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

Winter Garden

What a winter we have had in our area so far! With record cold temperatures for record lengths of time, many of us may have lost some of our tender plants. The best thing to do is to cut the foliage/stems back past any freeze damage to just past undamaged tissue. We have to remember however, that February is not over yet. My mama used to say, “Just wait ’til February then you’ll need your big coat!” So be prepared, we could have another freeze(s).
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“Let it Rain:
Living with Water in our Louisiana Landscapes”

Winter Garden Symposium presented by MGGNO and LSU AgCenter

 

See more photos from the Let It Rain Symposium on our Facebook page

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!

Keep up with Greater New Orleans gardening tips, techniques, and events
GNO Gardening on Facebook

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