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Mums: Perennial Gems of Fall

Click here to watch owner Peter Mayeux on KADN talking Mums!  Chrysanthemums (mums) are the gems of fall. The come in a variety of colors and provide instant shape, fullness and fall flair. Combine them with a bale of hay, pumpkins, grasses ...

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Fall Back to Basics: What/How to Plant & Prep

  From the ground up: Soil preparation for fall planting When planting in containers, choose a good quality potting soil or container mix. Some may have a slow release fertilizer in them. When planting in established beds, refresh soil ...

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10 Easy Fall Plants to Add in your Garden (and Why)

  Fall brings a great range of plants to bring in the season, from heat tolerant plants to endure a long, hot fall, to cold-lovers that will survive through to spring! Here are ten seasonal favorites. Croton This tropical foliage plant would ...

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Croton Is the Cure for a Drab Fall Landscape

Click here to watch owner Peter Mayeux on KADN with the focus on Crotons!  Fall is just around the corner, but we know it feels an awful lot like summer. These temperatures are likely to persist for the next month, if not longer, and true fall ...

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American Beautyberry: an All American Native

  American beautyberry (Callicarpa americana) is a native shrub of North America. It can be found growing naturally in southeastern woodlands and along the edges of forests from Oklahoma and Texas all through the South and on up into Maryland. ...

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Make a Plan for Fall Planting

It’s your day off of work, and you know that your landscape needs a little attention. Maybe one or two of the shrubs that you planted earlier in the year did not take and now you’re left with a gap in the middle of your beds. Or maybe ...

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Tips for Planting Bulbs

  Bulbs in Bulk- When purchasing bulbs in bulk, check the quality to make sure the bulbs are firm and not moldy or squishy. Full Sun- For hyacinths, choose a site that gets full sun, though most daffodils can tolerate part shade. Good ...

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Fall Lawn Care

  We know that you’ve been caring for your grass all throughout the summer and at this point looking after it has probably become a tedious task. However, caring for your lawn in the fall is just as important so your grass can stay ...

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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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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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