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Bayou Garden
Saturdays at 7:35am and 9:35am

From selecting the right plants to proper watering techniques and dealing with pests, host Dan Gill delivers the information you need to garden successfully in Louisiana's unique climate.

Latest Episodes
  • Have you had just enough of the weeds growing in your flower bed? I know I have. As an avid gardener with many other plates spinning in the air, I simply…
  • Designing a garden is one of the more intimidating things gardeners expect of themselves. It's challenging enough to learn all that you need to know in…
  • Mowers and string trimmers that use a monofilament line for cutting down weeds and grass can be very damaging to young trees. Young trees have relatively…
  • August is a transitional time for your vegetable garden. While cool-season planting begins in earnest next month, some of the more heat-tolerant…
  • If you simply can't be satisfied with the occasional chance appearance of a butterfly in your garden, you might consider planting a butterfly garden... a…
  • After dodging the bullet with the short-lived Hurricane Barry, we analyze the difference between freshwater flooding and salt water flooding and how…
  • I've always thought of gardening as a green activity, but there's an argument that some of the things we do when we garden are not necessarily as green as…
  • How do we get our plants through the summer, especially with extended periods of drought followed by torrential downpours? We want to keep our plans from…
  • Hydroponics is an alternative method for growing plants. This now modernized form of horticulture originated during the 1500s and can be used as a…
  • Now is the time to get tomatoes into the ground. Tomatoes are one of the most popular vegetables to grow in Louisiana. They require very little space when…