We will be joined again by the New Orleans Town Gardeners for an exciting new planting along the Big Lake Native Plant Trail. This large area was cleared and prepared by volunteers in November with cardboard sheeting and heavy mulch. Now, we are planting over 1000 native plants in a planned matrix where they will ...continue reading "Big Lake Trail – Matrix Planting"
Join us to plant, weed, and install edging at the Keller Library. Come when you can and stay for as long as you want. Afterwards, lunch at el Pavo Real across the street - and you could join us for that part alone if that works for you!
Between 4-5pm, community members will be encouraged to meet at 2100 Leon C. Simon Dr., across the street from Ben Franklin High School by the Mosquito Control Board, to plant their seed balls and scatter seeds for the creation of a new Native Wildflower Meadow. Help will be needed there as well, instructing on scattering and ...continue reading "Gentilly Resilience District (GRD) Neighborhood Engagement Day"
The date for the Penstemon Party has been changed to Saturday April 17th! See ya'll there!
This event is open to the public and is intended to purpose to give the community an understanding of the massive water infrastructure project that will soon begin outside their doorsteps. Native plants will play a part in the stormwater management of this area. A bioswale will go in around Filmore Park, and Courtney was awarded a public art project ...continue reading "Gentilly Resilience District’s Neighborhood Engagement Day"
The New Orleans Museum of Art and the Garden Study Club of New Orleans invite you to participate in Art in Bloom 2021 | Home Grown presented by IBERIABANK |First Horizon. One of the most anticipated springtime events in New Orleans, for five days at NOMA, from May 5–9, Art in Bloom will showcase spectacular floral designs created by garden clubs, ...continue reading "Art in Bloom 2021- Home Grown"
RESCHEDULED Originally scheduled for April 17th, postponed due to weather, is now rescheduled for May 15th. ST. ANTHONY GREEN STREETS AND PUBLIC ART Saturday, April 17 | 10 a.m. to Noon @ Filmore Playground, 5500 Wildair St. We are excited to resume in-person community events for both St. Anthony Green Streets and the Public Art ...continue reading "ST. ANTHONY GREEN STREETS AND PUBLIC ART – Filmore Playground"
We are excited to resume in-person community events for both St. Anthony Green Streets and the Public Art Projects in the Gentilly Resilience District. On May 15, Artists Langston Allston, Courtney Egan, Brendon Palmer-Angell and Ashley Pridmore will lead hands-on creative activities for all ages focused on the themes of water, remembrance, adaptation, and ecology. ...continue reading "ST. ANTHONY GREEN STREETS AND PUBLIC ART – Gatto Playground"
NPI-GNO is missing our members! On Sunday May 16th at 9:00 am, we will have our 1st in-person meeting since last year! Let’s meet in the courtyard of the Rosa F. Keller Library & Community Center, corner of General Pershing and Napoleon Ave., weather permitting, (watch the NPI Facebook page for notifications.) Off-street parking is available in the library’s lot ...continue reading "NPI In-Person Membership Meeting"
Come join us in picking up trash, clearing overhanging branches, and pulling non-native weeds from our bioswales. Meet up at the Greenway Plaza, where we will be divided into groups and sent down both directions of the Greenway. While we will be able to provide some pruners, saws and trash pickers, we encourage you to bring ...continue reading "Laffite Greenway Volunteer Opportunity"
Help us launch our effort to provide expanded habitat for migrating birds at UNO! We will remove invasive species from the Fine Arts WOODLOT and prepare the area for 50 bird-friendly native trees and shrubs to be planted this winter. Please bring water, gloves and wear long pants, close-toed shoes, and socks. Shovels and clippers ...continue reading "UNO Woodlot Restoration Kick Off"
Join us for our last Membership Meeting of the year. We will meet again on the side patio of the Rosa F. Keller Library at 4300 S. Broad. Those inserted can join us early at 8:30 for some cutting back and tending of the Prairie plantings and native gardens that we have been working on ...continue reading "Membership Meeting and Plant/Seed Swap"