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Louisiana gardening by the month: What to plant and when to plant it for a gorgeous garden all year long

Happy New Year and may it bring all the gardening successes you desire.

Whether you’re an avid gardener or a homeowner just trying to keep your yard tidy, your work will be more efficient and effective if you plan your activities and understand the gardening seasons in our area. To jump start your planning, here’s a schedule of important gardening activities by the month.

Your Fall Home Maintenance Checklist

Fall is a good time to take care of big home repair projects before shorter days (and in many areas, ice and snow) make outdoor work too difficult. And if you do live in an area with cold winters, take some time this fall to boost energy efficiency throughout your home, and prevent damage from winter storms with proper tree care (we spoke with an expert to find out what you need to do). Tick these 15 items off your list this season, and you can rest easy knowing that your home and yard are buttoned up and ready for winter.