Today iam celebrating The flower of July the beautiful water lily I found blooming in an old sugar pot at the Visitor center in Opelousas, LA.
Most salvias prefer full sun and well-drained soils, but some will bloom well in part shade. Once established, most salvia species are quite drought-tolerant and require little care. Excessive water and fertilizer can increase fungal disease problems for salvias. Most salvias prefer slightly acidic soils. In the Heat of South Louisiana this plant is the backbone [...]
The Red River runs south from Oklahoma to eventually join the mighty Mississippi River. Along the way, up in the northwestern corner of Louisiana, it divides Caddo and Bossier Parishes. Caddo Parish’s largest city is Shreveport, but that historic city is located in the southernmost part of the parish. The majority of Caddo’s land and [...]
Magnolia tree and its flowers are the scent of the South. Louisiana and Mississippi, both choose the Magnolia as the sate flower. What does magnolia smell like? Magnolia has a sweet floral fragrance that's lightly fruity, with some comparing the scent to that of Champagne. Its fresh yet relaxing aroma makes it incredibly popular in aromatherapy. [...]
Welcome to my Home this Tuesday ! And today I am posting about a different May flowers - Wildflowers What is a Wildflower? A wildflower (or wild flower) is a flower that grows in the wild, meaning it was not intentionally seeded or planted. Eatable Wildflowers: Edible flowers are one of the most unique foods in nature’s “produce [...]