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  • Growing Gardeners

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    New Orleans Botanical Garden Education Classes
    Theme: Winter in the Garden
    Introduce your little green thumbs to the world of gardening! The Botanical Garden Growing Gardeners program introduces children to the fun of gardening while learning about (and playing with!) plants, food, and ecosystems. Meet at the front entrance of the Botanical Garden. Children ages 6-9 welcome. The fee is $15 per class. But it’s $12 per class if you register for 6 classes at once! *When paying in advance classes do not need to be used consecutively.For more information and to register, call 483-9470 or e-mail nobgeducation@nocp.org.

  • Lessons with Lee - “Basic Pruning: Techniques, Tools and Timing”

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    The New Orleans Botanical Garden is proud to present a new monthly horticulture series called, Lessons with Lee. Lessons are taught by Lee Rouse, LSU AgCenter, Horticulture Extension Agent, Orleans Parish. Each month classes are offered there will be a new seasonal topic. The classes will be horticulture lessons that you can use at home! This month, learn the different techniques of pruning, the tools to perform those techniques and the timing in which pruning should be done. Tree selection will also be covered.
    “Basic Pruning: Techniques, Tools and Timing” will take place in the Garden Study Center in the Botanical Garden. The class is $10/person and registration is required ahead of time. The class is 2 hours. To register please call (504)483-9473 or email scapley@nocp.org.

  • Thursdays at Twilight - Lena Prima

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    To some performers, having a legendary father might be daunting. Not for Lena Prima. Born in show business and raised on the road with her famous dad, the singer/songwriter/artist has earned her own reputation around the country for her energetic charismatic performances. She will perform songs of her father as well as some of her original tunes. For more info please visit lenaprimamusic.com. The weekly Thursdays at Twilight series showcases some of the finest musicians in New Orleans featuring an assortment of music styles. Click the ‘buy tickets’ icon to the left of this paragraph to buy your tickets now! Please make sure to click the ‘more information’ below for further information about the concerts or to contact someone to answer your questions.

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    New Orleans Botanical Garden Education Classes
    Theme: Garden Building

    Introduce your little green thumbs to the world of gardening! The Botanical Garden Growing Gardeners program introduces children to the fun of gardening while learning about (and playing with!) plants, food, and ecosystems. Meet at the front entrance of the Botanical Garden. Children ages 6-9 welcome. The fee is $15 per class. But it’s $12 per class if you register for 6 classes at once! *When paying in advance classes do not need to be used consecutively. For more information and to register, call 483-9470 or e-mail nobgeducation@nocp.org.

  • Rose Propagation Workshop

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    Learn how to propagate our beloved New Orleans old garden roses!  Don Hanson, a volunteer and rose enthusiast, 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 take place in the Garden Study Center in the Botanical Garden. The class is $15/person and pre-registration is required for all classes to ensure that a class is not canceled due to low enrollment. To register please call (504)483-9473 or email scapley@nocp.org. There is a class limit of 25 people. The class is an hour and a half long. The class is $15/person.

    A little about the instructor: 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 an enormous amount of experience in pruning, care of roses, and rose propagation. Don is a very entertaining speaker that makes learning fun!

  • Thursdays at Twilight - Tom Hook

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    Pianist Tom Hook and his band will perform a variety of music, with emphasis on the songs of Louis Prima and musician songwriter and bandleader Louis Jordan. The weekly Thursdays at Twilight series showcases some of the finest musicians in New Orleans featuring an assortment of music styles. Click the ‘buy tickets’ icon to the left of this paragraph to buy your tickets now! Please make sure to click the ‘more information’ below for further information about the concerts or to contact someone to answer your questions.

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  • Thursdays at Twilight - Seva Venet and the Storyville String Band featuring Tanya Boutte

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    A purveyor and preserver of the string band tradition, guitarist and banjoist Seva Venet has performed with dozens of New Orleans jazz and string musicians since moving to the city from Los Angeles. This year will feature New Orleans vocalist Tanya Boutte. It is sure to be a great evening. For more info please visit sevavenet.com/bio/htm OR tanyaboutte.com. The weekly Thursdays at Twilight series showcases some of the finest musicians in New Orleans featuring an assortment of music styles. Click the ‘buy tickets’ icon to the left of this paragraph to buy your tickets now! Please make sure to click the ‘more information’ below for further information about the concerts or to contact someone to answer your questions.

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  • Lessons with Lee -  “Everything Coming up Roses”

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    The New Orleans Botanical Garden is proud to present a new monthly horticulture series called, Lessons with Lee. Lessons are taught by Lee Rouse, LSU AgCenter, Horticulture Extension Agent, Orleans Parish. Each month classes are offered there will be a new seasonal topic. The classes will be horticulture lessons that you can use at home!
    This month, learn about the five different types of roses along with proper maintenance and pruning.
    “Everything Coming up Roses” will take place in the Garden Study Center in the Botanical Garden. The class is $10/person and registration is required ahead of time. The class is 2 hours.To register please call (504)483-9473 or email scapley@nocp.org.

  • Growing Gardeners

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    New Orleans Botanical Garden Education Classes
    Theme: Garden Building

    Introduce your little green thumbs to the world of gardening! The Botanical Garden Growing Gardeners program introduces children to the fun of gardening while learning about (and playing with!) plants, food, and ecosystems. Meet at the front entrance of the Botanical Garden. Children ages 6-9 welcome. The fee is $15 per class. But it’s $12 per class if you register for 6 classes at once! *When paying in advance classes do not need to be used consecutively. For more information and to register, call 483-9470 or e-mail nobgeducation@nocp.org.

  • Thursdays at Twilight - James Andrews

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    If anyone can pull off aligning himself with the famous Louis Armstrong it’s trumpet extraordinaire – James Andrews. However bold this move may be, the New Orleans native earned the "Satchmo of the Ghetto" alias back in his Tremé neighborhood and the name still sizzles in the city.For more info please visit jamesandrewsmusic.com. The weekly Thursdays at Twilight series showcases some of the finest musicians in New Orleans featuring an assortment of music styles. Click the ‘buy tickets’ icon to the left of this paragraph to buy your tickets now! Please make sure to click the ‘more information’ below for further information about the concerts or to contact someone to answer your questions.

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  • Growing Gardeners

    ActivitiesBotanical GardenEducationKid Friendly

    New Orleans Botanical Garden Education Classes
    Theme: Winter in the Garden
    Introduce your little green thumbs to the world of gardening! The Botanical Garden Growing Gardeners program introduces children to the fun of gardening while learning about (and playing with!) plants, food, and ecosystems. Meet at the front entrance of the Botanical Garden. Children ages 6-9 welcome. The fee is $15 per class. But it’s $12 per class if you register for 6 classes at once! *When paying in advance classes do not need to be used consecutively.For more information and to register, call 483-9470 or e-mail nobgeducation@nocp.org.

  • Lessons with Lee - “Basic Pruning: Techniques, Tools and Timing”

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    The New Orleans Botanical Garden is proud to present a new monthly horticulture series called, Lessons with Lee. Lessons are taught by Lee Rouse, LSU AgCenter, Horticulture Extension Agent, Orleans Parish. Each month classes are offered there will be a new seasonal topic. The classes will be horticulture lessons that you can use at home! This month, learn the different techniques of pruning, the tools to perform those techniques and the timing in which pruning should be done. Tree selection will also be covered.
    “Basic Pruning: Techniques, Tools and Timing” will take place in the Garden Study Center in the Botanical Garden. The class is $10/person and registration is required ahead of time. The class is 2 hours. To register please call (504)483-9473 or email scapley@nocp.org.

  • Thursdays at Twilight - Lena Prima

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    To some performers, having a legendary father might be daunting. Not for Lena Prima. Born in show business and raised on the road with her famous dad, the singer/songwriter/artist has earned her own reputation around the country for her energetic charismatic performances. She will perform songs of her father as well as some of her original tunes. For more info please visit lenaprimamusic.com. The weekly Thursdays at Twilight series showcases some of the finest musicians in New Orleans featuring an assortment of music styles. Click the ‘buy tickets’ icon to the left of this paragraph to buy your tickets now! Please make sure to click the ‘more information’ below for further information about the concerts or to contact someone to answer your questions.

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