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Gettin' Figgy with it

It’s fig season in Louisiana! Figs (Ficus carica) are native to the Middle East and Western Asia but have become naturalized here in North America. The trees are deciduous and can grow to an average of 10 to 30 feet with branches typically...

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Summer Grilling with Herbs

Starting an herb garden can be a new and fun experience for anyone, whether you live on a large piece of land, or you have a small porch or patio at your apartment.  You can grow herbs in the ground, in containers, in hanging baskets, or...

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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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