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Smart Landscapes: Late Spring Field Walk – Picayune, MS

Enjoy a late spring field walk around the Crosby Arboretum grounds to learn about the native plant species in the exhibits, tips for identification and how you can use them in your home landscape, with Arboretum Director Pat Drackett. Members free; $5 for non-members. Reservations required. 370 Ridge Rd, Picayune, MS 39466 (601) 799-2311

LNPS Field Trip – Briarwood Nature Preserve

LNPS is planning a field trip to Briarwood Nature Preserve, home of Caroline Dormon, on May 26, 2024. The tour will be Sunday morning starting at 9 am. Tour costs are $12/person. Bayli Brossette, Briarwood curator, has offered free overnight camping on Friday and/or Saturday nights. The Education Building will be available for cots and […]

Monarchs, Migration, Milkweed and Oe – Hilltop Arboretum

Tuesday, May 28, 6:30-8 pm Linda Barber Auld, affectionately known as the NOLA BugLady, joins us to discuss monarch butterflies and the ecosystem of insects that visit milkweed plants. Linda will trace the history of the University of Kansas Monarch Watch Tagging Program and share the results of three fascinating university research studies on monarchs. […]

Feliciana Wildflower Festival – Clinton

Saturday, June 1, 8 am - 4 pm 12305 Saint Helena St, Clinton, LA 70722 The Feliciana Wildflower Project is hosting its first Feliciana Wildflower Festival June 1st, 2024! The festival will be held in downtown Clinton near the historic courthouse, downtown Historic Jackson and surrounding cities in the Feliciana's! 12305 Saint Helena St, Clinton, […]

Yard to Habitat Workshop – Lafayette

Yard-to-Habitat (Y2H) workshop at the Ira Nelson Horticulture Center. Get an introduction to native garden design and small group help on your landscape plan and plant list with experienced habitat gardeners. Registration will open on the Acadiana Native Plant Society's website ( mid-May. Limited to 20. Announcement will be by email and on Facebook. $40/32 […]

Abbeville Daylily Festival & Garden Show

A celebration of horticulture and all that it involves from plants, garden accessories, educational speakers and food booths. Sale booths will include: Daylilies, Hibiscus, Rare and Unusual Plants, Garden Supplies, Tools, Patio Items, Birdhouses, and more all underneath the beautiful oaks in Magdalen Square. 8:30am -3pm Location: Downtown Magdalen Square Abbeville, LA 70510 Phone: 337-652-2239

Medicinal Plants for Gardens of the Southeast – Picayune, MS

Jennifer Blanchard coordinates the medicinal plant certification program at Louisiana State University and has developed a new course focused on the native indigenous plants of Louisiana. With over two decades of experience in botanical research and environmental sciences studies, she is enthusiastic about sharing information on the propagation and use of native medicinal plants in […]

Wild Edibles & Useful Plants of the Gulf South – Picayune, MS

Botanist, conservationist, and taxonomist Dr. Charles Allen is regarded as one of the region’s foremost native plant educators. In this program, he will focus on foraging for wild edibles and the useful plant species native to the Gulf Coast. The event begins with a discussion of plants gathered by Dr. Allen, and the audience will be invited […]

Plant Sale – Acadiana Native Plant Project

End of Season plant sale at June Walker Memorial Greenhouse, 1046 Main Hwy, Arnaudville. Get more natives into your garden and get advice and consultation on your plans!

34th Annual BBBBB – Allen Acres

BOGS, BOLETES, BAYGALLS, BIRDS, BUTTERFLIES, BOTANICAL BLISS, BIG FOOT, BATES MOTEL, BIOBLITZ: The 34th Annual BBBBB June 7-9 34th annual BBB: Hope to see the snowy orchid and broad leaved Barbara’s buttons plus pitcher plant bog plants. For more information, contact Dr. Charles Allen or Susan Allen 337-328-2252 email You are invited to stay […]

Pollinator Plant Sale – Crosby Arboretum, Picayune MS

Friday, June 14, 2024 & Saturday June 15 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm (Members enter each day at 9:00 a.m.) This sale will feature native pollinator plants, including milkweed and other useful and attractive species for your yard and garden. Come browse these hard-to-find native species and enjoy this opportunity to speak with plant professionals that […]

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