The LSU AgCenter and affiliated groups offer numerous educational opportunities for home gardeners. Listed here are various gardening events planned for 2014.
Home Gardening and Master Gardener Workshops, Programs
January 18, 2014MGGNO Winter SymposiumDominion Auditorium, Audubon ZooNew Orleans, La.Contact MGGNO
January 18, 2014AGExpo Master Garden Seminar, Southern Birds and BloomsWest Monroe Convention CenterWest Monroe, La.Contact Steve Hotard
January 25, 2014Hilltop Arboretum Annual Symposium (Magnolias, Azaleas, Southern Native Plants)Design Auditorium LSUBaton Rouge, La.Contact www.lsu.edu/hilltop
February 8, 2014Home Vegetable Gardening WorkshopLouisiana Tech University, Lomax HallRuston, La.
February 7-8, 2014Gulf District Winter workshop – American Rose SocietyNatchez Grand HotelNatchez, Miss.Contact Allen Owings
February 13, 2014Design Program (Garden design Tips, Ideas and Inspiration)Hilltop ArboretumBaton Rouge, La.Continues February 20, 27 and March 13, 20 and 27
February 15, 2014Buds and Blooms SeminarsPiney Hills Master GardenersFirst United Methodist ChurchMinden, La.Contact Melba at 318-337-3466 or Kay at 318-377-8364
February 19, 2014Citrus WorkshopHammond Research StationHammond, La.Contact Sandra Benjamin
February 22, 2014Down and Dirty Garden SeminarMany, La.
February 23, 2014Camellia Garden StrollHammond Research StationHammond, La.Contact Sandra Benjamin
March 8, 2014Daffodil DashMany, La.
March 28-30, 2014Birds, Bees and ButterfliesPitkin, La.Contact Charles Allen
April 4-6, 2014Southern Garden FestivalLafayette, La.Contact www.familypromiseacadiana.org
April 26, 2014Trails and Trellises Garden TourPiney Hills Master GardenersMinden, La.Contact Glenda Collums
May 2, 2014Home Horticulture Open HouseHammond Research StationHammond, La.Contact Allen Owings
May 3, 2014St. Francisville Spring Garden StrollSt. Francisville, La.Contact www.stfrancisvillespringstroll.org
May 3-4, 2014Le Tour des Jardins Garden TourNW La Master GardenersShreveport and Bossier City, La.Contact Lynn Eddy
May 9, 2014Master Gardener Appreciation Day (invitation only)Hammond Research StationHammond, La.Contact Regina Bracy
October 21-24, 2014Southeast Region Master Gardener Conference hosted by EBR MG AssociationBaton Rouge, La.Contact Bob Souvestre
Spring Garden Shows/Plant Sales – Louisiana and Mississippi
March 1, 2014Spring Garden Festival and Plant SaleBeauregard Parish FairgroundsDeRidder, La.Contact Keith Hawkins
March 7-9, 2014Miss. Gulf Coast Garden and Patio ShowGulf Coast Coliseum and Convention CenterBiloxi, Miss.Contact Miss. Nursery and Landscape Assoc.
March 8, 2014Spring Garden DayHammond Research StationHammond, La.Contact Sandra Benjamin
March 14-16, 2014Louisiana Nursery FestivalForest Hill, La.Contact www.louisiananurseryfestival.com
March 14-16, 2014Miss. Spring Garden and Patio ShowMiss. Trade MartJackson, Miss.Contact Miss. Nursery and Landscape Assoc.
March 14-15, 2014Northshore Garden ShowSt. Tammany Parish FairgroundsCovington, La.Contact Will Afton
March 15-16, 2014Frisco Fest Craft and Spring Garden ShowSan Francisco PlantationGaryville, La.Contact www.sanfranciscoplantation.org/friscofest.asp
March 21-22, 2014SW Louisiana Garden Conference and ExpoLake Charles, La.Contact Robert Turley
March 22, 2014River Region Master Gardeners Plant SaleLaPlace, La.Contact Mariah Bock
March 29-30, 2014Baton Rouge Spring Garden ShowParker Coliseum at LSUBaton Rouge, La.Contact David Himelrick
April 5-6, 2014Spring Garden ShowCity Park Botanical GardenNew Orleans, La.Contact Andrew Loyd
April 11-12, 2014Central Louisiana Garden ShowEVAC at Dean Lee Research StationAlexandria, La.Contact Boyd Padgett
April 12-13, 2014Festival des Fleurs de LouisianeBlackham ColiseumLafayette, La.Contact Colette Anzalone
April 12, 2014NWLA Master Gardeners spring Plant SaleRandle T. Moore CenterShreveport, La.Contact Paula Linn
April 12, 2014East Baton Rouge Master Gardeners Spring Plant SaleBotanic Gardens at BurdenBaton Rouge, La.Contact Bob Souvestre
April 12, 2014Independence Park Botanical Garden Spring Plant SaleIndependence ParkBaton Rouge, La.
June 21, 2014Garden FestivalBurden CenterBaton Rouge, La.Contact Jeff Kuehny
SW La. Beekeepers AssociationMeetings Held War Memorial Civic CenterDeRidder, La.Contact Keith HawkinsMarch 3, 2014 – Bee Plants
April 7, 2014 – Swarming
May 5, 2014 – TBA
June 2, 2014 – Honey and Biscuits
Reflections in the GardenMonthly Home Gardening Presentations Coordinated by the Burden Horticulture Societywww.burdenhorticulturesociety.comor call the Botanic Gardens at Burden at 225-763-3990
February 3, 2014Ikebana-History and Demonstration by Judy Nelson and Diane SayeMarch 3, 2014New Super Plants for 2014 by Daniel Wells
April 7, 2014Bocage Bee-All about Honey by Milou Barry & Elizabeth Holloway
May 5, 2014Red stick Spice – The Use of Spices in cooking by Anne Milneck
June 2, 2014Weeds Be Out by Ron Strahan
July 7, 2014Simple water Features for the Yard by Charbel Harb
August 4, 2014Fall Planting Season Favorites by Dan Gill
September 8, 2014History of the Rural Life Museum by David Floyd
October 6, 2014Shade Gardening – Orchids and Ferns by Terry Rehn
November 3, 2014Red Door Interiors – Decorating for the Holidays by Erin Debosier
December 1, 2014Birds Unlimited by Gina Periou
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