The Lafayette Parish Master Gardener Association (LPMGA) has many current projects. These projects offer a wide range of gardening knowledge through lectures, tours and hands-on support to Lafayette Parish and surrounding communities. You are invited to click on individual projects listed below to learn more about the LPMGA contributions to these efforts.Second Saturday Garden Class is presented at the The Grass and Rocke Shop on the second Saturday of each month. The current schedule is available by clicking here. For more information, please contact Sherlyn Larrison, email@example.com. Garden Talk is an an outdoor mini-lecture series covering a variety of garden-related topics. These informal, educational talks are free and open to the public. Click here to view the current Garden Talk schedule. "In the Garden" airs live at noon the first Thursday of each month on AOC Community Media. The program repeats Mondays at 4:30 p.m., Wednesdays at 5 p.m. and Fridays at 2:30 p.m. For more information, or to volunteer, contact Nancy Anne Rowe at firstname.lastname@example.org. "In the Garden" was also recently awarded the "Favorite Live Talk Show" award. The team photo is available at this here.PlantFest – The initial PlantFest was a huge success. Approximately 5,000 visitors viewed demonstrations of locally sourced farm products, shopped for environmentally friendly products, and listened to and observed the sights and sounds of musicians and artists at work. Children's activities were also included, and LPMGA offered for sale a wide variety of unique and interesting plants propagated locally by the LPMGA Propagation Team. Please click on the PlantFest link above to view current information. Speakers Bureau presentations are free, cover a wide range of topics and are open to the public. A presentation may be scheduled by contacting the Lafayette Parish Extension Office at (337) 291-7090. The current schedule is available here.Vermilionville Project – LPMGA has joined forces with members of the Vermilionville Living History Foundation Board to plan a traditional medicinal garden at La Maison Acadienne at Vermilionville. You are invited to take a moment and view images from the opening ceremony. Also available is the Healer's Garden guide, which lists and describes the plants in the garden and describes their traditional uses. By clicking on the project name, you will able to view the Healer's Guide and other information concerning Vermilionville.
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