Protect plants from winter freezes

When a freeze is coming, cover tender plants with cloth that’s supported to prevent breaking the plant and secure the cloth at ground level to keep out the cold.
--LSU AgCenter/Dan Gill photo

HAMMOND — Winter is here, and this time of year brings questions about protecting landscape plants during the cold months of December, January and February.

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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