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

Shasta Daisy ‘Lucille White’

Shasta Daisy – Leucanthemum x superbum

No other flower brings to mind purity, cottage, country gardens to me as much as the Shasta Daisy. The white flowers are simple and beautiful. The flower also symbolizes innocence, loyal love, beauty, patience and simplicity. Daisies are often depicted in meadows in Medieval paintings. They are also known as a “flowery mead.” Daisies are believed to be more than 4,000 years old. Egyptian ceramics were decorated with daisies. Daisies were and are still used in Mary Gardens. Read more

An overwhelming response for the … 2017 Winter Symposium!”

2016 Fall Garden Show – our NEW LMG/MGGNO BOOTH

With “Plants from the Dark Side”, LMG merchandise, to Butterfly garden tours – Thank you to so many volunteers who came out for this three day October event!

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Instructions for Reporting Volunteer Hours