Posted January 23, 2017 at 4:28 PM by Amanda Frentz
Lily Pond and Conservatory Rose Beds with Undine:
At the entrance to the Conservatory of the Two Sisters in the New Orleans Botanical Garden is the garden’s collection of aquatics. This pond holds a variety of tropical and hardy water lilies and other aquatics from late March to Fall.
The pool is unfiltered. Submerged plants help to keep the water clean while fish eat any mosquito larvae....
Posted April 7, 2016 at 9:28 AM by Amanda Frentz
WHAT: Earth Day promises to be a great event! Celebrate living a ‘green life’ with your friends in City Park. The event will take place along Victory Avenue on the plaza in front of the Oscar J. Tolmas Center.
Receive information on living a sustainable way of life from local businesses and non-profit organizations that contribute to a greener lifestyle.
Bring the kids! Have the kids participate...
Posted July 13, 2015 at 11:26 AM by Amanda Frentz
Travel around New Orleans City Park this summer and you’ll be looking for some shade to rest underneath. At the New Orleans Botanical Garden – they deliver shade!
The raised beds in the Southern Shade Garden is beauty in motion with shade loving plants such as Hydrangeas, Azaleas, numerous species of ferns and several shade loving groundcovers. Tree Ferns (Cyathea cooperii), with their spreading fronds, make striking architectural focal points...
Posted April 10, 2015 at 10:43 AM by Amanda Frentz
Earth Day at the New Orleans Botanical Garden promises to be a great event! The event will bring live music, educational lectures, and of course delicious food, to City Park. This celebration promises: -Guidance on living a sustainable way of life: 25 local businesses and non-profit organizations that contribute to a greener way of life will have booths and will welcome questions. Whether it is growing food, food preservation, solar energy, natural products, composting, or...
Posted August 13, 2014 at 12:52 PM by Amanda Frentz
Cacti and Succulents at the Botanical Garden
The cactus family has nearly 2000 species and with only one exception, they are native to America. They range from the Arctic Circle to the mountains of Chile, but are most abundant in the southwestern United States and Mexico.
Posted April 3, 2014 at 1:35 PM by Amanda Frentz
What's in bloom in City Park, you ask?
So many flowers, flowers, and more flowers! Spring is here and I'm sure you join me in being excited about that! Everywhere you turn in City Park you'll see and smell a variety of blossoms.
A great place to visit to see colorful flowers is the New Orleans Botanical Garden. Click this link to get a taste...