planting

How to Plant a Tree

Jan 17, 2015
Yellow Gingko Trees wrapped and ready for shipping.
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Friday, Jan. 16, was Louisiana's Arbor Day, the traditional time we celebrate trees by planting them. The ideal tree planting season in Louisiana is November through February.


Earth Day tree planting.
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The ideal planting season for hearty trees and shrubs in the Baton Rouge area finishes up around the end of March.


Runner beans started indoors.
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If you don't mind the possibility of some chilly weather, you can go out and get some planting done in your vegetable garden now.