Recent Blog Posts

Herb Gardening

Herbs have always been one of the gateway plants of gardening. You start with a small basil plant, next thing you know, you are the neighborhood herbalist and you are winning yard of the month! Herbs can be easy to grow. The most important thing to remember, is location, location, location!


I have been blessed to have led a life that has given me unique opportunities. Traveling as much as I did as a kid, I have experienced the world outside of the ole U. S. of A.

Patriotic Combo Pots

As July 4th approaches, many of us will have friends and family over to celebrate the holiday. If you have some early spring pots that are in need some sprucing up, here is your opportunity. Try putting these plants together for a dramatic pop of patriotic color that will endure the summer heat.


I have always been in touch with the weather. I guess I can trace it back to my parents. My dad grew up on a farm - you had to know what was going on, crops depended on it.

Gardening Tip: Succulents

Summer is in full swing and the oppressive heat and humidity here in South Louisiana is taking its toll on our gardens. While flowers are struggling there is one group of plants that thrive in this environment: Succulents. Now is the perfect time to plant a succulentgarden.

I was not born in this state. Which is a funny thing with a last name like Quebedeaux. My parents are from here and lived the majority of their lives here, so I am "from" here. After my family had a brief stint living away (approx. 15 years), we came back home in the mid-80's.