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Bring tender container plants under shelter and cover them during hard freezes. Be sure any covering extends to the ground. Remember to remove the covering when the weather warms.
—LSU AgCenter/ Heather Kirk-Ballard photo

Get it Growing: What to do with plants after a freeze

We have had our first hard freeze, in fact we broke low temperature records dating back to 1907.

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Seeds may be planted thickly into plastic flats, trays, pots or other handy containers for later transplanting. Containers should be clean and sturdy, have drainage holes and fit into the space available for growing the young plants.
—LSU AgCenter/Johnny Morgan Photo

Get it Growing: Start plants from seeds

At some point, many gardeners discover seed catalogs offer a much greater selection of annual flowers and vegetables than can be found at the local nursery.



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