gardening, lawn care
The greenhouse at the ARC of St. Charles is a multifunctional building that provides offseason tomatoes for local farmers’ markets and grocery stores while serving as an educational facility for local students, but it was not always this way. […]
For gardeners who are just getting into gardening as well as those finding themselves having to replant after last year’s brutal winter, there are plenty of new plants to consider this year. However, local experts say the basics of setting up a garden that will last for years comes down to good planning. […]
The St. Charles Parish Public Schools Community Education Center is offering plenty of new courses this year for those seeking to further their educational opportunities, explore hobbies and develop new skills. […]
Most gardeners use soil and plenty of sunlight to make their plants grow, but 16-year-old Brad Frazier uses running water, a tub full of fish, rotting wood and artificial lighting in his greenhouse vegetable garden.
Many of us may not realize it, but the last 20 years have been some of the most exciting times in the history of home landscaping. It would be impossible to list all the new ornamental plants – from trees to shrubs to perennials to annual flowers – that have been recently released.
By LSU AgCenter Horticulturists Dan Gill, Kyle Huffstickler and Allen Owings
Many Louisiana gardeners enjoy a summer landscape planting of caladiums. These are one of the most popular plants to fill shady gardens because they thrive in the heat and humidity common in Louisiana summers. Caladiums are a great, low-maintenance bedding plant.