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March 2020 GNO Gardening Newsletter

Posted on March 26, 2020 at 12:00 AM Comments comments (0)


The LSU Ag Center produces an interesting monthly newsletter specific to our area. 

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We Are Working During the Coronavirus Quarantine

Posted on March 24, 2020 at 5:55 PM

 Yay!!! Your Happy Garden is Here!!

Your Happy Garden wants to help you enjoy your outdoor space during this strange and serious time. We are ready to beautify your green space so you can take pleasure in the outdoors while the weather is nice, and in spite of our current social constraints.


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October 2017 Update

Posted on October 9, 2017 at 1:50 PM Comments comments (11)

First, let's all count our blessings that Nate was "all bark and no bite!" It's been a busy hurricane season.  Let's hope it slows down here on out.

Speaking of slowing down, plant growth also starts slowing down this month, so be sure to cut down on the amount of irrigation you have going.  If we have regular rain, you can turn off the sprinkler entirely for your grass.  As the weather gets cooler and cooler, you can also bring down the irrigation to other plants and shr...

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September 2017 Update

Posted on September 28, 2017 at 11:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Your Happy Garden is proud to embark on our third year of business!  Thank you to all of our clients who have made these last two years a success.  And a big shoutout to all of our crewmembers with whom we could not do without.  Rain or shine, hot or cold, sunny or cloudy -- we are here to brighten your world with natural beauty and share the secret to a happy garden!

Contrary to conventional wisdom, fall is THE BEST TIME TO PLANT; if you are putting off updating your lan...

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Your Happy Garden Earns "Best of" Badge

Posted on May 3, 2017 at 5:55 PM Comments comments (0)

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Your Happy Garden was just awarded Home Advisor's Best of Home Advisor 2017 badge!

Thank you to all of our clients for your positive response to our work!!!!

April Tids and Tidbits

Posted on April 2, 2017 at 11:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Dear Gardening Afficiondas and Friends,

Spring is here, and we are all busy as bees cleaning up the winter detritus and beautifying our yards.  Pulling weeds, cutting back the dead stuff that couldn't survive the barest of winters we experienced this year, planting new flowers and shrubs, remulching, resodding, etc., etc.  We're full of ideas and the possibilities to create beauty seem endless.  It is both back breaking work and incredibly fulfilling; kind of an oxymoron ...

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September Tids and Tidbits

Posted on January 22, 2017 at 9:45 AM Comments comments (1)



"The garden is a love song, a duet between a human being and Mother Nature." - Jeff Cox


If you agree, as we do, with this sentiment expressed by American garden writer Jeff Cox, then why not gift a garden to a loved one who enjoys a garden or gardening Give the unique gift of a garden for Christmas, Mother's Day, a birthday, or to celebrate a new home. Surprise a spouse!! Mark any special occasion with a garden &#...

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July Tids and Tidbits

Posted on July 11, 2016 at 6:10 AM

July is all about Heat, Heat, Heat, and MORE Heat…


As we swelter to keep flower beds, potted plants and young trees/shrubs watered, mulched and alive in spite of the vicious heat, we should remember that it isn't easy being green here in summer. It may not sweat and swoon like an overheated gardener dragging a garden hose, but like us, our landscape is also under assault by the extremes of climate.


Plant the wrong plant ...

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