(For Release On Or After 05/06/05) Basil isn’t just great tasting; it’s also easy to grow and attractive. Grown and used in cuisines around the world, basil is indispensable to Louisiana cooks, so it’s also a great addition to your summer herb garden.
(For Release On Or After 05/27/05) “Layering” is an easy way to propagate plants – to create new plants from those you already have. And now is an excellent time to layer plants.
(For Release On Or After 05/13/05) Summer-flowering bulbs are a great way to brighten up your garden, and since most of them are native to tropical or subtropical climates, they will reliably bloom here for many years.
(For Release On Or After 05/20/05) Hydrangeas can bring color to your shady beds. Among the most popular summer flowering shrubs for shady gardens, hydrangeas provide flower clusters like fluffy balls of cotton candy.
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture