LSU AgCenter

Don’t neglect winter landscape, garden projects

Applying mulch around the base of a plant can help preserve soil moisture and potect roots from cold weather during winter.
--Rick Bogren Photo

HAMMOND — Most of us relax during late fall and winter. Our minds turn more toward the holiday seasons and less toward our landscaping and gardening efforts.

Japanese maples make good small specimen trees

More than 100 Japanese maple varieties being evaluated in LSU AgCenter trials with more to come.
--Allen Owings photo

HAMMOND — Japanese maples have the potential to be one of the most outstanding small trees for specimen plantings and focal-point use in residential landscapes in the Southeast.

Franklin resident part of LaHouse Home open house air quality talk

LSU AgCenter extension housing specialist Claudette Reichel (standing) talks about features of LaHouse with Pete and Maureen Rucci at the LaHouse seasonal Saturday open house on Nov. 1 while Jim Chambers listens.
--Tobie Blanchard Photo

BATON ROUGE — Louis Fournet was thinking of moving. He suffers from allergies and has a hard time finding relief in Louisiana’s humid climate.


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