In accordance with LSU directives, local, state and federal requirements the LSU Ag Center Botanic Gardens is taking precautionary measures to prevent the spread of COVID 19. Starting Tuesday, March 17, 2020 the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens will be closed to the general public for visits and events until further notice. We look forward to reopening soon and appreciate your continued patience and support during this time. For updates, please check our website and social media channels, and for university updates please visit https://www.lsuagcenter.com/covid-19.
LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens will be closed to the general public for visits and events until further notice.
The LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden is an expansive collection of specialty gardens, woodlands, wetlands, arboreta and university research facility. The Botanic Gardens features Trees and Trails, five miles of serene walking paths through the Burden Woods, the Rose Garden, Children’s Garden, All-America Selections Garden, Stone Camellia Collection, Herb Garden, Ginger Garden, Memory Garden, Barton Arboretum, and Windrush Gardens showcase the beauty of plants and flowers and provide educational experiences for gardeners of all ages.
There is more to the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens than just green spaces. The facility plays an important role in the LSU AgCenter extension and research programs, which support the state’s nursery, landscape, and fruit and vegetable industries; wetlands and coastal restoration; and forestry industry.
Gates open at 8:00 a.m. and close at 5:00 p.m. on weekdays and weekends.
We are closed on New Year's Day, Easter Sunday, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
If you are in search of gardening advice, please contact the East Baton Rouge Parish County Agent.