It's a common sound that you're likely to hear early, but not too early, on a Louisiana Saturday morning. From Ruston to Rosepine and Bossier City to Breaux Bridge "the weekend squires" will be out in force either walking behind or sitting on top of a lawnmower.

And if your Louisiana neighborhood is like mine, there will be more than a few mowers, weed whackers, and leaf blowers serenading the start of your weekend with a low-humming drone of small gas engines.

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The lawncare season in Louisiana is a long one. The state stretches through landscape zones 8a-9b. If you're not familiar with landscape zones, you should get familiar with them. They make it easier to choose the proper plants to add to your landscape.

In layman's terms, landscape zones represent the average range of temperature and moisture that is available in those geographic locations. This will not come as a shock to anyone who has ever set foot outside in Louisiana during the summer months, but we are considered to be "humid and subtropical" as far as our climate description goes.

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When it comes to our landscape for most families the lawn is the largest plant investment we have around our homes. A lush green lawn is not only nice to look at but it does add thousands of dollars in value to your home's resale value. It also serves as a cool respite from some of the summer heat too.

But how do you get that "Major League Baseball Park" look for your lawn? It's not as difficult as you might imagine. But to do that, you'll need the answers to these most commonly asked lawn care questions.

Answers to the 5 Most Asked Questions About Your Lawn


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