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All Seasons Blog

Make Winter a Productive Garden Season

Don’t give your green thumb a long winter’s nap. Transform the garden’s quiet season into one of its most productive by tackling tasks that can help you get a jump on next year’s growing season. Check the View Start by ...

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Poinsettia Care through Winter (and Beyond)

Click here to watch owner Peter Mayeux talk Poinsettias & Holiday Plants on KADN!  This iconic holiday plant has tropical roots. Get tips on keeping your poinsettia looking its best all year. Perhaps no flower represents the winter ...

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Cool Season Herbs

Louisiana gardeners can successfully grow a wide variety of culinary herbs. When selecting which herbs you want to grow in your garden, consider what you commonly cook with. Look at the dried herbs are in your kitchen cabinet, and start growing ...

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Unexpectedly Pretty, Useful Plants

Some useful plants have surprisingly pretty blooms. Flowering Tobacco Flowering tobacco is a great choice for gardeners who like plants that are both unusual and beautiful. While some varieties grow to 8', others can thrive in containers. The ...

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For the Birds: Heavy Duty Pole System

We have a new product that we couldn’t wait to tell you about! It’s a Birding Pole System! This pole is the heaviest duty American-made commercially available tubular bird feeder pole. It has a .060 wall thickness (16 gauge), and ...

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Tips Prior to & After a Freeze

Hydrating plants prior to a freeze gives them a good chance of coming back, so the best advice is to water plants and cover appropriate plants with the ground around them for the night.  Never “lollipop” the covering. Always remove ...

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Sorry Squirrels: Birds Only Invited

If you love attracting birds to your yard, but are getting frustrated with those squirrely guests that keep feasting on the feed, we have a solution! The quick answer is to ramp up your birdseed Cajun style. That’s right: make the seed blend ...

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Gypsum - The Universal Soil Amendment

  Gypsum is calcium sulfate. The most common form of it is the dehydrate which means that each molecule of calcium sulfate has two water molecules associated with it. It is expressed as CaSO42H20. The other form called gypsum anhydrite has no ...

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Starting from Scratch: Seeding 101

  Before you begin sowing seeds, find a sunny spot to keep the seedlings. They need light and water in order to germinate. They will need to be watered every day, so be sure to choose a tray able to drain excess water. It takes about 1-2 weeks ...

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The Joy of Bird Feeding

                                            Why feed birds? It takes time, money, effort, and dedication to ...

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