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Arbor Day is celebrated in Louisiana each year on the third Friday in January. This date is set aside to encourage people to plant...

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

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All-America Selections is a nonprofit organization that tests newly developed varieties of seed-grown bedding plants and vegetables in garden plots all across the United...

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The oaks have become a part of American culture more than many other type of tree. Oaks are a symbol of strength and durability....

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As the earth travels around the sun in its orbit, the length of our days and nights varies from season to season. This is...

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Winter vegetable gardening is tremendously rewarding. Many of the vegetables we planted earlier in the fall are ready to harvest, and it is important...

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When it comes to Christmas trees, there are two basic choices – living or artificial. Although artificial trees have their place, and manufactures are...

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A variety of spring-flowering bulbs can be grown in containers for indoor display. Two bulbs, paperwhites and amaryllis, do not need much special treatment...

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I wish more gardeners understood that fall is a primary planting season in Louisiana. For years horticulturists have tried to get the word out...

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November is a great time to remove summer bedding plants and add cool-season bedding plants to your flower beds. Cool-season bedding plants thrive in the...