Watering Restrictions in Baton Rouge, LA

While neighboring states wilt under high summer temps and crippling water restrictions, Baton Rouge has the pleasure of unfettered watering privileges. But just because you can use unlimited amounts of water, doesn’t mean you should. In fact, preserving this natural resource is a priority in our area, even if we aren’t seeing a shortage. Read […]

Native plants for Baton Rouge, LA

Living in a subtropical planting zone has its advantages. One of the most noteworthy is the wide range of beautiful native plants we can use for landscaping. Natives are an optimal choice for yards and gardens because they’re already adapted to all the conditions the Gulf Coast environment can throw at them. They provide habitat […]

New Orleans, LA Native Plants

New Orleans is full of Southern charm, but the city showcases more than jazz clubs, beignets, and Mardi Gras parades. New Orleans has beautiful architecture and stunning plants and flowers that are native to Louisiana and the Big Easy.  The Louisiana Native Plant Society and the Native Plant Initiative of Greater New Orleans (NPI) keep […]

The Definitive Guide to Planting for Pollinators in New Orleans

Due to our mild winters and warm summers, it can seem that we are spoilt rotten with pollinators here in New Orleans, LA. However, pollinators in the United States are in danger, and it is imperative that we take care of them. According to the Xerxes society (1), the Western United States population of Monarch […]