Louisiana

Try some new daylily varieties

Goldie Locks daylily, a new variety in the Southern Living Plant Collection, was developed in Louisiana by Dale Westmoreland at Westfarms Nursery in Franklinton.
--Southern Living Plant Collection photo

HAMMOND — Daylilies are one of the most popular flowering plants for late spring and early summer Louisiana landscapes.

Formosan termite numbers rising

A wooden stick that had been buried in the ground in a “crate bait” for one month is teeming with Formosan subterranean termites. Scientists use the baits to capture termites that are then used for research. A 1-foot-square crate with 40 sticks can attract as many as 30,000 termites in a week.
--LSU AgCenter Photo

BATON ROUGE — Mimicking the growing population of East Baton Rouge Parish, the number of Formosan subterranean termites found in traps across the area is also increasing.

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