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Shallots are easy to grow and taste wonderful in holiday dishes. Plant them soon if you want a crop by Thanksgiving.
Let's Salsa is an online salsa gardening class.
Blossom end rot and buckeye rot are common problems with tomatoes.
Have horse flies been driving you nuts? Using repellants will give you some relief.
A newsletter for horticulturists. Growing beans in the fall, chamberbitter control, utilizing a rain gauge, and controlling cool season weeds.
The Florida Parishes produce an abundance of spring wildflowers.
Have you noticed toothpick like growths sticking out of your tree?
A newsletter for horticulturists. Industrial hemp and pruning azaleas.
Banana shrubs have a lovely fragrance but tend to look shabby in the spring.
Cucuzza is a unique gourd to add to your vegetable garden. They are edible and are popular in Italian cooking.
Information about the Feliciana Master Gardener class.
A newsletter for horticulturists. Planting for fall color, green onions, and buttonbush.
November through February is the best time to plant trees. Planting now will deliver spectacular fall color next year.
Finding plants that provide color in shady areas can be a challenge. Fortunately, there are some lovely options.
A newsletter for horticulturists. Fig problems, starting seeds, and ornamental peppers.
Spiny pigweed is one of the worst weeds home gardeners deal with.
A newsletter for horticulturists. Cool spring delays plant growth, blossom end rot, and fertilizing lawns.
Black flies, or buffalo gnats, are a major nusiance in the Feliciana parishes in spring.
Deer can be a nuisance to gardeners in certain parts of Louisiana. Here are some practical tips to help you lessen deer damage in your landscape.
A newsletter for horticulturists.Plant sweet peas now, cool season vegetable issues, mulch, and houseplants.
A newsletter for horticulturists. Plan fall gardens now, planting trees and shrubs, Camelot Foxglove
The orange dog caterpillar may look ugly now, but in a few short weeks it will turn into a beautiful butterfly.
A pre-emergence herbicide application can save you time, money and effort by killing the weed shortly after the seeds germinate.
Zinnias thrive in hot weather. A late summer planting will provide color throughout the fall.
Start planning for fall vegetable and flower gardens now and you will save time and money when its time to buy plants.
Following good cultural practices and scouting for insects and disease will allow homeowners to enjoy pecans year after year.
Enrollment cards for 4-H enrollment for the 2020-2021 school year
Mayhaw trees are native to Louisiana and do well in this area.
Crape Myrtle's vibrant flowers, long blooming season, disease and pest resistance, and relatively small size make them an excellent tree to add to your yard.
Growing citrus in the Feliciana parishes can be tricky. Be sure to choose cold hearty varieties.
Challenge Camp is a fun two day camp for 7th and 8th graders where they learn team building skills and complete fun educational challenges.
School is out and there are so many wonderful things to do. So, let’s make it fun.
Is it hard for kids to remain healthy during a time of social distancing?
Walking & bicycling are critical modes of transportation that deserve more attention. They're resilient transportation modes healthy for mind, body, & planet.
Figs are one of the most popular fruits grown in the South. They are a good source of dietary fiber, natural sugars, iron, calcium, and potassium.
School garden harvest during COVID-19 leads to donation of 300+ carrots to the West Feliciana Parish Food Pantry.
Hang your next load of clean shirts, dresses or pants on hangers outside and let them dry in the warm spring sunshine and breeze. It will be good exercise.
Soy is a plant-based complete protein, containing all nine amino acids that does not come from an animal. Learn more about the health benefits of soy.
People who eat more fruits and vegetables as part of an overall healthy diet are likely to have a reduced risk of some chronic diseases.
Nutrition lessons taught at the outdoor kitchen in New Orleans City Park's Botanical Gardens for Family Medicine Residents at East Jefferson General Hospital.
To sign up for one of the West Feliciana Shooting Sports Team fill out the form and return to the West Feliciana 4H Office.
Gardening tips for southeast Louisiana homeowners.
Article describing nutrition programs delivered to youth at the West Feliciana Parks & Rec Summer Camp during the Summer of 2019.
Lost Camp is a camp for 7th & 8th graders interested in Outdoors, Science and Technology typically held in late July.
News article about the nutrition programs being delivered by LSU AgCenter Area Nutrition Agent, Layne Langley, to the West Feliciana Council on Aging clients.
Students at Bains Lower Elementary in St. Francisville, Louisiana have been learning about nutrition and school gardens.
Family & Consumer Sciences, 4-H Youth Development, and Horticulture/Ag & Natural Resources.
Family & Consumer Sciences, 4-H Youth Development, Horticulture/Ag & Natural Resources, and more.
(04/15/20) BATON ROUGE, La. — LSU AgCenter volunteers and 4-H members from around the state are doing their part to keep healthcare workers safe.
Come take a tour through some of St. Francisville's most beautiful private gardens.
This virus causes a respiratory illness, not a gastrointestinal illness, and foodborne exposure to this virus is not known to be a route of transmission.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 may remain viable for several hours.
Celebrate national nutrition month to learn more about the importance of making informed food choices, developing sound eating and physical activity habits.
Dining with Diabetes, Nutrition events, Lunch and Learn "Clean Eating" and more.
Healthy Communities Bike Safety Partnership: Let's Ride in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana. Youth are learning biking skills to ride safely in their neighborhoods.
Find out more information about Fitbit, MyFitnessPal and Strava.
These tips help to reduce the risk of food borne illnesses.
National Diabetes Awareness Month! Know the risks, healthy ways to eat, the Idaho diet, and Dining with Diabetes educational series.