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Patriotic Plants

The colors red, white, and blue are always on our minds during summer, as the anniversary of our nation’s independence approaches. What better way to celebrate your pride than by planting a red, white, and blue garden? Blue is one of the most...

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Shade-Loving Container Garden Ideas

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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Top 10 Heat-loving Summer Annuals

We love annuals! They add something special to a landscape, border and/or container for seasonal color. With our summers about to heat up, it’s important to select annuals that love heat as much as our state does. Here are 10 of our all-time...

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Bougainvillea and Hibiscus

We all love the tropics- the bright colors and inviting tones! Bring that feeling into your garden with two of the best-looking tropical bloomers! Bougainvilleas enjoy to be “root-bound”, meaning they are an excellent choice for a...

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Drift Off to a Dream Landscape

Drift roses are an LSU Louisiana Super Plant selection and are low-growing landscape roses providing you with easy maintenance and loads of color. Fall is a great time to plant roses because they establish in the cooler weather and provide...

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Feed the Metamorphosis: Milkweed for the Butterfly Life Cycle

With their fragrant flowers, which grow in orange & red clusters like little bells, all milkweeds are a magnet for butterflies. There are different varieties of Milkweed, and the one that we recommend for our area is Red Milkweed (Asclepias...

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Top 5 Houseplants for Green Thumb Newbie

These plants will have your interior space looking like it was decorated by Mother Nature herself. We’ve all seen those photos on Instagram and Facebook, the ones with those lush, green indoor plants spilling all over the kitchen and...

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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;...

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