Spring Garden Fest coming to LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden

(03/05/24) BATON ROUGE, La. — The Spring Garden Fest featuring the East Baton Rouge Master Gardener Plant Sale will be held on Saturday, March 23, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden.

Join us for a celebration of spring, knowledge and all things green – a perfect day for seasoned gardeners and budding plant lovers alike.

This revamped event is a haven for plant enthusiasts, featuring separate plant sales by the Botanic Gardens and East Baton Rouge Master Gardeners. Immerse yourself in a vibrant marketplace with garden-related vendors offering a curated selection of goods. Explore informational booths from horticultural organizations and attend insightful 30-minute educational lectures by the Master Gardeners throughout the day.

The Spring Garden Fest raises money to support the educational activities provided by Master Gardeners and the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens.

The lecture schedule is as follows:

  • 9-9:30 a.m. – Succulents with Joyce Ryder.
  • 10-10:30 a.m. – Herb Gardening with Kathy Mullin.
  • 11-11:30 a.m. – Pollinator Plants with Carol Paine.
  • Noon-12:30 p.m. – Composting with Bert Hammett.

Admission is free and open to the public, and it is strongly recommended to bring a wagon to tote around your purchases.

The LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden is located at 4560 Essen Lane, just off Interstate 10 in Baton Rouge.

Succulents.

The Spring Garden Fest will be held on Saturday, March 23, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at Burden and will feature plants like this array of succulents grown by the EBR Master Gardeners. LSU AgCenter file photo.

3/5/2024 2:04:52 PM
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