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Get It Growing: Fall is tardy in Deep South

Garden shows, like the Fall Garden Show at the Botanical Gardens in New Orleans City Park, provide opportunities to get ideas and find new plants for the cool-season landscape. Now is the time for fall landscape grooming.
--LSU AgCenter/Johnny Morgan

For much of the nation, September marks the end of summer. Indeed, according to the calendar, fall will officially start at the autumnal equinox on Sept. 22.

Now is the last chance to prune, fertilize many plants

It’s too late in the season to prune many spring-flowering shrubs, such as this frostproof gardenia. But many non-flowering shrubs need care now.
--LSU AgCenter/Dan Gill

August is a month when gardeners should think about two important aspects of landscape maintenance — fertilizing and pruning.

AgCenter names top bedding plants

White is a new color addition in the Divine series of New Guinea impatiens.
-- Allen Owings Photo

HAMMOND — Since the debut of a landscape horticulture research and extension program at the LSU AgCenter Hammond Research Station eight years ago, we have continued to expand the research gardens.

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