(Video 06/07/17) The coneflower, named for its cone-shaped head, has been a popular flower in Louisiana gardens for many years. Now, it has more colors.
(Video 05/31/17) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dan Gill explains why the tropical vine mandevilla is perfect for abundant blooms throughout the hottest months.
Growing your own herbs can be very rewarding when it comes to enhancing your meals. But, when flowers start appearing, what do you do?
(Video 05/22/17) One of the most graceful plants of summer is the Lily of the Nile or agapanthus – with its striking blue or white flowers.
(Video 02/06/17) On this edition of Get It Growing, Dan Gill explains how to detect and combat the destructive spider mite.
(Video 01/30/17) On this edition of Get It Growing, Dan Gill introduces you to a new cultivar of bald cypress that resembles a weeping willow.
(Video 01/25/17) Addressing problems now like winter weeds can give homeowners a head start on having a healthy lawn for the rest of the year.
(Video 01/25/17) Louisiana’s sweet potato farmers saw their yields plummet due to the August flood and regulatory changes will place another burden on them.
(Video 01/25/17) January is the optimum time to plant trees in Louisiana, and the reason Arbor Day is held this month.
(Video 01/23/17) Freezes may have killed your favorite plants, but unfortunately, weeds in your lawn don’t go away as easily.
(Video 01/16/17) On this edition of Get It Growing, Dan Gill explains how to prune back damaged tropicals and how to protect them for the rest of the winter.
(Video 01/11/17) LSU AgCenter reporter Craig Gautreaux offers some simple advice to help people stay on track with New Year’s resolutions.
(Video 01/02/17) On this edition of Get It Growing, LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dan Gill warns gardeners not to prune back their hydrangeas in the winter.
(Video 12/26/16) On this edition of Get It Growing, LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dan Gill explains intercropping
(Video 12/21/16) There is a new sports drink on the market using a technology that helps mask the taste of electrolytes without using a large amount of sugar.
(Video 12/21/16) Louisiana agriculture had a tough year as unfavorable weather and lower commodity prices made it difficult for those involved in agriculture.
(Video 12/19/16) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dan Gill explains the importance of determining proper placement and spacing before you put them in the ground.
(Video 12/12/16) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dan Gill explains how to care for your Christmas cactuses during the holiday season and throughout the year.
(Video 12/07/16) For nearly three months, sugarcane farmers have been harvesting their fields and trying to finish before the New Year.
(Video 12/05/16) Dan Gill explains how the beautiful Get It Growing calendar is an ideal resource to keep gardeners on track every month of the year.
(Video 11/28/16) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dan Gill explains how pansies can stay beautiful a long time.
(Video 11/23/16) It’s beginning to be the peak of the Louisiana citrus season.
(Video 11/23/16) If you want your poinsettia to last into the New Year, proper care is important.
(Video 11/9/16) Two LSU entomology graduate students are working on ways to help an insect control an invasive aquatic weed.
(Video 11/21/16) On this edition of Get It Growing, Dan Gill introduces you to a plant that looks and smells similar to the wisteria but is not as troublesome.
(Video 11/14/16) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dan Gill talks about American beautyberries.
(Video 10/26/16) Crawfish farmers have begun flooding their fields in preparation for the upcoming crawfish season.
(Video 10/26/16) Louisiana cotton farmers are nearing the completion of their harvest.
(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.
(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.
(Video 08/01/16) Dan Gill explains that now is an ideal time to go to your nursery to select flowers that will add great color to your landscape.
(Video 07/25/16) Figs are a popular fruit in Louisiana and now is the time to purchase fig trees.
(Video 07/20/16) The LSU College of Agriculture held a program designed to give high school students a deeper understanding of all that encompasses agriculture
(Video 07/20/16) Farmers in Louisiana will soon begin harvesting their crops while some continuing to fight herbicide-resistant weeds.
(Video 07/18/16) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dan Gill explains how pots serve an important role in helping plants reach their potential.
(Video 07/11/16) On this edition of Get It Growing, Dan Gill explains how different styles of caladium can brighten up shady areas.
(Video 07/06/16) Students attending a Junior Naturalist camp at LSU in Baton Rouge learned how to build a terrarium.
(Video 07/06/16) Researchers with the LSU AgCenter are making sure that consumers continue to receive high-quality rice.
(Video 06/22/16) The management of both weeds and insects in agriculture continues to change as new herbicide technologies and guidelines evolve.
(Video 06/22/16) The summertime heat is upon us, and one way to cool off is with a cold, sweet watermelon.
(Video 05/16/16) If the green foliage and stems on your plant began to turn yellow, they may have nitrogen deficiency issues.
(Video 05/23/16) Some plants have flowers that really catch the eye. The marigold is one of them, demanding attention with its brilliant orange and gold blooms
(Video 05/11/16) The wet weather put farmers behind schedule, but the recent reprieve from the rain is helping.
(Video 05/11/16) Floods and overcast conditions have hampered forage growth across Louisiana affecting the state’s cattle industry.
(Video 05/09/16) On this edition of Get It Growing, Dan Gill introduces the Serenita Raspberry angelonia as a Louisiana Super Plant.
(Video 05/02/16) On this edition of Get It Growing, Dan Gill introduces the Evolution Violet salvia as a Louisiana Super Plant.
(Video 04/27/16) Last year’s disappointing wheat harvest in Louisiana has led to a dramatic reduction in acres for this year’s crop.
(Video 04/27/16) Planting soybeans in Louisiana has come to a standstill because of wet field conditions.
(Video 04/25/16) On this edition of Get It Growing, Dan Gill spotlights the exquisite and easy-to-grow moth orchid.
(Video 04/18/16) Dan Gill explains how to choose and tend to sunpatiens on this edition of Get It Growing.
(Video 04/13/16) Northern and southern Louisiana rice farmers deal with dramatically different planting conditions.
(Video) In this story, explore new and old cover crops techniques used to improve the environment and farming conditions.
(Video 03/30/16) 4-H youth held their regional competition outside of Shreveport, and safety and fun were the priority.
(Video 03/30/16) Farmers across Louisiana are trying to get the state’s corn crop planted, but the weather is making it difficult.
(Video 04/04/16) Dan Gill explains why you should consider adding huechera to your garden.
(Video 04/11/16) On this edition of Get It Growing, Dan Gill introduces the abutilon, or flowering maple, a stunning hibiscus plant.
(Video 03/16/16) A graduate student in the LSU College of Agriculture developed a well-camouflaged gluten-free muffin.
(Video 03/16/16) Louisiana was inundated with rain with some areas receiving nearly 2 feet of rainfall last week.
(Video 03/02/16) Peak crawfish season occurs in March and April, but the crop came in early this year.
(Video 3/23/16) On this edition of Get It Growing, Dan Gill introduces the beautiful Easter cactus.
(Video 3/16/16) Bridal wreath spiraea is spotlighted as an excellent spring shrub on this edition of Get It Growing.
(Video 03/08/16) On this edition of Get it Growing, learn about planting and growing gorgeous Japanese magnolia trees.
(Video 03/01/16) On this edition of Get It Growing, hear about hardy perennial calibrachoa flowers.
(Video 02/24/16) Watch and learn about caring for calla lilies on this edition of Get It Growing.
(Video 02/17/16) Watch this edition of Get It Growing for information on beautiful columbine flowers.
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