Calendar of Events for Home Gardening and Landscaping

The LSU AgCenter and other affiliated groups offer numerous educational opportunities for home owners. In addition, many garden shows and related events for home gardeners are offered continually throughout the year. Be sure to check with the contact person listed for more specific information on each event.

Gardening and Landscaping Events

February 19, 2017
Camellia Garden Stroll
1:00 - 4:00 pm, LSU AgCenter Hammond Research Station
21549 Old Covington Hwy., Hammond, LA
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March 18-19, 2017
15th Annual Baton Rouge Spring Garden Show and Arts and Crafts Fair
9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. each day
John M. Parker Agricultural Coliseum
Highland Road, LSU Campus, Baton Rouge

March 24-25, 2017
Southwest Louisiana Master Gardeners
18th Annual Garden Conference and Expo
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. each day
Burton Coliseum - 7001 Gulf Hwy. and Gauthier Rd.
Lake Charles, Louisiana 70607

March 30 – April 1, 2017
Azalea Society of America National Convention
Marriott Courtyard and LSU AgCenter Hammond Research Station
Hammond, La.
Contact Allen Owings at

April 1, 2017
Festival des Fleurs de Louisiane is the premier Garden Show and Sale for the Acadiana area
Saturday at 8 AM - 4 PM
Blackham Coliseum
2300 Johnston St, Lafayette, Louisiana 70503

April 1, 2017
18th Annual BREC Independence Park Spring Plant Sale and Garden Expo
Saturday 8 am to 1 pm, 7950 Independence Blvd, Baton Rouge

April 1, 2017
Saline, Louisiana. Local hidden gem to join National Register of Historic Places
The Briarwood Nature Preserve was the birthplace and home of Caroline Dormon, a renowned naturalist, author, artist and one of the first woman to be hired in the United States Forest Service.
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10 a.m., general registration.
10:30 a.m., Morning walk and golf cart tours and book signing of "Richard Johnson Protege of Caroline Dormon;"
11:30 a.m., lunch;
1 p.m. official unveiling of National Historic Place plaque;
1:30 pm. door prizes and raffle;
2 p.m. afernoon walk and Golf cart tours.
Information: (318) 576-3379

April 6, 2017
The Camellia Club of New Orleans will hold it's April meeting this Thursday the 6th at 7:00pm.
The meeting will be at the Lions Club of Metairie
1627 Metairie Rd. Metairie,LA

April 29, 2017
9 am til Noon
American Rose Center
8877 Jefferson Paige Road, Shreveport, LA.
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May 6 and 7, 2017
2017 Le Tour des Jardins Garden Tour
Hosted by Northwest Louisiana Master Gardeners
Tour hours will be 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on May 6, and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. on May 7. Advance tickets are $10 and can be purchased at any Citizens National Bank, or by calling the Master Gardener office at (318) 698-0010. Tickets may also be purchased at any garden on the days of the tour for $15.
Shreveport, LA.
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