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  • New Orleans Botanical Garden Foundation Spring Symposium

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenCelebration in the Oaks

    New Orleans Botanical Garden Foundation Spring Symposium featuring Dr. Allan Armitage
    “Tales of the Garden” Tell Me the Facts, I Forget; Tell Me A Story, I Remember
    Located in the Pavilion of Two Sisters, New Orleans Botanical Garden in City Park
    Ticket Price $45
    5:00 p.m. Cocktail Reception and Garden Tours
    6:15 p.m. Lecture
    7:00 p.m. Q & A and Book Signing
    There will be a rare plant auction and silent auction at this event
    About the speaker:
    Allan Armitage is widely regarded as one of the world's foremost horticulturists. He travels as a lecturer and consultant and is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Medal of Honor from the Garden Club of America, the National Educator Award from the American Horticultural Society, and the Quill and Trowel award from the Garden Writers Association of America among many other professional awards. Dr. Armitage is a retired professor from the University of Georgia, Athens, where he taught classes, conducted research on new garden plants, and ran the University of Georgia Horticulture Gardens. Allan sees his work with plants as being therapeutic, exciting, and creative, and these beliefs fuel his remarkable and ambitious career.

    For further information call (504)483-9473
    2016 Symposium Committee: David Waller, Honorary Chairman, Mary Ellen Miller, Chairman, Anne Abbott, Laura Claverie, Debbie Corales, Marla Donovan, Sarah Everhart, Tucker Fitz-Hugh, Ruthie Frierson, Sara Gaines, Juli Miller Hart, Suzanne Krieger, Carrie Martin, Cindy Metcalf, Beverly Matheney, Sandra Pulitzer, Lee Rouse, Paul Soniat