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All Seasons Blog

Build your Own Backyard Birding

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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Hummingbirds are Coming to Acadiana

  In mid-August, the Ruby-Throated Hummingbirds are back in our area for their fall migration! Since you can expect to see increasing numbers of them, stock your feeders and yard with plants to attract & fuel them for their long journey...

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Plan your Fall Garden Now

Summertime is the best time to just sit back and enjoy your garden. And while you’re at it, you can start thinking about fall gardening. Other than watering, occasional fertilizing and weed upkeep (mostly mechanically because chemicals can no...

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Birdbaths are "For the Birds"

A good source of fresh water will have the birds flocking to your yard! A bird has a strong need for water through every season. Having a birdbath is an advantage to anyone who enjoys observing bird behavior. Here are some tips for birdbath...

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Keep Tropicals Blooming

We’ve made it through one month of summer, yet we still have two-three months of scorching heat to endure.  And to the degree of which you are feeling heat fatigue, consider that your plants are most likely feeling the same fatigue. ...

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Fabulous Ferns

Ferns add texture and interest to your home and garden, whether they mingle with other plants or stand alone as beautiful specimens. Staghorn Fern Staghorn, also known as elkhorn ferns, are eye-catching when they’re mounted on a wall and...

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Create a Rainwater Catchment System

The collection and use of rainwater is an environmentally friendly practice that has seen growing interest in recent years as more people accept the responsibility for stewardship of our natural resources.  Many families are using captured...

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Made in the Shade: Shade Lovers for Containers

Looking to add color to a shady spot in the yard or under a covered patio or porch? Here is our list of plants that love life in the shade. Succulents You may think all succulents love the sun, but the truth is there are several that do better in...

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Create a Backyard Paradise

Why not create a backyard living environment that makes you want to take a “staycation” this summer, and all year?  Outdoor living has never been more popular! Grill outside while cheering on your favorite teams; sip wine while...

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Benefits of Mulch

  Mulch helps plants and keeps soil healthy. All plants greatly benefit from mulching.  The application or re-application of mulch is important to provide your garden once per year. Cedar or cypress bark is recommended due to its...

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