It’s June here in southern Louisiana and most of us know the drill. Listen to hurricane gurus guess wrong about the number of storms. Check battery stockpiles. Grab some extra nonperishable food & water supplies. Put your hands on important documents…insurance, wills, photographs, etc. Get extra gas in the spare cans for the generator. Inspect […]
If you drive around metro New Orleans or Baton Rouge, or if you have palm trees in your yard, there’s a good chance you’ve noticed our local palm trees don’t look so hot. Their leaves (or frond as we call them) are brown and droopy. Their crowns are often flat seem to have no life. […]
Living in southern Louisiana is truly a gift. Mild winters. Red beans on Mondays. The Saints. LSU. But sometimes living here is frustrating. Hurricanes. Tropical heat. Termites. This time of year termites are EVERYWHERE in southern Louisiana! They’re swarming around lights at night. Splattering on your windshield during the day. Getting whisked out of your […]
WDSU-TV 9 interviews Bayou Tree Service on best practices for protecting your tropical plants this winter.
NEW ORLEANS — Minutes from the New Orleans Central Business District, an airboat whisks us into another world, a seemingly untouched place populated by alligators and bald eagles. But Russell Easley grew up here, and he’s seen dramatic changes in the southeast Louisiana landscape since his childhood. “The trees used to come way out here. […]
R. STEPHANIE BRUNO | SPECIAL TO THE ADVOCATE If you always thought it was folly to plant anything in the heat of the summer, you may need to adjust your outlook. Experts say summer is the ideal time to plant one of the most dramatic contributors to local landscapes — a palm. “Palms are natives of […]