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You can recycle yard waste through the process of composting. Doing this can benefit your gardens, your budget and the environment. Compost is used primarily...

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Grown and used in cuisines around the world, basil is also indispensable to Louisiana cooks. Besides having extraordinary taste, basil is attractive and really...

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Choosing a fertilizer for your landscape is not as difficult as it might seem. First, fertilizers are not food. Plants make their own food through...

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Coleuses were among the first plants I became familiar with when I started learning about plants as a teenager. I found the incredible variation...

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Vines are an amazing group of plants with enough diversity to boggle the mind of any gardener. What binds these wonderful plants together is...

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Mulching is an easy-to-do labor-saving gardening technique that all gardeners should take advantage of. A mulch is a material, usually organic but sometimes inorganic,...

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It’s time to plant tomato transplants into the garden, especially in south Louisiana. North Louisiana gardeners may want to wait another couple of weeks...

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March is a month when many gardeners begin to plant their spring vegetables. Raised beds can be the solution to a number of challenges...

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I have recently made the decision to write a single book with a series of short stories to include my more positive forays into...

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Almost every landscape has shady areas, and ferns are a great group of plants that are just perfect for shady spots. Early spring is...