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Tips Prior and After a Freeze

  Hydrating plants prior to a freeze gives them a good chance of coming back, so the best advice is to water plants and cover appropriate plants with the ground around them for the night.  Never “lollipop” the covering. Always...

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Plant Covers for Winter

Keep your plants safe from frost by using winter plant covers. These chill-chasing covers give plants a cozy hideaway that’s warmer than surrounding air. The difference is often only a few degrees, but those degrees make a big difference....

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Protect Plants from Winter Frost & Freezes

Expected cold weather often brings concern about protecting landscape plants during frosts and freezes. The best approach to protecting plants in winter is to pay attention to the weather forecasts and try to know a couple days ahead of time when a...

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Winter Landscapes Come Alive with Shi Shi Camellias

If you’ve noticed the sudden explosion of beautiful rose-pink flowers dotting the landscapes these past few weeks, you have witnessed one of the top-performing shrubs for Louisiana landscapes: ShiShi Gashira. This plant is often listed...

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Wild Weather in Louisiana Gardens

One of the most important factors that influences a garden’s success is the weather. Temperatures have a major impact on the growth and survival of our plants. Preparing gardens for various weather conditions is both a discipline and an art...

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Fresh Ideas for Winter "Gardening"

  Is daydreaming about Spring all you've been doing lately? You need a winter hobby! Indoor gardening is the perfect activity to chase those winter blues away!   Here at All Seasons, we stay in that Spring state-of-mind even during...

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Don't Quit your Landscape in Winter

The winter months provide us an opportunity to focus on landscape planning, planting and maintenance. It may seem counterintuitive, but once temperatures have cooled, it is the perfect time for planting trees and shrubs in the landscape. The winter...

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Citrus in Cold Weather

  Information on Citrus & Cold Weather/Acquired from LSU Ag Center Protection of citrus trees becomes important when severe freezes occur. Citrus types vary in their tolerance of cold. For example, Satsumas are the most cold-hardy, and do...

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