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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,...

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Funny that, self-denial; one would have thought it might mean, “denying yourself something” (i.e. going without in a sort of giving up for lent...

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If you want to boost the color in your landscape now, don’t let the heat stop you. Nurseries have excellent selections of colorful bedding...

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Yesterday was tough, but then, the first day of a diet always is, isn’t it. Notice, I didn’t even bother to put a question...

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Oppressive heat and humidity are part of late summer in Louisiana as much as good food and music are part of our local culture....

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Some of the most beautiful flowers of the summer garden are produced by vines. Because vines climb, the flowers are often produced at eye-level...