Friends' Benefit
Spring Garden Show2013
An Educational Experience for the Home Gardener and the Professional
  • Plant and Garden Products, Exhibits & Sales throughout the Garden
  • Kids Discovery Area
  • Educational Programs
  • Music, Arts & Craft Sales in the Azalea Garden
Educational Programs Schedule
Programs take place in the Garden Study Center and are free with entrance to the Show

Saturday, April 6
11:30 am - 12:30 pm           "Summer Flowering Vines"
Dan Gill, LSU AgCenter

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm               "Louisiana Irises: A Native Plant Returns Home"
Patrick O'Connor, Zydeco Irises & Lousiana Iris Society
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm               "Common Diseases of the Home Vegetable Garden"
Andrew Loyd, LSU AgCenter, 
Orleans Parish Horticulture Agent
Sunday, April 7
11:30 am - 12:30 pm           "Louisiana Super Plants"
Regina Bracy, LSU AgCenter

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm               "The Cottage Garden"
Tammany Baumgarden,
Louisiana Master Gardener of Greater New Orleans
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm               "The Natural, Edible Garden"
Amber Parker, 
Louisiana Master Gardener of Greater New Orleans

The "Plant Doctor" Nick Singh from the LSU AgCenter Plant Diagnostic Center also will be on hand to answer questions about plant disease and insect and weed problems.


New Orleans Spring Garden Show
Saturday, April 6 and Sunday, April 7
10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Admission $8 Adults | $4 Children (5-12)
Friends of City Park Members FREE

For more information call 504-658-2900
Sponsored by LSU AgCenter in cooperation with the Metro Area Horticulture Foundation and the New Orleans Botanical Garden
Get a ticket to ride
About Us

The mission of Friends of City Park is to maintain and increase the value and importance of City Park as a place of natural beauty, culture, recreation, and education for the public. All monies raised by Friends of City Park (FOCP) will be used for the capital needs of City Park at the discretion of the FOCP Executive Board. FOCP is a tax-exempt, non-profit organization pursuant to section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and is a registered charity with the Louisiana Secretary of State's Office.


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