cool season

Bayou Garden
6:41 am
Sat October 26, 2013

Warm Season Bedding Plants Look Terrible in Winter

Columbine “Swan Blue white” – Bicolored columbines grace landscapes in April with their stately flower stalks arising above the plant foliage.
Credit LSU Ag Center

Tender perennials have a lot of stamina -- they may actually look great in November when it's time to put the cool season bedding plants in -- but it's best to pull them out.


Bayou Garden
7:42 am
Sat December 1, 2012

Not Too Late to Plant Cool Season Bedding Plants

Pansies blooming in Shreveport, La.
Credit Will-travel

Cool season bedding plants thrive in the mild days and chilly nights during the fall, winter, and spring in Louisiana.

Dan Gill says now is the time to plant bedding plants to get a tremendous display of flowers in spring.