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  • Yoga at Celebration in the Oaks

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    Grace Pilates + Yoga and lululemon athletica New Orleans are coming together to host a Yoga Class under the Dripping Snow Tree at Celebration in the Oaks.
    Join the group in the New Orleans Botanical Garden during Celebration in the Oaks.
    Class dates: December 13, 20, and 27.
    Class: 6:30pm to 8pm
    Yoga is free with paid admission to Celebrating in the Oaks.  Access the yoga site through the Tolmas Center (5 Victory Ave.) and purchase the $9 ticket upon arrival (no pre-purchase online).

  • Yoga at Celebration in the Oaks

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    Grace Pilates + Yoga and lululemon athletica New Orleans are coming together to host a Yoga Class under the Dripping Snow Tree at Celebration in the Oaks.
    Join the group in the New Orleans Botanical Garden during Celebration in the Oaks.
    Class dates: December 20, and 27.
    Class: 6:30pm to 8pm
    Yoga is free with paid admission to Celebrating in the Oaks.  Access the yoga site through the Tolmas Center (5 Victory Ave.) and purchase the $9 ticket upon arrival (no pre-purchase online).

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  • Yoga at Celebration in the Oaks

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    Grace Pilates + Yoga and lululemon athletica New Orleans are coming together to host a Yoga Class under the Dripping Snow Tree at Celebration in the Oaks.
    Join the group in the New Orleans Botanical Garden during Celebration in the Oaks.
    December 27th - 6:30pm to 8pm
    Yoga is free with paid admission to Celebrating in the Oaks.  Access the yoga site through the Tolmas Center (5 Victory Ave.) and purchase the $9 ticket upon arrival (no pre-purchase online).

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  • Celebration in the Oaks

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    Join us tonight at Celebration in the Oaks! This event is the most spectacular holiday lights festivals in the country. New Orleans City Park’s famous oaks are swathed in hundreds of thousands of twinkling lights and breathtaking light displays scattered throughout 25 acres of the Park. Click “More Information” for details on the event including ticket pricing, entrances, and parking. Last entry to event is 30 minutes prior to closing.
    Monday, January 1st– 6pm to 10pm
    Tonight’s entertainment:  7:30 The Daywalkers
    Always check CelebrationInTheOaks.com for the latest information about the event.
     

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  • Home Citrus Production at New Orleans Botanical Garden

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    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

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    ‘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

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    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

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    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 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

  • Spring Garden Show

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    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 'more information' to get details and ticket information.

  • Fall Garden Festival (day 2)

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    October 6th and 7th: Saturday: 10am to 5pm and Sunday: 10am to 4pm

    The annual Fall Garden Festival is an educational experience for home gardeners and professionals. Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children 5 to 12 years old. Children under 5 and Friends of City Park enter free. There will be plant and garden product exhibits and sales throughout the garden, a Children's Fun Fest area, educational programs, music, arts & crafts, and more. Programs take place in the Garden Study Center and are free with entrance to the show. Sponsored by the New Orleans Botanical Garden, New Orleans City Park, New Orleans Botanical Garden Foundation and Friends of City Park.  The October Plant Sale will take place inside this event (not at the Pelican Greenhouse). For more information call 504-658-2900.

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  • Yoga at Celebration in the Oaks

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    Grace Pilates + Yoga and lululemon athletica New Orleans are coming together to host a Yoga Class under the Dripping Snow Tree at Celebration in the Oaks.
    Join the group in the New Orleans Botanical Garden during Celebration in the Oaks.
    Class dates: December 13, 20, and 27.
    Class: 6:30pm to 8pm
    Yoga is free with paid admission to Celebrating in the Oaks.  Access the yoga site through the Tolmas Center (5 Victory Ave.) and purchase the $9 ticket upon arrival (no pre-purchase online).

  • Yoga at Celebration in the Oaks

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    Grace Pilates + Yoga and lululemon athletica New Orleans are coming together to host a Yoga Class under the Dripping Snow Tree at Celebration in the Oaks.
    Join the group in the New Orleans Botanical Garden during Celebration in the Oaks.
    Class dates: December 13, 20, and 27.
    Class: 6:30pm to 8pm
    Yoga is free with paid admission to Celebrating in the Oaks.  Access the yoga site through the Tolmas Center (5 Victory Ave.) and purchase the $9 ticket upon arrival (no pre-purchase online).