Dr. Harold and Laurie Brandt's home could be called their family tree.
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Thursday, February 09, 2017
Attorney Charles Landry was only a day away from signing a purchase agreement on a home in Lafayette's River Ranch when one step into a new home under construction in Baton Rouge changed everything.
Thursday, February 09, 2017
Thursday, February 02, 2017
Many homeowners perform the majority of their annual gardening in springtime only, often forgetting or ignoring the winter as one of the best times to add seasonal plants to the landscape or container gardens.
Saturday, January 28, 2017
Friday, January 27, 2017
The NOLA Home Show is slated for Saturday and Sunday, Jan. 28-29, at the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, 900 Convention Center Blvd.
The Friends of Hilltop Arboretum will hold its annual symposium, "Landscape for Life: How to Harness Nature’s Power to Create a Healthy, Beautiful Home Landscape" on Saturday, Jan. 28.
Thursday, January 26, 2017
Linda Allen got lucky when she decided to give up her 700-square-foot New York City apartment and return home to Baton Rouge.
The Home and Remodeling Show and Ralph’s Markets Food Fest will be held Jan. 28-29 at the Lamar Dixon Expo Center in Gonzales. Show hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days.
Thursday, January 19, 2017
Thursday, January 19, 2017
Thursday, January 12, 2017
What should be done for the landscape after a freeze? Caution is often the best way to go, says LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dan Gill.
Thursday, December 29, 2016
Although winter is an excellent time for adding hardy trees, shrubs and ground covers to the landscape, it also is a time to be cautious about creating problems that could invite termites into your home. This is especially true when creating and p…
Thursday, December 22, 2016
Picking fresh fruit from your own yard or garden can be a delicious way to add beauty and taste to your home landscape. And the best time to plant fruit trees in Louisiana is now through January, says LSU AgCenter horticulturist Allen Owings.
Thursday, December 15, 2016
Editor's note: This is a Christmas visit to the Comeaux family, which EatPlayLive is following as it rebuilds from the flood.
Thursday, December 08, 2016
A holiday tradition artist Judi Betts started with a few hand-designed cards more than 50 years ago is now what she calls a "kiss on the cheek" for 2,500 lucky recipients.
Many homeowners and commercial landscapers are noticing clusters of honey colored mushrooms in their landscapes. These mushrooms are fruiting bodies of Armillaria root rot caused by the species of the fungus Armillaria, says LSU AgCenter plant pat…
Thursday, December 01, 2016
People thought Flip and Nancy Roberts were crazy when, before they even moved in, they more than doubled the size of the house they had just bought.
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
All those leaves you're raking and dead plants being pulled out of beds can be put to good use by recycling them back into the landscape as mulch or compost.
Thursday, November 24, 2016
ST. FRANCISVILLE — The materials were old as were the plans, but with an infusion of lots of new ideas, Kate and Charles Seal created their dream home.
Fall landscapes are full of plant materials that can add beauty to your holiday decorations. LSU AgCenter horticulturist Dan Gill suggests looking for attractive foliage, bright berries, decorative cones and pods to bring indoors for holiday ornam…
Thursday, November 17, 2016
This has been a big year for René and Bill Firesheets. To celebrate their special birthdays — she turned 60, and he turned 65 — they renewed their wedding vows in the shadow of the World Trade Center in New York City. Then, out of the blue, someon…
Cultures all over the world cook with flowers for the unique flavors and colors they add to food, but Americans rarely use edible flowers in cooking.
Thursday, November 10, 2016
Most cool-season bedding plants like full sun, but some beautiful shade-loving plants produce colorful flowers during the cooler months.
Wednesday, November 09, 2016
Tired of the same old centerpiece on turkey day? Here's some inspiration for a table that will wow from some of the area's top designers and florists who brought on the glitz and glam for the recent Dining by Design fundraiser.
Thursday, November 03, 2016
Thursday, October 27, 2016
Monday, October 24, 2016
The ideal planting time for cool-season bedding plants in Louisiana runs from late September through early December. Some do better planted earlier, while others do better planted later in the season.
Thursday, October 20, 2016
LAFAYETTE — Growing up, Carolyn French formed her concept of what a beautiful home should be by spending summers in Natchez with a relative. The house on Waterside Drive fit that vision.
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Renée and Brett Furr had lived in their home seven years and had no thoughts of moving — until they heard the Ramsey house down the street was for sale.
Thursday, October 06, 2016
Like so many others, Russell and Amy Comeaux never imagined that the home they built in Clearlake Estates in 2001 would be one of thousands devastated by this summer's flood.
The star of a new HGTV home renovation show will bring her light and bright, cost-conscious style to a Baton Rouge event focused on helping homeowners rebuild after historic flooding.
Caladiums are among the most reliable summer bedding plants for providing color in shady areas and even in sunny beds. They stay attractive despite the intense heat of summer and are rarely bothered by insects or disease.
Thursday, September 29, 2016
More than 5,000 plants, trees and shrubs will be for sale when the LSU Hilltop Arboretum holds its annual Plantfest Oct. 1-2.