Spring Garden Show

Invites visitors to explore horticultural exhibits and enjoy lectures and other activities.

The annual Spring Garden Show in the New Orleans Botanical Garden invites visitors to explore horticultural exhibits and enjoy educational lectures, and family-friendly activities.
April 11-12, 2015
9am to 5pm Saturday and 10am to 5pm Sunday
-Plant and Garden Products, exhibits, and sales throughout the Garden
-Discovery Zone for kids
-Educational Programs
-Speakers
-Music and Arts & Crafts in the Azalea Garden
Admission is $8 for Adults and Admission for children 5 to 12 is $4 per person
Children under 5 and Friends of City Park enter free
Buy tickets in advance here!
Spring Garden Show Educational Speakers:
Saturday:
10:30am to 11am VIDEO “Elem-Tree: Trees, Our Heritage, Our Lives”
Featuring Tom Campbell, Retired LA Urban Forestry Program Director and Paul Orr, Retired LA Forester.
This video was made possible but Friends of Jefferson the Beautiful and Louisiana Department of Agriculture & Forestry

11:30am to 12:30pm “Using Rain Gardens in the Landscape”
Dana Nunez Brown, ASLA, AICP, LEED AP, Dana Brown & Associates, LLC
1pm to 2pm “Success with Indoor Plants”
Dan Gill, LSU AgCenter

2:30pm to 3:30pm "Fine Garden Designs using Native Plants"
Marc Pastorek, Meadowmakers, LLC
Sunday
12pm to 1pm “Caring for Citrus and Managing its Pests”
Sarah Bertrand, Jefferson Parish Horticulture Extension, LSU AgCenter
1:30pm to 2:30pm “No Thyme for Parsley”
Linda Franzo & Collen Wood, Herb Society of America, New Orleans Unit

3pm to 3:30pm VIDEO “Elem-Tree: Trees, Our Heritage, Our Lives”
Featuring Tom Campbell, Retired LA Urban Forestry Program Director and Paul Orr, Retired LA Forester.
This video was made possible but Friends of Jefferson the Beautiful and Louisiana Department of Agriculture & Forestry
Bring samples of plants with disease and insect problems to the Plant Health Clinic! Please bring the samples in a sealed zip-lock type bag. LSU AgCenter faculty and volunteers can help diagnose and recommend treatment for sick plants. For a nominal fee, soil samples may be brought in for analysis by the LSU AgCenter’s Soil Testing Lab. Please also provide these in a zip-lock type plastic bag.
For additional information or to book exhibit space, please contact the LSU AgCenter at (504) 658-2900.
Sponsored by:
LSU AgCenter in cooperation with the Metra Area Horticulture Foundation and the New Orleans Botanical Garden
Future Dates Spring Garden Show dates: April 2-3, 2016