Spring Garden Show 2016

The annual Spring Garden Show in the New Orleans Botanical Garden invites visitors to explore the beautiful Botanical Garden, more than 50 horticultural exhibits, family friendly activities, and enjoy educational ‘Walk and Talk’ lectures. The festival includes plant sales, garden product sales, a Plant Health Clinic, a Children’s Discovery Zone, an art market, and live music on the Haspel Outdoor Stage.

Admission to the Spring Garden Show does not include admission to China Lights.

WHEN:
Saturday, April 2nd & Sunday, April 3rd, 2016
Saturday 9 am – 5 pm & Sunday 10 am – 4 pm

WHERE:
New Orleans Botanical Garden, 3 Victory Ave., New Orleans, LA 70124
Enter on Victory Drive. There is free parking available on Park streets and in the parking lot next to City Putt.

COST:
Admission is $8.00 for Adults and $4.00 for Children 5 to 12. Children under 5 years old and Friends of City Park members receive free admission. Admission to the Spring Garden Show does not include admission to China Lights.

CONTACT:
Lee Rouse, LSU AgCenter: phone 504-483-9471 or email lrouse@agcenter.lsu.edu

The Spring Garden Show is sponsored by the LSU AgCenter in cooperation with the Metro Area Horticultural Foundation and the New Orleans Botanical Garden.

Educational ‘Walk and Talk’ Lectures:
(Each meets in the Rose Garden)
Saturday, April 2nd
11:30 am to 12:30 pm: “Rose Rosette and Other Plant Diseases” –Dr. Raj Singh, LSU AgCener
1:30 pm to 2 pm: “NOLA Style Butterfly Gardening” –Linda Auld, Barber Laboratory
2 pm to 3:30 pm: “Backyard Spring Vegetables” –Sarah Everhart, LSU AgCenter

Sunday, April 3rd
12:30 pm to 1:30 pm: “Natives” –Dan Gill, LSU AgCenter
2 pm to 3 pm: “History of the New Orleans Botanical Garden” –Susan Capley, New Orleans Botanical Garden Education Director

Live Music Haspel Outdoor Stage Schedule:
Saturday, April 2nd
10 am to 1 pm: French Bread
1 pm to 2 pm: Kipp Central City Jazz Band
2 pm to 5 pm: Dapper Dandies

Sunday, April 3rd
11 am to 1 pm: Necessary Gentlemen
2 pm to 4 pm: Crazy Whiskey