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Dont' Bat It Lawn Care
Don't Bag It Lawn Care
If we manage our lawns correctly and use proper cutting practices, we can have nice lawns and rarely be bothered with clippings. Learn how to leave clippings in place without creating problems for your lawn. (PDF format only)
Dont' Bat It Lawn Care
Don't Bag It Lawn Care
If we manage our lawns correctly and use proper cutting practices, we can have nice lawns and rarely be bothered with clippings. Learn how to leave clippings in place without creating problems for your lawn. (PDF format only)
Landscape Bed Preparation for Ornamental Plants
Landscape Bed Preparation for Ornamental Plants
Several factors need to be carefully considered when you’re developing landscape beds for ornamental plants. Learn about soil texture, what to do for poorly drained soils and soil amendments. (PDF Format Only)
Louisiana Lawns BMPs
Louisiana Lawns Best Management Practices (BMPs)
A lawn that’s properly cared for and healthy will resist weeds and other pest problems. Following the best management practices (BMPs) in this publication should help keep your lawn in good condition.
Nonchemical Weed Control
Nonchemical Weed Control for Home Landscapes
Louisianians take pride in the appearance of their lawns and landscapes. Weeds, however, can detract from that appearance and frustrate homeowners. Information on adaptation, light, soils and mulch can be found in this publication. (PDF Format Only)
bedding plants
Bedding Plants for Louisiana Landscapes
In addition to flowers, bedding plants may be grown for their colorful foliage or interesting forms or textures. With proper selection, they can be used to provide color throughout the year. Use this publication to help you with bedding plant selection and proper care. (PDF Format Only)
Native Tree Growing guide
Native Tree Growing Guide for Louisiana
This guide will answer some of the most commonly asked questions about tree planting in the area. It suggests native and well-adapted trees for our region and describes how to grow them successfully. The tree illustration fold-out can also be used as a poster (22" x 34").
Mushrooms and Fairy Rings in Lawns
Fairy Rings and Mushrooms in Lawns
We often see lawns with mushrooms or doughnut rings of dying or dark green grass. These are referred to as "fairy rings." This publication includes information on how to control fairy rings in your lawn. (PDF Format Only)
Homeowners' Guide for Fertilizing Pecan Trees
Homeowners' Guide for Fertilizing Pecan Trees in Louisiana
The most important cultural practice the homeowner with pecan trees needs to consider is proper fertilization. This publication includes information and guidelines for fertilizing pecan trees. (PDF Format Only)
Selection and Care of Pecan Varieties for Louisiana Yards
Selection and Care of Pecan Varieties for Louisiana Yards
The pecan tree is prevalent in Louisiana as a shade tree in the landscape and also as a source of nuts for home use. The recommended varieties for home planting are listed and described in this publication.(PDF Format Only)
La Yards and Neighborhoods
A Guide to Louisiana-friendly Landscaping - Louisiana Yards & Neighborhoods
This handbook provides helpful ideas, information and techniques to create and maintain a more environmentally friendly landscape. You will learn the basics of designing a landscape using carefully selected plants suited to Louisiana growing conditions. $12.00 + tax. You can order this book from our online store, by using the Order Publication link below.
citrus
Louisiana Home Citrus Production
Citrus leaves, blooms, aroma and color add to the aesthetic value of the landscape. This 16-page, full-color guide includes recommended varieties and descriptions; tips on site selection, planting, spacing and pruning; and images of citrus insect pests and common citrus diseases. (PDF format only)
root rot turfgrasses
Louisiana Plant Pathology: Take-all Root Rot of Warm-season Turfgrasses
Take-all root rot is a serious problem on all warm-season turgrasses in Louisiana. This publication describes the disease and how to manage it. (PDF Format Only)
brown patch
Louisiana Plant Pathology: Large Patch of Warm-season Turfgrasses
Large patch (formerly called brown patch) is the most common disease of warm-season turfgrasses in Louisiana. This article describes the disease and how to manage it. (PDF Format Only)
bacterial leaf scorch
Louisiana Plant Pathology: Bacterial Leaf Scorch of Landscape Trees
Bacterial leaf scorch is a common disease that affects a variety of trees used in the landscape. This fact sheet describes the disease and how to identify it. (PDF Format Only)
home vegetable gardnes
Disease Management in Home Vegetable Gardens
This publication is intended to introduce home vegetable gardeners to the various methods used to manage the many diseases that affect these crops. (PDF Format Only)
common weeds
Common Weeds of Louisiana Lawns and Landscapes
Use this poster to help you identify common weeds infesting your lawn and landscape. (PDF Format Only)
boxwood blight
Louisiana Plant Pathology Series: Boxwood Blight
The disease was first detected in Connecticut and North Carolina in 2011. Since then, it has been identified in 10 other U.S. states including Delaware, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Virginia. More recently, the disease also has been confirmed in landscapes in Alabama and Georgia. (PDF Format Only)
stink bugs on pecans
Bug Biz: Stink Bugs and Leaffooted Bugs on Pecans
Stink bugs and leaffooted bugs are found throughout the pecan-producing regions of the United States. They can be found throughout Louisiana. Description, life cycle, damage and control measures are included. (PDF Format Only)
bacterial leaf scorch
Louisiana Plant Pathology: Bacterial Leaf Scorch of Landscape Trees
Bacterial leaf scorch is a common disease that affects a variety of trees used in the landscape. This fact sheet describes the disease and how to identify it. (PDF Format Only)
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