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 Choosing Your Fruit Tree
Home-grown vine or tree-ripened fruit is higher in quality than that bought at the grocery store. Growing your own fruit can be profitable and satisfying, and most fruit trees add to your landscape.  The decision to plant fruit should involve careful variety selection. Not all fruit species are adapted to all areas of Louisiana.  Many factors ultimately determine the adaptation of a given fruit species to an area.  Chill hour requirements, insect and disease resistance, sunlight, drainage and space are, to name a few, information to consider in selecting the fruit that will suit your needs. Read More...
Frost/Freeze Checklist

Protecting your plants ahead of potential frost or freeze will decrease chances of damage.

~Apply a 2 inch layer of mulch around your shrubs and hardy perennials.