Recent Blog Posts

Winter is NEAR!!

OK, I might be dreaming, but winter is right around the corner. But first we must deal with fall. Fall is a strange time of year. It can feel like summer for part, tease us with cooler temperatures and then.

We're Louisiana Proud

Southern Louisiana is suffering an unprecedented natural disaster this week. As with most things in life, the Southern Louisiana culture is shining bright. The way we are pulling together to help one another gives me hope.

ZZ Plant Zamioculcas Zamiifolia    Indoor plants can be fun and a great way to bring nature into your home or office. One of the easiest plants to grow indoors (or outside in this case) is the ZZ plant (try to say THAT botanical name 3 times fast).

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 succulent garden.

The growing season in Louisiana can extend from February to September. That is a good eight months in which plants are actively growing! With all this growth, it is important to know when you should and should not prune it.

Summer Bee Cabin

When I was a child, walking with my Grandfather through his tomato garden (he grew them, even though he didn't like them) I remember him using a stick to knock the flowers around a bit. When I asked what he was doing, he said something about the birds and the bees.