(For Release On Or After 06/30/06) Shade trees often are the things people plant first in new landscapes As time goes on, however, sun-loving lawn grasses and shade trees don’t go together particularly well.
(For Release On Or After 06/16/06) As if mowing the lawn wasn’t trouble enough, dealing with and disposing of grass clippings is a major pain.
(For Release On Or After 06/23/06) Plant propagation is fun and provides you with extra plants for your landscape or to share with friends. Layering is one method that’s often overlooked by gardeners who are unfamiliar with the technique.
(For Release On Or After 06/02/06) Dry weather has been common around the state since last summer, and most of us have received less than the typical amount of rain this year. Who knows how much rain will fall this summer? But one thing is fairly certain – we will need to water our landscapes during periods of hot, dry weather.
(For Release On Or After 06/09/06) Gardeners crave color in shady areas of their landscapes just as much as they do in sunny areas. Unfortunately, shade-loving plants generally are not so flamboyant, and the selection of colorful bedding plants for shady gardens is limited. Thank goodness for caladiums.
The LSU AgCenter and the LSU College of Agriculture