(12/02/16) What we generally do with leaves that fall from deciduous tree this time of year is a shame.
(Video 11/28/16) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dan Gill explains how pansies can stay beautiful a long time.
(11/25/16) Our gardens are full of plant materials that can add unique beauty to holiday decorations.
(11/18/16) October to March is the prime season for planting hardy trees in Louisiana, and November through early December is an especially good time.
(11/11/16) There is more to flowers than meets the eye or the nose. You can eat many of them.
(11/04/16) Fall is an outstanding time to plant many of the hardy culinary herbs, and one of the most popular is parsley.
(10/28/16) Using weed killers or herbicides should be approached very carefully by the gardener.
(Video 11/07/16) On this edition of Get It Growing, Dan Gill introduces you to some popular new dwarf nandinas.
(Video 10/31/16) The Confederate rose is a hibiscus that grows quickly and creates beautiful double blooms.
(Video 10/24/16) On this edition of Get It GrowingLSU AgCenter horticulturist Dan Gill explains sun damage on tropical plants.
(Video 10/17/16) If you want squash or cabbage and broccoli on your Thanksgiving table, you better start planting cold season vegetables in October.
(10/21/16) Pansies and violas are popular cool-season bedding plants used to beautify gardens in Louisiana.
(10/14/16) If you want to punch up the color level in your garden from late September to early December, here are some trees, shrubs and perennials to consider.
(10/07/16) Harvesting properly and at the right time is critical to getting the best quality vegetables from your garden.
(Video 10/03/16) It may officially be fall, but warm temperatures don’t always reflect the season.
(09/30/16) Lawn care definitely changes as the weather begins to cool. By October, the growth of warm-season grasses begins to slow down.
(09/23/16) Louisiana irises can be divided and transplanted anytime from August through early October.
(Video 09/14/16) On this edition of Get It Growing, LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dan Gill explains why all roses are not the same.
(09/16/16) Birds can contribute wonderful things to the enjoyment of a landscape, such as movement, color, sounds and even pest control.
(Video 09/07/16) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dan Gill explains how new crossandra varieties bring months of colorful flowers to the outdoors as well.
(09/09/16) For those of us living in the Deep South, it would be wishful thinking to think fall weather is a certainty in September.
(Video 09/12/16) On this edition of Get It Growing, LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dan Gill introduces you to the Bird of Paradise.
(Video 08/15/16) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dan Gill introduces you to newer ornamental sweet potatoes.
(Video 08/08/16) On this edition of Get It Growing, Dan Gill explains why geraniums are struggling now and what you can do to get them ready for fall.
(Video 09/05/16) Some roses will bloom beautifully in the fall, if you take care of them now.
(09/02/16) It’s time to finish up fertilizing a variety of landscape plants as well as time to prune many shrubs.
(08/19/16) Be on the lookout for pests such as lace bugs, aphids, leaf hoppers, scales, spider mites and whiteflies.
(08/12/16) August is a month when gardeners should think about two important aspects of landscape maintenance – fertilizing and pruning.
(08/05/16) If you maintain a landscape, you deal with weeds.
(07/29/16) Native plants are not used as much as they could be in our landscapes.
(07/21/16) When you think of shade trees in your landscape, you most likely focus on the shade they create outside.
(Video 07/18/16) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dan Gill explains how pots serve an important role in helping plants reach their potential.
(Audio 07/15/2016) No matter how well you weed your garden, you are always going to need to weed it again.
(07/15/16) In Louisiana we’ve been gardening in the tropical style as long as anyone can remember.
(Audio 07/13/16) Caladiums are an extremely popular bedding plant here in Louisiana.
(Audio 07/12/16) Too much shade in your landscape may be preventing grass from growing in certain areas.
(Audio 07/11/16) Leaf miners are insects that can cause damage to a wide variety of plants such as flowers, vegetables plants, and fruit trees.
(07/08/16) Whether we admit it or not, heat and humidity this time of year make gardening outside less enjoyable.
(07/01/16) In our mild climate, snails and slugs are active and cause damage virtually year-round.
(06/24/16) Although summer can take a toll on landscape plants, especially those planted in the past year or so, most plants manage to make it.
(Video 07/04/16) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dan Gill introduces you to this dependable, shade-loving plant that sounds like a chip dip.
(Video 06/27/16) Asian jasmine has no insect or disease problems, keeps weeds out and is great to grow as a ground cover in shady locations.
(06/17/16) Fire ants inflict painful stings and create unsightly mounds in our landscapes, so most of us would be happier if there were no fire ants around.
(06/10/16) It’s not too late to add colorful bedding plants to your landscape, but it’s important to choose plants that are able to thrive in the intense heat.
(Video 06/20/16) Dan Gill demonstrates how to properly train vines to grow and spread to cover the trellis.
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