Gardening Workshops and Field Days for Home Gardeners

Miles J. Brashier  |  1/5/2012 12:22:27 AM

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, 2014
MGGNO Winter Symposium
Dominion Auditorium, Audubon Zoo
New Orleans, La.
Contact MGGNO

January 18, 2014
AGExpo Master Garden Seminar, Southern Birds and Blooms
West Monroe Convention Center
West Monroe, La.
Contact Steve Hotard

January 25, 2014
Hilltop Arboretum Annual Symposium (Magnolias, Azaleas, Southern Native Plants)
Design Auditorium LSU
Baton Rouge, La.

February 8, 2014
Home Vegetable Gardening Workshop
Louisiana Tech University, Lomax Hall
Ruston, La.

February 7-8, 2014
Gulf District Winter workshop – American Rose Society
Natchez Grand Hotel
Natchez, Miss.
Contact Allen Owings

February 13, 2014
Design Program (Garden design Tips, Ideas and Inspiration)
Hilltop Arboretum
Baton Rouge, La.
Continues February 20, 27 and March 13, 20 and 27

February 15, 2014
Buds and Blooms Seminars
Piney Hills Master Gardeners
First United Methodist Church
Minden, La.
Contact Melba at 318-337-3466 or Kay at 318-377-8364

February 19, 2014
Citrus Workshop
Hammond Research Station
Hammond, La.
Contact Sandra Benjamin

February 22, 2014
Down and Dirty Garden Seminar
Many, La.

February 23, 2014
Camellia Garden Stroll
Hammond Research Station
Hammond, La.
Contact Sandra Benjamin

March 8, 2014
Daffodil Dash
Many, La.

March 28-30, 2014
Birds, Bees and Butterflies
Pitkin, La.
Contact Charles Allen

April 4-6, 2014
Southern Garden Festival
Lafayette, La.

April 26, 2014
Trails and Trellises Garden Tour
Piney Hills Master Gardeners
Minden, La.
Contact Glenda Collums

May 2, 2014
Home Horticulture Open House
Hammond Research Station
Hammond, La.
Contact Allen Owings

May 3, 2014
St. Francisville Spring Garden Stroll
St. Francisville, La.

May 3-4, 2014
Le Tour des Jardins Garden Tour
NW La Master Gardeners
Shreveport and Bossier City, La.
Contact Lynn Eddy

May 9, 2014
Master Gardener Appreciation Day (invitation only)
Hammond Research Station
Hammond, La.
Contact Regina Bracy

October 21-24, 2014
Southeast Region Master Gardener Conference hosted by EBR MG Association
Baton Rouge, La.
Contact Bob Souvestre

Spring Garden Shows/Plant Sales – Louisiana and Mississippi

March 1, 2014
Spring Garden Festival and Plant Sale
Beauregard Parish Fairgrounds
DeRidder, La.
Contact Keith Hawkins

March 7-9, 2014
Miss. Gulf Coast Garden and Patio Show
Gulf Coast Coliseum and Convention Center
Biloxi, Miss.
Contact Miss. Nursery and Landscape Assoc.

March 8, 2014
Spring Garden Day
Hammond Research Station
Hammond, La.
Contact Sandra Benjamin

March 14-16, 2014
Louisiana Nursery Festival
Forest Hill, La.

March 14-16, 2014
Miss. Spring Garden and Patio Show
Miss. Trade Mart
Jackson, Miss.
Contact Miss. Nursery and Landscape Assoc.

March 14-15, 2014
Northshore Garden Show
St. Tammany Parish Fairgrounds
Covington, La.
Contact Will Afton

March 15-16, 2014
Frisco Fest Craft and Spring Garden Show
San Francisco Plantation
Garyville, La.

March 21-22, 2014
SW Louisiana Garden Conference and Expo
Lake Charles, La.
Contact Robert Turley

March 22, 2014
River Region Master Gardeners Plant Sale
LaPlace, La.
Contact Mariah Bock

March 29-30, 2014
Baton Rouge Spring Garden Show
Parker Coliseum at LSU
Baton Rouge, La.
Contact David Himelrick

April 5-6, 2014
Spring Garden Show
City Park Botanical Garden
New Orleans, La.
Contact Andrew Loyd

April 11-12, 2014
Central Louisiana Garden Show
EVAC at Dean Lee Research Station
Alexandria, La.
Contact Boyd Padgett

April 12-13, 2014
Festival des Fleurs de Louisiane
Blackham Coliseum
Lafayette, La.
Contact Colette Anzalone

April 12, 2014
NWLA Master Gardeners spring Plant Sale
Randle T. Moore Center
Shreveport, La.
Contact Paula Linn

April 12, 2014
East Baton Rouge Master Gardeners Spring Plant Sale
Botanic Gardens at Burden
Baton Rouge, La.
Contact Bob Souvestre

April 12, 2014
Independence Park Botanical Garden Spring Plant Sale
Independence Park
Baton Rouge, La.

June 21, 2014
Garden Festival
Burden Center
Baton Rouge, La.
Contact Jeff Kuehny

Beekeeping Events

SW La. Beekeepers Association
Meetings Held War Memorial Civic Center
DeRidder, La.
Contact Keith Hawkins

March 3, 2014 – Bee Plants

April 7, 2014 – Swarming

May 5, 2014 – TBA

June 2, 2014 – Honey and Biscuits

Reflections in the Garden
Monthly Home Gardening Presentations Coordinated by the Burden Horticulture Society
or call the Botanic Gardens at Burden at 225-763-3990

February 3, 2014
Ikebana-History and Demonstration by Judy Nelson and Diane Saye

March 3, 2014
New Super Plants for 2014 by Daniel Wells

April 7, 2014
Bocage Bee-All about Honey by Milou Barry & Elizabeth Holloway

May 5, 2014
Red stick Spice – The Use of Spices in cooking by Anne Milneck

June 2, 2014
Weeds Be Out by Ron Strahan

July 7, 2014
Simple water Features for the Yard by Charbel Harb

August 4, 2014
Fall Planting Season Favorites by Dan Gill

September 8, 2014
History of the Rural Life Museum by David Floyd

October 6, 2014
Shade Gardening – Orchids and Ferns by Terry Rehn

November 3, 2014
Red Door Interiors – Decorating for the Holidays by Erin Debosier

December 1, 2014
Birds Unlimited by Gina Periou

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