Spring Garden Show

At the New Orleans Botanical Garden

Spring Garden Show
At 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 & Sunday, April 8th, 2018
Saturday 9am – 5pm & Sunday 10am – 4pm

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 $10.00 for Adults and $5.00 for Children 5 to 12. Children under 5 years old and Friends of City Park receive free admission.

CONTACT:

Chris Dunaway, LSU AgCenter: phone 504-736-6519 or 504-483-9471 or email cdunaway@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. If you have questions, please call Chris at the number above. If you have trouble purchasing tickets, please call (504) 483-9380.

Saturday, April 7th

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.  “The Importance of Community Composting”

Speaker:  Lynn Serpe, Founder, Compost NOW (New Orleans Waste)

 

1:45 p.m.-2:45 p.m. "The Dirt on Container Gardening"

Speaker: Dr. Jeb Fields, LSU AgCenter

 

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.  “Recovering from the Freeze”

Speaker: Dan Gill, LSU AgCenter

 

Sunday, April 8th

12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m.  “Louisiana Urban Garden”

Speaker: Kathryn Fontenot, LSU AgCenter Vegetable Specialist

 

2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. “Saving our Monarch Butterflies”

Speaker: Linda Auld, Barber Laboratories

 


 

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