Articles / Video

Termites 101

  Did you know New Orleans is the termite capitol of North America?  Entomologist Ed Martin says we have to contend with two species in the South.   According to Ed, “Besides our regular native subterranean termites, we have the largest infestation of Formosan subterranean termites that were brought into North America after WWII.”  Their colonies … Continue reading

Inspiration / Video

Tips to Create a Perfect Spring Planter…Even if You Have a Brown Thumb!

Spring has sprung at the Plant Gallery on Airline Highway, where the nursery is full of colorful blooms waiting to brighten your patio or garden.  Unfortunately, I don’t exactly have a green thumb, but Kenny Rabalais says he can help me out! When creating a planter, Rabalais always starts with good soil.  If he’s using … Continue reading