(Video 12/1/22) There are a variety of evergreen trees you can use for Christmas decorations.
(Video 12/1/22) The Norfolk pine is an elegant indoor plant that could be used as a Christmas tree.
(Video 11/22/22) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Heather Kirk-Ballard explains that now is the time to apply weed killer to prevent weeds like stickerweed.
(Video 11/22/22) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Heather Kirk-Ballard explains how to force bulbs to come out of dormancy.
(11-14-22) The warmth of fall colors is something the whole state can enjoy to some degree.
(11-7-22) Lion’s tail is a plant that provides beautiful, colorful flowers to the fall landscape.
(10/31/22) Until recently, sweet potatoes used to be only two types: those grown for their edible storage roots or those that were merely ornamental.
(10/10/22) Recent drought has made things difficult for many gardeners, but some plants stand out for their toughness in these conditions.
(10/17/22) Turk's cap is a tough, drought-tolerant plant native to our area.
(10/24/22) Some of our native plants can offer beautiful colors for the fall.
(10/3/22) Coleus is a plant known for its beautiful foliage, but some varieties begin setting flowers at the end of the summer.
(9/26/22) Not all plants can handle limited sunlight, but the colorful Summer Wave torenia thrives in the shade.
3/28/22) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Heather Kirk-Ballard introduces you to the latest Louisiana Super Plant — the beautiful and native Louisiana iris.
[Video](11/1/21) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Heather Kirk-Ballard explains how these ornamental peppers create a warm, colorful accent to your landscape or wind
[Video](10/25/21) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Heather Kirk-Ballard provides some tips for you to successfully grow these delicious fruits.
[Video](10/18/21) SU AgCenter horticulturist Heather Kirk-Ballard introduces you to the fall 2021 Louisiana Super Plant selection — Supertunia Mini Vista Indigo
[Video](10/11/21) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Heather Kirk-Ballard explains some of the choices and benefits of growing sunflowers.
[Video](11/16/20) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Heather Kirk-Ballard explains how to care for your hydrangeas now so they can look their best next spring.
[Video](11/9/20) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Heather Kirk-Ballard explains some things you can do to repair small trees and shrubs damaged by destructive winds.
[Video](11/2/20) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Heather Kirk-Ballard explains how to harvest and store caladium bulbs.
[Video](10/26/20) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Heather Kirk-Ballard suggests some plants you can use to paint your yard with the warm shades of fall.
[Video](10/12/20) LSU AgCenter turf specialist Ron Strahan explains what you can do to fight one of the most prolific weeds of all—nutsedge.
[Video](10/19/20) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Heather Kirk-Ballard explains on this edition of Get It Growing, you can grow olive trees right here in Louisiana.
[Video](9/28/20) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Heather Kirk-Ballard explains how to know if your lawn is being damaged by sod webworms and what to do to stop them
[Video](10/25/19) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Heather Kirk-Ballard Travels to Lacombe to find out how mums fit into All Souls' Day and All Saints' Day.
[Video](10/27/19) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Kerry Heafner shows you how to use your compost to replenish potting soil.
[Video](10/20/19) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Kerry Hefner shows you how to get a compost pile started and how you can maintain it.
[Video] (10/13/19) Heather Kirk-Ballard explains on this edition of Get It Growing, you can grow olive trees right here in Louisiana too.
[Video] (10/6/19) Heather Kirk-Ballard explains why the latest Super Plant — Jolt dianthus — will help your garden pop with color for a long time.
Video (9/16/19) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Heather Kirk-Ballard explains why the candlestick plant, or cassia, is a great choice for your yard.
(Video 9/9/19) LSU AgCenter horticulturist Heather Kirk-Ballard suggests growing a beautiful plant American beautyberry.
(Video 10/01/07) Lycoris radiata goes by a variety of common names: Hurricane lily, spider lily and naked ladies. This plant requires patience because it may take three years to start blooming. (Runtime: 1 minute, 27 seconds)
(Video 09/24/07) Mid-to-late September is a great time to plant cole crops into your vegetable garden. Cole crops are the group of vegetables closely related to cabbage. (Runtime: 1 minute, 28 seconds)
(Video 09/17/07) Blue flowers are relatively rare in the plant world. That’s why plumbago's blue flowers are so precious. Plumbago is an outstanding workhorse in the summer landscape. It’s actually a shrubby-looking plant, but when you examine at the stems, you’ll see they’re very green and herbaceous. (Runtime: 1 minutre, 30 seconds)
(Video 09/10/07) You might have noticed tree leaves that look diseased or sickly recently. What’s the problem and what should you do? LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dan Gill explains how to handle the situation in this segment of Get it Growing. (Runtime: 1 minute, 27 seconds)
(Video 09/03/07) Many Louisiana gardeners like to grow culinary herbs. Mexican oregano is a good herb for our area. It generally grows in the drier climate of south Texas and northern mexico, but does remarkably well in Louisiana. Make sure this plant gets very good drainage. (Runtime: 1 minute, 31 seconds)
(Video 11/20/06) Ornamental grasses are reliable perennials that are easy to care for. In the fall, there is an ornamental grass that puts on a wonderful show. It is called the muhly grass, and it is grown for its wonderful, light, delicate, burgundy flower heads. (Runtime: 1 minute, 6 seconds)
(Video 11/13/06) This time of the year Louisiana gardeners are pulling out tired summer bedding plants and replacing them with cool-season bedding plants. That will keep our gardens beautiful and colorful through fall, winter and spring. But you could save those tender perennials you're taking out by potting them for the winter. (Runtime: 1 minute, 31 seconds)