National Public Gardens Week

field of purple pollinator plants

May 13-17, 2019 | 9 am-Noon

LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens is proud to join American Public Gardens Association and 500+ gardens nationwide in celebrating National Public Gardens Week. This annual, weeklong event will be committed to emphasizing the import role public gardens across the country play in promoting education and exposure to our environment as well as our gardens. Each day of the week will have a themed agenda.

The event is free and open to the public. There is no registration necessary. Each day we will meet at the Conference Center. Please contact Hadley Guidry for any questions, comments, or concerns.

 

 

 

Schedule

Monday: Specialty Garden Day

  • 9 am – Presentation and Tour of Rose Garden
  • 10 am – Presentation and Tour of Tropical Plants in Louisiana
  • 11 am – Tour of Trees and Trails

Tuesday: Family Garden Day

  • 9-10 am – Presentation on Herbs and Pollinators
  • 10 am – Activities in the Herb and Pollinator Gardens: Make a Victory Garden, Learn About Bees, and More!

Wednesday: Farm Day

  • Tour 1: 9 am – Hayride and Tour of Orchard and AAS gardens
  • Tour 2: 10:30 am – Hayride and Tour of Orchard and AAS gardens

Thursday: Invitation Only Volunteer Day to Honor our Volunteers

Friday: Historical Garden Day

  • Tour 1: 9 am – Tour of Windrush Garden
  • Tour 2: 10:30 am – Tour of Windrush Garden