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In the Garden Study Center

Saturday, October 8th

  • 10:00 am
    Making Muscadine Wine
    Speakers: André Brock & Will Afton
  • 11:00 am
    Squashing the Confusion of Winter & Summer Squash
    Speaker: Dr. Kiki Fontenot
  • 12:00 am
    Planting Trees to Combat Climate Change
    Speaker: Dr. Heather Kirk-Ballard
  • 1:00 pm
    Bacterial Leaf Scorch and Ornamental Trees
    Speaker: Dr. Raj Singh
  • 2:00 pm
    Planting a Native Landscape
    Speaker: Cheryl Geiger

Cooking Demonstrations
In the Outdoor Kitchen

  • 11:30 am
    Fried Eggplant Sticks with Dipping Sauce
    Presented by: Liz Williams, Founder of the Southern Food and Beverage Museum
  • 1:00 pm
    Gambas al ajillo (Garlic & Sherry Shrimp from Canary Islands/Spain). Presented by: Maria Vieages, longtime New Orleans chef and Emeril Lagasse apprentice.

In the Garden Study Center

Sunday, October 9th

  • 10:00 pm
    Landscape Design: General Functions of the Landscape
    Speaker: Dr. Damon Abdi
  • 11:00 am
    Cockroaches, Ants and Wasps of the Garden
    Speaker: Dr. Aaron Ashbrook
  • 12:00 pm
    Growing Plumeria in South Louisiana
    Speaker: James Poche
  • 1:00 pm
    Fruit & Nut Selection for the GNO Area Backyard Orchards and Food Forests
    Speaker: Anna Timmerman
  • 2:00 pm
    Tree Selection and Planting
    Speaker: Chris Dunaway

Cooking Demonstrations
In the Outdoor Kitchen


  • 11:30 am
    Fried Eggplant Sticks with Dipping Sauce. Presented by Liz Williams, Founder of the Southern Food and Beverage Museum
  • 1:00 pm
    Gambas al ajillo (Garlic & Sherry Shrimp from Canary Islands/Spain).
    Presented by Maria Vieages, longtime New Orleans chef and Emeril Lagasse apprentice.

2022 New Orleans Fall Garden Festival Map Layout

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