Agriculture / Horticulture

Newer flowers adorn home landscapes

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.

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Agriculture / Horticulture

Caladium foliage brightens shady gardens

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.

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