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


Blue Daze

Blue Daze – Evolvulus glomeratus, Evolvulus nuttallianus, is a heat tolerant plant that does well in sun or part shade. It has small beautiful true blue flowers. This plant has gray-green foliage with no real pest or disease problems. It is a shrubby, low growing, mounding plant. Evolvulus performs well in beds with other plants, as a groundcover or in containers and window boxes. Planted at the edges of bed, it will drape over the edges to soften the garden.

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