Gardening Tips – October 2023

  Pollinator Gardening is gaining popularity as more gardeners begin to embrace practices that support wildlife habitats in their home landscape.   Many plants rely on various animals to transfer pollen from flower to flower.Pollinators include many types of insects, bees, butterflies, moths, beetles, waspssome flies and Hummingbirds. Plants produce showy flowers to attract pollinatorsto …

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Gardening Tips – September 2023

  Viburnum, an evergreen shrub with fine textured foliage and fragrant flowers, makes an excellent foundation planting.   Viburnum is an underutilized shrub or small tree. Evidence of being found sincethe Bronze Age, Viburnums consist of clusters of white or pink flowers andproduce berries. The flowers reportedly represent pride. Most are said to be non-toxic to …

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Gardening Tips – March 2023

(Image above: Peggy Martin with Peggy Martin Rose/Katrina Rose – Photo Peggy Martin) 2023 LSU AgCenter SuperPlants Blue Daze (Evolvulus)/Dwarf Morning glory is a low-growing, shrubby bedding plant that loves summer heat and sun. Neither insects nor diseases bother this plant, whose grayish foliage and clear, blue flowers add a cool note to the garden. …

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