Louisiana Gardener

HOW LOW CAN YOU GROW?

Low-growing, low-maintenance perennials for your landscape Story and Photos by Richelle Stafne “First you spread your limbo feet, Then you move to limbo beat, Limbo ankolimboneee, Bend back like a limbo tree … Limbo lower now, Limbo lower now, How low can you [GROW]?”  Selecting low-growing, low-maintenance perennials for your landscape may be easier than doing …

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WATTLE

An old construction technique that’s perfect for the modern garden Story and Photos by Cynthia Wood If you’ve visited historical gardens, you’ve probably noticed fences that resemble wooden croquet wickets. These are variations of wattle, an ancient craft that’s been practiced in England and Europe since the Bronze Age.  Although wattle was traditionally made with …

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