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Poinsettias add holiday cheer to homes

(Video News 12/05/13) The holidays are here, and decorations are going up. A poinsettia can help make your home festive. LSU AgCenter correspondent Tobie Blanchard looks at picking out and caring for this holiday plant. (Runtime: 1:43)

Swan columbine is tough, colorful Super Plant
Swan Columbine

(Video 11/21/11) The saying goes, “out of sight, out of mind.” That slogan could apply to the obscure columbine. Not many Louisiana gardeners have ever heard of it. Until now. LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dan Gill explains why the Swan columbine is a great Louisiana Super Plant worthy of the spotlight. (Runtime: 1:30)

Super Plant Belinda’s Dream rose easy to grow
Belinda's Dream

(Video 9/26/11) Are you afraid to grow roses because you heard it was difficult? LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dan Gill explains there’s no need to have any fear about growing Belinda’s Dream roses. They’re the latest Louisiana Super Plant selection. (Runtime: 1:35)

La. Super Plant Serena angelonia is drought tolerant
Serena Angelonia

(Video 4/25/11) Looking for plants that grow best in Louisiana landscapes? Then you probably want to select a Louisiana Super Plant – plants proven to grow best in Louisiana landscapes. On this edition of Get It Growing, LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dan Gill introduces you to the beautiful Serena angelonia – a Louisiana Super Plant that can take the heat of summer. (Runtime: 1:41)

Burden Center Video
Burden Center
(Video) The Burden Center is home to the All-America rose garden, nature trails and a conference center. Much of the research focuses on ornamental plants, turfgrasses, and fruits and vegetables. A research goal is to find out what plants can perform best under the hot, humid conditions of Louisiana. Visitors to the station see the results of award-winning research and relax among beautiful roses, azaleas and camellias and wander the trails that meander through the wooded grounds.
Sun Garden Evaluation Trials
Sun Garden Evaluation Trials
(Video) Take a visual tour of the landscape beds in the Sun Garden. In this garden, evaluations are conducted on over 500 varieties of annuals, herbaceous perennials, and ornamental shrubs.
Hammond Research Station Video
Hammond Research Station
(Video) Century-old pine trees tower over acres of lush landscaping at the Hammond Research Station. Established in 1922 as the Fruit and Truck Experiment Station, the facility has traditionally served the strawberry and vegetable industries. Today, the research focus is landscape horticulture, including plant selection, fertility, weed control and plant growth regulators. Scientists evaluate more than 500 ornamental plants per year in the largest research garden display in Louisiana.
Burden Center's Orangerie
Orangerie Slide
(Video) The Orangerie enhances Windrush Gardens and the internationally recognized Rural Life Museum, and it serves as a gathering place for those who share Steele Burden's love of art, history, the outdoors and Baton Rouge. An orangerie is a unique structure, part conservatory and part interpretive in construction.They were originally designed to house or protect citrus trees during cold weather, hence the name.
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