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Patriotic Plants: Red, White & Blue Summer Options

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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Colorful Plants Take the Heat

It’s not too late to add colorful bedding plants to your landscape, but it’s important to choose plants that are able to thrive in the intense heat of a Louisiana summer. Summer bedding plants come in a variety of heights, textures and...

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Great Summer-Flowering Shrubs

These are a few of the many astounding shrubs can get any gardener through the summer! Come over to see these and more options!  Bottle Brush Click here to view Little John Bottle Brush Bottle brush (Callistemon) has very aptly-named flowers...

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Aloe Summer

  Aloes are succulent plants that are originally from the Arabian Peninsula, Africa, and the Indian Ocean region, so they are a great plant to think of in this summertime heat! Like most succulents, these plants like plenty of sun and very low...

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SunPatiens vs Vinca

  Vinca   Sunpatiens  SunPatiens are taking the country by storm so it's time you give them a try.  These sun loving impatiens are a hybrid of Impatiens walleriana (regular impatiens) and Impatiens hawkeri (New Guinea...

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Care for Roses in Summer

  Summer heat can stress many plants in the landscape. One of the plants not especially happy during extreme heat of mid-late summer are most roses. Proper care is important as roses enter this most stressful time of the year. Regular...

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Hydrangeas 101

Hydrangeas are among the most popular of garden plants and also some of the most confusing. What color will the flowers be? How can I change colors? How can I use them for arrangements? The first step in answering these questions...

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Spring Hydrangea Guide

As spring finally awakens, there is no doubt that we will begin to see bursts of color throughout the landscape. While we are grateful for these spring flowers, we are also anxiously awaiting the return of one of our favorite blooms. The...

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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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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...

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