Welcome to the independent website of the Master Gardeners of Greater New Orleans! This site is intended to provide our members and the general public with up-to-date information on our organization including educational and gardening activities, volunteer opportunities in and around town, and the latest news of MGGNO.   General information about the Louisiana Master Gardener program, horticultural publications and more can be found at lsuagcenter.com and in this brief article by René Schmit, Louisiana Master Gardener Coordinator4.

Our Mission

To increase the public’s love for and knowledge of gardening and responsible stewardship of the environment.

Serving Jefferson, Orleans, Plaquemines and St. Bernard parishes, the Master Gardeners of Greater New Orleans strives to aid  the LSU AgCenter to meet the educational needs of home gardeners in our community while providing enjoyable, worthwhile service experience for our members.

Gardening Tips

Helianthus angustifolius

Wildflowers for Fall Plantings

Roadsides and meadows come alive with colors of wildflowers in September, October and November. Wildflowers for our area can be planted in Fall from late October through November and in spring during March and April.

The major colors of the fall wildflowers are golden yellow, purple, lavender, blue and pink. Particularly noticeable are tall wildflowers such as the golden narrow-leaved sunflower (Helianthus angustifolius), Read more

Our Recent Trip to Avery Island

Read MG Calla Victoria’s post about the trip.

Our own LMG Roma Gibson-King is featured in Dave McNamara’s feature on the Monarchs with her kids at St Agnes. Great job Roma!!!

County Agent’s Tip of the Month

Click here to read the latest tip from our County Agent.