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Removing dead leaves and other debris from storm drains helps assure storm water will not collect and flood streets and homes.
—The Daily Review/Diane Miller Fears

Prepare lawns, gardens for hurricane season

The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season will begin on June 1 and last until Nov. 30. Now is the time to prepare your yard, gardens and landscapes for bad weather.

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Chaste trees produce showy 5- to 7-inch spikes of small lavender blue flowers from late May through June in Louisiana with a second flush of flowers again in July or early August. Shoal Creek a Louisiana Super Plant.
—LSU AgCenter/Heather Kirk-Ballard

Get It Growing: Chaste tree is great landscape plant

The Oxford English Dictionary defines the word chaste as without unnecessary ornamentation; simple or restrained.



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