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Camellias, those iconic Southern flowers, can be planted now in containers as well as gardens Home/Garden

Camellias are almost indispensable in the Southern landscape. Now is an excellent time to buy and plant blooming camellias. The advantage of buying a camellia in bloom is that you can see exactly the size, shape and color of the flowers it will produce. Plant camellia bushes into a well-prepared spot where the soil has …

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Want homegrown veggies but lack the space? Make a container garden now with cool-season plants | Home/Garden

Many cool-season vegetables can be planted now and grown successfully in containers. This allows you to vegetable garden even if all you have is a sunny balcony, porch or patio, and if you don’t want the physical demands of growing vegetables in the ground. You just need to make sure that they are provided with …

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Dan Gill: How to protect your tropicals from the cold | Home/Garden

Because we just experienced a light freeze in southeast Louisiana, it’s time to talk about cold protection for tropicals in our landscapes. Fortunately, in most areas, freeze damage has been light or did not occur. The early cold weather doesn’t necessarily mean severe freezes this winter, but it does mean it’s time to get prepared …

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Camellias, those iconic Southern flowers, can be planted now in containers as well as gardens Home/Garden

Camellias are almost indispensable in the Southern landscape. Now is an excellent time to buy and plant blooming camellias. The advantage of buying a camellia in bloom is that you can see exactly the size, shape and color of the flowers it will produce. Plant camellia bushes into a well-prepared spot where the soil has …

Camellias, those iconic Southern flowers, can be planted now in containers as well as gardens Home/Garden Read More »

Plant strawberries now for a luscious spring harvest. Dan Gill explains which varieties to look for Home/Garden

Fresh, ripe strawberries are a favorite with just about everyone. If you want in on the action, this is a great time to plant them in your garden. Strawberries are best planted from late October through early December for production next spring (March, April and May). Some nurseries, garden centers and feed and seed stores …

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Want homegrown veggies but lack the space? Make a container garden now with cool-season plants | Home/Garden

Many cool-season vegetables can be planted now and grown successfully in containers. This allows you to vegetable garden even if all you have is a sunny balcony, porch or patio, and if you don’t want the physical demands of growing vegetables in the ground. You just need to make sure that they are provided with …

Want homegrown veggies but lack the space? Make a container garden now with cool-season plants | Home/Garden Read More »

Plant strawberries now for a luscious spring harvest. Dan Gill explains which varieties to look for Home/Garden

Fresh, ripe strawberries are a favorite with just about everyone. If you want in on the action, this is a great time to plant them in your garden. Strawberries are best planted from late October through early December for production next spring (March, April and May). Some local nurseries, garden centers and feed and seed …

Plant strawberries now for a luscious spring harvest. Dan Gill explains which varieties to look for Home/Garden Read More »

Camellias, those iconic Southern flowers, can be planted now in containers as well as gardens Home/Garden

Camellias are almost indispensable in the Southern landscape. Now is an excellent time to buy and plant blooming camellias. The advantage of buying a camellia in bloom is that you can see exactly the size, shape and color of the flowers it will produce. Plant camellia bushes into a well-prepared spot where the soil has …

Camellias, those iconic Southern flowers, can be planted now in containers as well as gardens Home/Garden Read More »

Dan Gill dishes on the top mistakes local gardeners make, and how to avoid them | Home/Garden

Gardening mistakes generally occur due to a lack of knowledge (or sometimes bad advice). If people would take the time to get the correct, locally appropriate gardening information they need from reliable sources, the number of mistakes would go down and success would improve. There are many common mistakes people make when gardening. Even knowledgeable, …

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Want homegrown veggies but lack the space? Make a container garden now with cool-season plants | Home/Garden

Many cool-season vegetables can be planted now and grown successfully in containers. This allows you to vegetable garden even if all you have is a sunny balcony, porch or patio, and if you don’t want the physical demands of growing vegetables in the ground. You just need to make sure that they are provided with …

Want homegrown veggies but lack the space? Make a container garden now with cool-season plants | Home/Garden Read More »