Additional Garden Events

At the New Orleans Botanical Garden

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Home Citrus Production at New Orleans Botanical Garden

January 13th at 9:00 am

Citrus trees are an excellent addition to the Louisiana home orchard. Learn all about varieties that thrive in our area, how to plant them, care for them correctly, and more. This workshop will include pruning demonstrations and detailed information on the many disease and insect challenges that our home citrus trees face. Meet in front of the Oscar J. Tolmas Visitor Center at 9am. Look for Susan Capley, Education Director. The class will take place in the Garden Study Center. Registration is needed a head of time. To register call (504)483-9473 or email scapley@nocp.org.

Presenters: Joe Willis, Extension Agent, Anna Timmerman, Assistant Extension Agent & Chris Dunaway, Extension Associate.

Class is $25/person

Winter Gardening Symposium 2018

January 20th at 8:00 am

‘Let it Rain’:  Living with Water in our Louisiana Landscapes: Winter Gardening Symposium 2018

This event is at the New Orleans Museum of Art Auditorium and will run from 8 am to noon.  The symposium will host outstanding speakers and specialists in their fields, Dana Brown and Dan Johnson, as they discuss managing stormwater in your home garden. A forum of local experts, including Urban Conservancy, SOUL and Water Wise, will then present their options to maximize your landscape potential while using our bountiful rainfall. Please click here for more information and to purchase tickets.

“Plants for Rainwater Management” Plant Sale

January 20th at 1:00 pm

This plant sale is in the New Orleans Botanical Garden (under the big tent). It starts at 1pm and will end at 4pm. Exclusive access for MGGNO Winter Symposium "Let it Rain" attendees is from noon to 1pm. Details on the symposium can be found here.  Insider tip: Bring a wagon. Enter through the Tolmas Visitor Center (5 Victory). Special shoutout to the amazing support of the Master Gardener volunteers (the MG of MGGNO) - thanks for all you do!

The World According to Grumpy

February 03rd at 11:00 am

Steve will reveal age-old truths about good and bad plants and wise and stupid horticultural practices so that all who hear them may find enlightenment and happiness in their gardens without resorting to mind-altering substances.

11am to 12:30pm: Lecture and Q&A
12:45 pm to 1:15pm: Book signing of Steve’s new book “The Grumpy Gardener: An A to Z Guide from the Galaxy’s most Irritable Green Thumb”

About the Author:  A Lutherville, MD, native, Steve Bender was exiled to Alabama in 1983 for reasons that remain secret to this day. He loves fried okra and often selects dinner wine based on whether it goes well with fried okra. His mission is to make gardening uplifting, accessible, and inspirational to all.
Steve Bender is a Southern Living Garden editor.

Lecture is $20.00 and Steve’s new book will be for sale at the event

To RSVP for this event: Susan Capley, New Orleans Botanical Garden Education Director, (504) 483-9473, scapley@nocp.org

Sponsored by: Longue Vue House & Gardens, New Orleans Botanical Garden, New Orleans City Park, New Orleans Botanical Garden Foundation

Rose Propagation Workshop

February 17th at 10:30 am

Learn how to propagate our beloved New Orleans old garden roses!  Don Hanson will teach how to choose the right rose and make the proper cuttings needed for propagation. You will leave with a wealth of information about rose propagation, care and maintenance as well as a propagated rose. This is a hands on program and all materials are included with this workshop. The class will last an hour and a half and is $15/person. The class is limited to 25 people and registration is required beforehand at scapley@nocp.org. If you have questions, please call Susan Capley, New Orleans Botanical Garden Education Director at 483-9473.

Don Hanson is a rose enthusiast and volunteer at the New Orleans Botanical Garden. He is a Master Gardener and over the years he has been a member of the New Orleans Old Garden Rose Society and the New Orleans Rose Society. He has experience in pruning, caring for roses, and rose propagation. Don is a very entertaining speaker who makes learning fun!
Class Location: Garden Study Center, New Orleans Botanical Garden in City Park.

Rose Plant Sale

March 10th at 9:00 am

The New Orleans Botanical Garden hosts plant sales with a wide variety of plants including annuals, perennials, roses, gingers, edibles, succulents, and native plants for sale to the public. Admission to the plant sale is free. The March Plant Sale takes place at the Pelican Greenhouse and is 9am to noon. For more information call 504-658-2900.

Spring Garden Show in the New Orleans Botanical Garden

WHAT:
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 lectures. The festival includes plant sales, garden product sales, a Plant Health Clinic, a Children’s Discovery Zone, and live music on the Haspel Outdoor Stage.

WHEN:
Saturday, April 7th 9 am to 5 pm & Sunday, April 8th, 10 am to 4 pm

WHERE:
New Orleans Botanical Garden, (enter through the Tolmas Center at 5 Victory Ave., New Orleans, LA 70124)
There is free parking available on Park streets and in the parking lot next to City Putt.

Click here to get details and ticket information or for more information call 504-658-2900.

May Plant Sale

May 12th at 9:00 am

The New Orleans Botanical Garden hosts plant sales with a wide variety of plants including annuals, perennials, roses, gingers, edibles, succulents, and native plants for sale to the public. Admission to the plant sale is free. The May Plant Sale takes place at the Pelican Greenhouse and is 9am to noon. For more information call 504-658-2900.

June Plant Sale

June 09th at 9:00 am

The New Orleans Botanical Garden hosts plant sales with a wide variety of plants including annuals, perennials, roses, gingers, edibles, succulents, and native plants for sale to the public. Admission to the plant sale is free. The June Plant Sale takes place at the Pelican Greenhouse and is 9am to noon. For more information call 504-658-2900.

July Plant Sale

July 14th at 9:00 am

The New Orleans Botanical Garden hosts plant sales with a wide variety of plants including annuals, perennials, roses, gingers, edibles, succulents, and native plants for sale to the public. Admission to the plant sale is free. The July Plant Sale takes place at the Pelican Greenhouse and is 9am to noon. For more information call 504-658-2900.

August Plant Sale

August 11th at 9:00 am

The New Orleans Botanical Garden hosts plant sales with a wide variety of plants including annuals, perennials, roses, gingers, edibles, succulents, and native plants for sale to the public. Admission to the plant sale is free. The August Plant Sale takes place at the Pelican Greenhouse and is 9am to noon. For more information call 504-658-2900.

September Plant Sale

September 08th at 9:00 am

The New Orleans Botanical Garden hosts plant sales with a wide variety of plants including annuals, perennials, roses, gingers, edibles, succulents, and native plants for sale to the public. Admission to the plant sale is free. The September Plant Sale takes place at the Pelican Greenhouse and is 9am to noon. For more information call 504-658-2900.

TWEETS FROM THE PARK:

CITY PARK FACTS:

The City Park/Pepsi Tennis Center has 16 hard and 10 clay courts, and a clubhouse with a pro shop, restrooms, showers, and a meeting room.