gardening

Bayou Garden
6:58 am
Sat April 19, 2014

Keeping Kids Safe in the Garden

Child in the garden.
Credit Jaine / Flickr

Just as you would child proof an indoor room, it's important to take precautions in the yard.


Bayou Garden
6:28 am
Sat December 28, 2013

What Keeps a Gardner Busy in Winter

An elephant ear wet with winter rain.
Credit praline3001 / Flickr

Winter is not necessarily a time of rest for southeast Louisiana gardeners, even though our lawns, trees, and shrubs are dormant and we get plenty of rain.

Bayou Garden
6:37 am
Sat July 27, 2013

Something to Do with the Kids this Summer: Gardening

Credit Occidental Arts & Ecology Center

Introduce your kids to the joy of gardening and get them some exercise of their bodies and brains at the same time.

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Bayou Garden
6:53 am
Sat January 12, 2013

The Garden is Drowning

While you're singing, "Rain, Rain, Go Away," your plants are too.


Bayou Garden
7:35 am
Sat December 15, 2012

Winter Garden Chores

Tools of the trade.
Credit Mike Carroll / Flickr

While the pace of things in the garden is slow, it's a good time to clean-up and repair tools and tuck plants in for cooler, wetter weather.

Dan Gill offers a winter gardening to-do list.