, and the benefits trees offer, from increasing home property values to enhancing human well-being. Trees Rule “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago, the next best time is today.” ~ Chinese...

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Something "Bugging" Your Citrus?

Have you noticed something eating your citrus tree leaves lately? The culprit is most likely the orange dog caterpillar. I saw a couple of small citrus trees completely defoliated by this little beast! The orange dog caterpillar looks like bird...

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Banish the Bugs

Please enjoy this introduction on some of the best pest-repellant products on our shelf. All these products are kid- and pet-safe and are compatible with organic gardening!” Captain Jack’s Deadbug is a liquid, ready to use spray that will...

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