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All Seasons Blog

Can Do! Preserving Keeps the Garden Goodness Going

  With the right preserving techniques, you can enjoy garden-fresh fruits and vegetables all year long. If you find yourself with a larger yield of fruits and vegetables than you can consume –– or poor weather threatens and you...

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Ten Insect Repelling Plants

Jenn Nelson at 99.9 KTDY has put together this list of 10 Insect Repelling Plants along with owner Peter Mayeux's help!  To view full piece, follow this link!  Ten Insect Repelling Plants    

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Planning your Flowerbed

Plan the number and size of flowerbeds so the maintenance they will require can be carried out-not just in spring, but through the hot summer months. Trust us- we want you to plant to your heart’s content! But, be careful not to plant more...

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20 Spring Must Have Flowers & Shrubs

UpTick Coreopsis This bold, hardy, and durable perennial has been noted by the LSU AgCenter for its bulletproof character and larger blooms in a range of colors that attract butterflies. Longer bloom periods and better resistance to moisture-related...

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How to Attract Butterflies & Hummingbirds

​​​​​​​ Incorporate attracting plants into multiple sections of the garden landscape, rather than one dedicated “butterfly and/or hummingbird” bed. Provide plants for nectar, food (caterpillars) and shelter using a...

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Can't-Kill Flowers for Beginners

Don't say you have a brown thumb! Try these easy-to-grow, can't-kill beauties and watch your beginner's thumb turn green. Sunflowers Sunflower seeds are large and easy to handle, so they're great for children or beginner gardeners....

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Tips for Planting Your Vegetable Garden

Chances are, if you haven’t started planting already, you’re at least thinking about getting your hands dirty. We’ve assembled a few tips for you to consider before coming in and picking up your supplies! Plan first When...

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Combine Annuals and Perennials this Spring

Have you ever planted a rainbow? The colors you see in the sky after a rain are fleeting, but the hues in your garden can reflect their beauty for entire seasons, even years. A combination of annuals and perennials timed to bloom in tandem and at...

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Amazing Azaleas

  Azaleas are a member of the genus Rhododendron. There are more than 800 species of Rhododendron and of these approximately 40 species are evergreen azaleas. There are also several specials of deciduous azaleas. Deciduous azaleas are...

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Using Texture in the Landscape

Do you ever look at the shrubs around your house and feel bored?  Do you feel like everything looks the same?  The same green color.  The same leaf shape?  No different, exciting textures or colors to look at.  Well, if...

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