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Approach tree pruning with the future in mind

Virtually all trees in our landscapes will need to be pruned during their lives, particularly in the first two decades after planting. Sometimes a tree...

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Get your Southern Magnolia into the ground now

January and February are excellent months to plant trees in Louisiana. If you're thinking about adding shade trees, small spring or summer flowering...

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Consider starting your own transplants

These days, gardeners mostly purchase vegetable transplants at local nurseries for their spring plantings. Wonderful transplants of vegetables like toma...

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Mulch is your friend as you fight weeds in the winter

It would be nice to think we could take the winter off from worrying about weeds in our landscapes. Unfortunately, there are many weeds that thrive in...

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Winter is the time for lettuce

Cool days and chilly nights are just the kind of weather lettuce enjoys. Lettuce is a vegetable that is so easy to grow, and delicious, that any gardene...

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Winter is a slower time in the garden

The pace of things tends to slow down this time of the year in the garden. Although we may continue to plant, prepare beds, harvest winter vegetables,...

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A good year for citrus in Louisiana

Citrus growers in Louisiana have produced an excellent crop of sweet, delicious fruit this year. The citrus industry in Louisiana is known for growing...

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Choose the right tree for your holiday

Christmas trees are an important part of holiday celebrations for many people. Decide beforehand where you're going to display your tree, so you'll...

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Forget spring; Fall is the time to plant

If you've ever visited a nursery in the spring on the weekend, you're bound to see a parking lot full of cars, and a nursery full of shoppers.Spring...

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Perennial Herbs Go Into Your Garden Now

Herbs can be loosely grouped into cool season annuals, warm season annuals, and perennials. Annuals live for one season and then dial. Perennial herbs,...

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