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

Freeze-damaged window box after update


Garden Solutions for Freeze Damaged Container Gardens
and Outdoor Arrangements

It can be difficult to keep our containers and plantings looking their best due to our extreme weather. I came across an idea from Creekside Gardens on YouTube. The gardener used readily available evergreen plant materials from her garden to supplement her container and garden areas damaged by freezing temperatures.

My list of suggestions for materials to use: Read more


Louisiana Super Plants

Tell us a little about yourself.

I’m a retired nurse with 25 years of experience in hospitals and 20 years in medical sales. I enjoy my time in the garden, with family, and with friends.

What inspired you to become a Master Gardener?

I was choosing an organization of professionals, which provided certification of garden knowledge, volunteer projects and continuing education which enhance my personal garden.

What do you love to learn about the most in gardening?

I love how native plants contribute to our ecosystem and support our insects and birds with beauty and purpose in our landscapes.

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