Violent thunderstorms can occur around the state during summer, and in south Louisiana high winds from hurricanes are a real concern.
Late October through March is prime time for planting hardy trees, shrubs and ground covers in Louisiana landscapes.
ALEXANDRIA — Although no stranger to rain and floods, Louisiana has seen a record number of extreme weather occurrences since 2014, and no area of the state has been immune, said LSU AgCenter fore
Often, the things people plant first in new landscapes are the lawn and shade trees. As time goes on, however, sun-loving lawn grasses and shade trees don’t go together particularly well.
Proper watering can make the difference between life and death to newly planted lawns, trees, shrubs, flower and vegetable transplants, and ground covers during summer.