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

Japanese Spirea

Spirea, Spirea x vanhoutei, Bridal Wreath Baby’s Breath or whatever you call it, has beautiful small white clusters of blooms in spring. Southern homeowners have planted them alternated beside azaleas for years. The pink variety, pink spirea however, is a deciduous shrub that you may want to consider for your garden even in the heat of the summer.

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SPRING GARDEN SHOW 2015

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