New Orleans Botanical Garden
Longue Vue House
Strategies for controlling weeds in a native garden
The Lower 9th Ward Homeownership Association and Neighborhood Association are partnering with NPI to give away two of our favorite species of native flowering plants, Cardinal flower and Lemon Bee ...continue reading "Native Plant Giveaway – Lower 9th Ward"
The Urban Bird Trail at UNO's campus will be expanded with additional plantings of native trees to an open quadrant adjacent to previous plantings at the Woodlot. Bring Gloves, shovels ...continue reading "UNO Urban Bird Trail – Quadrant Tree Planting, Work Day 2"
Our first Membership Meeting of the year will start in the native gardens at UNO's Administration Building (6650 Milneburg Road) where a full sun garden is a riot of blooms ...continue reading "Membership Meeting"
Saturday, April 8, & Sunday, April 9 9:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Barataria Preserve of Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve 6588 Barataria Blvd. Marrero
Saturday, April 29 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Bayou Segnette State Park 7777 Westbank Expressway Westwego Join the International Crane Foundation and Girl Scouts Louisiana East to help scouts earn credit towards ...continue reading "GIRL SCOUTS TRAILBLAZING ECO BADGE DAY, April 29th"
Saturday, June 3rd, 9am - 11am Longue Vue House & Gardens 7 Bamboo Rd., New Orleans Our May 6th Meeting was rained out, so we were able to reschedule this opportunity to ...continue reading "MEMBERSHIP MEETING, Longue Vue (rescheduled)"
NPI is again partnering with the sustainable Mardi Gras throw non-profit, Grounds Krewe to provide native flower seeds to grow in their peat pot throws. We have gathered and dried ...continue reading "Seed Packing for Mardi Gras with Grounds Krewe"
A second round of seed packing for Mardi Gras throws is scheduled with Grounds Krewe at NOLA Brewing. Join us for football, beer, and volunteer. Family and dog friendly!
Some volunteer plants are great to keep in the garden and work with. Other unwanted weeds can be easier to eradicate when you understand their weaknesses. Learn how weed management ...continue reading "Webinar: “Working with the Weeds” Jennifer Prout"