Here’s the One Room Where Home Staging Will Pay Off the Most

As most of us know, home staging can help sell a house—particularly in the living room, which has gotten a bad rap lately as a waste of space. The fact is, first impressions matter, and the living room is usually near the entry point for most homes. Reality check: This room may not be the … Continue reading Here’s the One Room Where Home Staging Will Pay Off the Most

Photo Flip: Behold These Bold Kitchen Backsplashes

The kitchen backsplash presents an opportunity to bring color, pattern and texture to your space, and plenty of designers on Houzz have maximized this surface area in their work. From graphic tiles to aged copper and dramatic quartz, the possibilities are many. Here are 62 standout kitchen backsplashes that you can use as inspiration for … Continue reading Photo Flip: Behold These Bold Kitchen Backsplashes

Louisiana gardening by the month: June!

Here's what to plant in June‼️  Heat-tolerant vegetables that can be planted in June include collards, cucuzzi, eggplant, hot pepper, luffa, Malabar spinach, mirliton, New Zealand spinach, okra, peanut, pumpkin, Southern peas, edible soybeans, squash and sweet potato (use "slips" or rooted cuttings). Herbs that may be planted now include basil, perilla, sesame, mints, oregano, … Continue reading Louisiana gardening by the month: June!

Louisiana gardening by the month: May!

Here's what to plant in May ‼️  Excellent hot-weather vegetables that can be planted now include amaranth, cantaloupe, cucuzzi, cushaw, eggplant, Malabar spinach, edible soybean, peanuts, pumpkin, Southern peas, hot peppers, lima beans, luffa gourd, mirliton, okra, sweet potato, watermelon and yard-long beans. Remove developing seed pods from s Louisiana iris, agapanthus and amaryllis when … Continue reading Louisiana gardening by the month: May!

Louisiana gardening by the month: April!

Here's what to plant in April‼️  Excellent hot weather vegetables that can be planted now include cucuzzi, cushaw, eggplants, peanuts, pumpkins, Southern peas, hot peppers, lima beans, luffa gourds, okra and yard-long beans. Continue to plant transplants of tomatoes and peppers and seeds of snap beans, squash and cucumbers. If you need to, prune spring-flowering … Continue reading Louisiana gardening by the month: April!