I recently came across some poison ivy as I was working in an out-of-the-way area of my landscape. Poison ivy is very abundant in urban, suburban and rural landscapes.
Violent thunderstorms can occur around the state during summer, and in south Louisiana high winds from hurricanes are a real concern.
Our winter landscapes look decidedly different from our landscapes in summer for two major reasons.
Late October through March is prime time for planting hardy trees, shrubs and ground covers in Louisiana landscapes.
The most popular element in landscape design is color, but texture is another important building block.