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.