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Fall-Tastic Plants with Timeline

With a few cool fronts blowing through South Louisiana, it is tempting to gear up for that transition to a fall garden. However, these cool days and nights can sometimes be a breath of fresh air for warm-season annuals as well. Many fall plants...

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Gems of Fall

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 and all kinds of fall goodies for a true show-stopping...

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Pick a Pumpkin and "Grow Wild!"

We think we know the perfect weekend activity for you – planting UP a pumpkin.  It’s almost Halloween, so surely you have a pumpkin or two on your front porch.  And if you do not, then act fast! We have large and medium...

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This October: Think Pink

October is all about pink in support of breast cancer awareness. According to the National Breast Cancer Foundation, one in eight women in the United States will develop breast cancer in her lifetime. Men also can get breast cancer. In 2020,...

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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 Soil- Make...

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Reasons We Love Trees

Find out why trees are important, and the benefits trees offer, from increasing home property values to enhancing human well-being. Trees Rule “The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago, the next best time is today.” ~ Chinese...

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Croton is the Cure

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 color on the trees in the area might be months further away. The tropical croton...

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Fall Back to Basics

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 with...

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Prepare for Fall

  Assess the Damage A flower garden can tell you a lot at the end of the growing season. You'll want to assess the results of all your spring and summer work, and prepare the garden for next spring. First, take a walk around...

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Fall Planter Perfection

  A perfect fall planter means color all season long. It’s also a welcoming greeter for your Thanksgiving company, inviting people indoors for the warmth of the season. When beginning to create one, the key is to pick plants that like...

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