The term ground cover is applied to low growing plants other than turfgrass used to cover areas of the landscape.
Winter freezes often damage tropical plants in our landscapes.
Home Garden Chemical Weed Control.
Managing crape myrtle bark scale
The Hammond Research Station host the Master Gardener Appreciation day, where the Master Gardeners voted on their favorite plants in the trial gardens.
Native plants provide sources of pollen and nectar for insects and help our ecosystem. Plant natives in your garden and enjoy watching the bees and butterflies.
The hydrangea’s reliably charming and large flowers make it one of our beloved summer-flowering shrubs of Southern garden.
(Video 08/07/17) Zinnias are beautiful flowers for Louisiana landscapes. But, some of the typical varieties are prone to disease.
(05/05/17) Summer bedding plants can quickly and economically help create the colorful landscape that so many gardeners crave.
Summer flowering bulbs are generally planted in April and May, although plants growing in pots can be planted through the summer.
In south Louisiana you can plant warm-season bedding plants in late March or early April, and in north Louisiana around April or early May.
Louisiana iris is the name used worldwide for a unique group of native Louisiana iris species and their hybrids.
Louisiana's warm, humid weather encourages the development of several serious diseases that can damage rose bushes. This publication describes the major rose diseases found in Louisiana and offers disease management tips. (PDF Format Only)
This article will give you more information on Carolina Jessamine (Gelsemium sempervirens).
Bacterial gall on Loropetalum (Loropetalum chinense) is caused by a plant pathogenic bacterium called Pseudomonas savastanoi.
(07/15/16) In Louisiana we’ve been gardening in the tropical style as long as anyone can remember.
(Video 05/02/16) On this edition of Get It Growing, Dan Gill introduces the Evolution Violet salvia as a Louisiana Super Plant.
Yards and gardens generally look a little frayed by this time of the year. The final really hot days that usually come at the end of a long, hot summer are especially hard on plants, says LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dan Gill.
Growing roses in Louisiana is a challenge for industry professionals and home gardeners.