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October is a transitional month in Louisiana flower gardens. Many warm-season annuals finish up this month, and gardeners’ thoughts begin to turn to cool-season...

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As the days shorten and temperatures gradually become cooler, it’s apparent that summer is finally ending. Lawn care definitely begins to change this time...

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Plantings of caladiums generally begin to look tired and less attractive in late September or early October. When they do, it’s time to decide...

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November through February is the prime season for planting hardy trees, shrubs and ground covers in Louisiana. So now is an excellent time to...

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Three decades plus old case murder is a lesson in extremes Bossier's Old Cold Case, is a lesson in extremes. Bossier Parish's oddest cold case murder...

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Each spring and fall LSU AgCenter horticulturists unveil Louisiana Super Plants selections for that season, and gaillardia Mesa series has been named a Louisiana...

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Although September weather is often still hot, vegetable gardeners begin to anticipate the cooler weather to come. It is now that we begin to...

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Late summer is time to think about pruning roses. Roses respond best to regular pruning each year. We prune our repeat-flowering roses (also called everblooming...

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I once saw a refrigerator magnet that said, “When Momma ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy.” Substitute “roots” for “Momma,” and you will have an...

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I was in Walmart the other day, listening on my headphones to Harry Potter, in Italian. A somewhat surreal experience, I’ll grant you that,...