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All Seasons Blog

Houseplants for your Health

Click here to watch owner Peter Mayeux showcase interior plants on KADN Fox 15!  Click here to watch an ABC news segment on health benefits of houseplants! Whether you have a few ficus or a dozen dracaena, you probably already know that they...

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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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The Joy of Bird Feeding

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

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Attract Birds with Plants

  Plants Latin Name Benefits Trees Apple Malus spp. Fruit, insects; nesting cavities Ash Fraxinus spp. Seeds, insects; cover Birch Betula spp. Seeds, insects; cover Bottlebrush Callistemon...

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For the Birds: Common Feeder Birds in Acadiana

Bird Feeder Foods Feeder Types Year-round     Blue Jay Black oil sunflower, hulled sunflower, striped sunflower, whole  peanuts, peanut hearts  safflower, millet Hopper, Tray, Whole peanut, Cylinder Brown-headed...

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In the Zone: An Article on Plant Growing Zones

  Have you gone to a nursery to purchase a plant only to be confused by the zone indicated? Usually the zone on the label is the plant hardiness zone, but it is becoming common to include heat zones. First, let’s discuss plant...

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Louisiana: Vegetable Planting Calendar

Starting to plan the fall veggie garden? Or already elbows deep in it? Have you seen this handy informational sheet on planting and harvest dates from the Urban Farmer? This is a good guide to the last and first frost dates throughout the state,...

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