Timing is important in the garden. Recently, I received an email from a gentleman asking why a his bell pepper leaves were beginning to curl. The bell pepper leaves had evidence of cold damage and mites. The plant could have been sprayed to prevent mites. But more importantly, we want to understnad the ideal window for growing bell peppers in Louisiana. November is outside that window.
This week, we take a moment to promote LSU AgCenter's "Get It Growing" calendar. Published since 2005, the new 2019 edition has been released with tips for the experienced and novice gardener, stunning photos from across Louisiana, and a how-to section on raised beds from former Bayou Garden host Dan Gill.