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Mirlitons

January 27th, 2013

We have been lucky enough to find a local grower of mirlitons. So, this year we will have the Louisiana Heirloom Mirliton. We will also have some other varieties from the surrounding areas as well as some from Florida.

Newsletter 2/9/11

February 9th, 2011

Fire ant control

Though you may not be bothered at this time by Fire ants,  it’s a good time to begin your control. I have been using a fipronil product for several years called Over-n-out.  Applied in February, before activity begins, this product will last the entire season.  It is very slow to eliminate existing mounds but does an excellent job of preventing.  This is the reason for the early application.

Spring weed control

Spring weeds, annual and perennial alike, are beginning to raise their ugly heads.  Atrazine used early in the season will eliminate many of these pests before they can produce next years crop of seed.  Atrazine works well in cool temperatures and will kill Poa annua (annual bluegrass) which many other lawn herbicides do not control.  Apply when weeds first appear for best control. Atrizine may take 10-14 days to work so bepatient. A second application can be made two to three weeks after the first if necessary. Follow up applications may be in the form of weed-and-feed products containing Atrazine once the grass has broken dormancy.

Feed your citrus

Citrus trees can be fertilized in February using a good Citrus/Fruit Tree Food with a  minor nurtient package that has kicked up zinc. Field grade fertilizers like 13-13-13 will supply your citrus with plenty of NPK but without the essential minor nutrients that are needed for a healthy plant.

Time to prune roses

Now is the time to prune your roses.   Do NOT prune climbers at this time. (or any others that bloom in spring only)  Wait until after spring bloom,  if  pruning is needed on your climbers.

Root Camp 2011

February 5th, 2011

Naylor's Root Camp

On February 26, 2011, Naylors will be having the spring class of Root Camp. It will cover spring crops from planting to harvest along with  soil preparation, fertilization, pest and disease control. Registration is $20 and you will receive a complimentary t-shirt.

Root camp is full.  We will offer another camp in the fall.

Space limited to 20 participants and spots are guaranteed upon payment

Full refund for cancellations at least 48 hours in advance

Seeds and Peanuts

January 25th, 2011

Peanuts have arrived. This year we have Viginia Jumbo White Peanuts.

We have also received our spring seed shipment for this year. Check our Seed Page for current availability.

Don’t forget to get your potatoes and onions. We still have plenty of white and red potatoes. The last shipment of onions has arrived as well so get them while the getting’s good!

NEW Roses

January 20th, 2011

We have just received a brand new shipment of roses. Your can check out the varieties that we stock  HERE.

ONION STARTS

November 16th, 2010

Onion starts should be in this week.  We will have Texas SuperSweet,  Yellow Granex (Vidalia), Southern Belle Red, and Candy.  Candy is the intermediate day length onion.  Call us to make sure plants have arrived.

Louisiana Super Plants

October 24th, 2010

We now have Louisiana Super Plants. The plants have been tested to grow in our climate and look great in our landscapes. We carry the ShiShi Gashira Camelia Sasanqua in a 3 gallon pot for 19.99 along with Amazon Dianthis and Camelot Fox Glove in four inch pots for $1.99ea. You can find more information on these plants at the LSU Agcenter website.

Rye Grass

October 21st, 2010

Q: I want to plant rye grass this fall. Is it time to do this and what type
should I plant if I don’t want to cut my grass this winter? Thanks!

A: It is now time to plant rye grass for winter cover. If you don’t want to
mow it this winter I would suggest you plant Panterra dwarf annual. It is fine textured and short growing.

BUG ALERT

September 21st, 2010

SOD WEBWORMS are amongst us.  If  you find yourself  inundated with little white or tan moths in the lawn, shrubs, under the eaves or carport you’re probably on the verge of having your lawn mowed by sod webworms.

Spray now with Bifenthrin or Permethrin to shortstop these little vermin.

Chinch Bug Alert

September 11th, 2010

If you have St. Aug grass check for chinch bugs.  We are seeing a lot of problems.  Use a bifenthrin granule or spray to control.  Remember to use a fall fertilizer to increase vigor of your grass next spring.  We recommend Fertilome Winterizer.