33 In the Garden

Lafayette residents team up to build community garden near downtown

Residents in two historic neighborhoods near Downtown Lafayette had a busy weekend.

Capitol City Residents gather at River Center for Habitat Home and Garden Show

For the 35th year in a row, people looking to build or remodel their home found useful tips and tools at the Habitat Home and Garden show at the River Center. This event was overseen by the Capital Area Builders association.

Protecting your garden from the cold weather

It's no secret all the recent cold weather can do some damage to your garden. Meteorologist Chris Paulsen explains how you can help protect all your hard work.  

Garden gift ideas for those with a green thumb

Quality tools for the gardener are always welcomed.  Think about making a gidt basket adding extra tools and fun plants not always thought about by everyone.  First pick a decorative basket and add some ivy.

'Super plants' a safe bet for Louisiana's climate

The request for plants that flourish in our climate has been heard. The LSU Ag Center has released what they have dubbed “super plants”.

Fall weather perfect for new growth

Fall weather means garden changes, and it is prime time to add trees, shrubs and ground covers.

When to plant trees, shrubs safely

The most popular asked question at Louisiana Nursery is “When can I safely plant trees and shrubs?” NBC33 Meteorologist Chris Paulsen goes in the garden to bring you the answer.

In the Garden - September 9, 2011

Now is the time to plant fall vegetables: lettuce, tomatoes, cauliflower, and even bell peppers. Make sure you mulch at least 3-4 inches around the plants to protect from stress; this will also keep the roots cool.

End of summer check list

Summer may be nearing its end, but there still lots to do outside. Stormtracker33 Meteorologist Chris Paulsen is in the garden with your August checklist.

Beat back garden pests

Simple solutions to controlling unwatnted garden pest

In The Garden - July 1, 2011

Working in the yard this weekend may be the last thing on your mind, but just in case, we want to help you handle the challenges brought on by this hot dry weather.

Dangerous Heat Today & Tomorrow

The Center for Disease Control and Prevention defines Heat Stroke as: Heat stroke is the most serious heat-related illness.

In The Garden - June 10, 2011

Adding a tree to your garden is a huge step and requires some help, but homeowners often wonder where they can plant the tree so that it will grow correctly and be safe.