Native Plants

What exactly is a native plant? According to the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) a native plant is defined as those that have developed over hundreds or thousands of years in a particular region or ecosystem. In the United States only plants found in this country prior to European settlers are considered to be native. […]

Small Garden chores Can Make A Big Impact | by Mariah Simoneaux

Start 2022 of right. Pick a day to take care of these minor garden chores – you and your plants will be happy you did! Fertilize your citrus trees. The months of January and February are prime time when it comes to citrus tree care. Fertilize your trees now to encourage fruit production and healthy […]

Give Fig Propagation A Try – by Mariah Simoneaux

Give Fig Propagation a Try – Get Growing, Ascension Figs are one of the easiest fruit trees to grow in South Louisiana. They have few insect and disease issues and are well adapted to our hot, humid climate. There are several varieties to choose from when selecting a fig tree for your home landscape. Some […]

Get It Growing, Ascension | New Class of Master Gardeners Graduate

Get Growing, Ascension New Class of Master Gardeners Graduate The Ascension Parish LSU AgCenter is happy to announce the completion of their 2021 Louisiana Master Gardener class. The class, which began in mid-August, concluded with a graduation ceremony held on Tuesday, November 9 at the LSU AgCenter Office at Lamar Dixon. The class was not […]