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Gardening Tools Alexandria LA

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Hickory Hill Nursery Llc
(318) 748-6838
10 Martin Springs Rd
Forest Hill, LA

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Doug Young Nursery
(318) 748-6787
29 Roberts Rd
Forest Hill, LA

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Harb's Oasis Ltd
(225) 756-2720
13827 Coursey Blvd
Baton Rouge, LA
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Annuals, Bulbs, Chemicals, Crop Protection, Garden Center Marketing, Garden Centers / Nurseries, Garden Ornaments, Groundcovers, Horticulture Companies, Mulch, Perennials, Pest Control Supplies, Plants, Roses, Seeds, Shrubs, Trees

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O'neals Farm & Garden, Llc
(318) 255-5494
103 South Bonner Road
Ruston, LA
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Groundcovers, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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Moran's Nursery
(225) 766-3138
8680 Perkins Rd
Baton Rouge, LA

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Green Garden Nursery
(318) 748-6049
189 Whaley Rd
Forest Hill, LA

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J.J.'s Lawn Service
(318) 201-1512
PO Box 35
Echo, LA

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Grahams Nursery
(985) 345-6108
43270 E Pleasant Ridge Rd
Hammond, LA

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Broussard La Foliage Greenhouse
(337) 233-5936
109 Pillette Rd
Lafayette, LA

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Twin Oaks
(318) 255-9207
650 E Georgia Ave
Ruston, LA
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Groundcovers, Perennials, Plants, Shrubs, Trees

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Outside Tips




Gardens

Watering Your Lawn

Your lawn loves to be watered in the early morning hours. Less water evaporates at this time and since the wind is usually low, it also won't blow your water around.
If you must water later in the day, try to get done before an hour or two before sunset. This allows the grass to dry before night, thereby reducing the chances of any fungal diseases.

Planting Trees

Spring is a great time to plant or transplant trees. Certain tree types need to be planted before their leaves begin to open. They are: magnolia, maple, holly, dogwood, beech and birch. Early planting will also give them time to heal wounds and cuts that might have occurred during their moving, giving you a healthier tree.

Felling Trees

Spring is the time of the year to cut down trees that you will want to use next fall for firewood. To get drier wood follow these recommendations. Wait until the leaves have developed before you cut down the tree. Cut and leave branches and leaves intact. Allow tree to lie in the sun for at least 4 weeks before cutting into blocks. The leaves on the tree will hasten the evaporation of the moisture remaining in the tree, thereby producing drier firewood.

Overlooked Garden Tool

The machete is one of the most overlooked garden tools around! It can be very useful in outside work. It hacks through overgrown grass, then you can use the mower more effectively.

Garden Hose

To get your garden hose into hard-to-reach spots try attaching the hose to a broomstick or piece of wood with duct tape, cloth or even long twist ties. This little trick can save you from trampling on outside plants, or useful for wheelchair or handicapped gardeners!

Gardening-Raised Beds

Get a jump on spring planting in the northern climates by using raised garden beds. The raised beds warm up quickly in the spring, so you can start some plantings earlier. Raised beds help with good drainage and hold the ferti...

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