In January 2023 LSU AgCenter identified a major pathogen in the Wild Garden called Rosellinia root rot. Seldom seen in ornamental landscapes it spreads rapidly through soil invading other plant…

Longue Vue’s Wild Garden contains the “oldest consistently maintained Louisiana iris collection in the greater New Orleans area” as published by the Society of Louisiana Irises in 2012. Ellen Shipman’s…

Citrus canker is a common disease in New Orleans gardens, caused by the bacterium Xanthomonas axonopodis. The disease appears as lesions on fruits, leaves, and stems, causing defoliation. It causes…

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