Welcome!

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 Miles Brashier, 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

Ficus/Fig – Moraceae Family

Any of a large family of mostly tropical trees, shrubs, and vines belonging to the genus Ficus. They are members of the mulberry family, having milky sap and large, thick or stiff leaves, including the edible fig, the banyan, and many species grown as ornamentals. The history of the fig centers around the Mediterranean region and is commonly cultivated in mild-temperate climates. There are over 1,000 species, mostly giant “rubber trees” and mostly tropical.
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MGGNO Receives Grant

MGGNO Federal City Community Garden Project recently received a grant from the 2017 New Orleans Hash House Harriers Red Dress Run. Here are Miranda, Charlotte and Suzanne at the awards banquet.

Spring Garden Show 2017

Many Happy Volunteers + Many Happy Visitors this year = MANY GREAT PLANT SALES! Thanks to Everyone!

An overwhelming response for the … 2017 Winter Symposium!”

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