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Edema

The Senior Horticulturist Allen Owings of Bracy’s Nursery has answered this question many times in the last month. Why do my sasanqua leaves look like this (see photo)? This is

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Do’s and Don’ts for maintaining summer landscapes

The Southern Louisiana summer is one full of heat. Be careful as you venture outdoors to tend to your yard and landscape, wearing proper sun protection and keeping good hydration.

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Plan, and Prepare Landscape Beds Carefully

The weather feels perfect! Nights and early mornings are still cool, and the days are beginning to warm up and get longer. Drive through any local neighborhood in the evening

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Tea Scale

Tea Scale

Tea scale is our most major insect pest on camellias and sasanquas. Horticultural oil sprays are a recommended control method. Oil sprays kill by suffocating so contact to the insects

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Dogwoods!

Dogwoods!

Our great dogwoods (Cornus florida) once reigned supreme as one of the traditional Southern landscape plants. Dogwoods are deciduous, spring-flowering trees native to the eastern half of the United States

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AZALEA LACE BUGS

It is early spring but be sure to be on the lookout for AZALEA LACE BUGS. These will show up first on the lower foliage of your azaleas. The first

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Indian Hawthorns Suffer Entomosporium Leaf Spot

How are Indian hawthorns (Rhaphiolepis) looking in your residential and commercial landscapes? The weather conditions the past couple years across many areas of the South have been rough on these

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Black Sooty Mold

Black Sooty Mold

Symptoms: Black coating on upper side of leaves. It may appear as a dark haze, or be thick enough to turn the leaves entirely black. It has a dry appearance,

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