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Summer Plant Sale & Garden Expo – Baton Rouge

Summer plant sale and Garden Expo, Independence Botanical Gardens,  7950 Independence Blvd, Baton Rouge 8 A.M.–NOON Members of the different plant societies and vendors will be available to answer questions and discuss selecting, growing and maintaining the plants that they are selling.  Sale items include:  Roses, herbs, ferns, native plants, perennials, gingers, daylilies, garden art, […]

Briarwood Nature Preserve Jr Curator Day

Junior Curator Day is the perfect event for young minds who are passionate about history, forestry, wildlife, and horticulture! Students will have the opportunity to explore the Briarwood Nature Preserve (216 Caroline Dorman Rd, Saline LA 71070) guided by experts in the fields of herpetology, history, botany, and much more, who will share their knowledge […]

Introduction to Using Native Plants in the Home Landscape – Crosby Arboretum, Picayune MS

Saturday, August 19, 2023 - 10:00 am to 11:00 am Crosby Arboretum, 370 Ridge Rd, Picayune, MS 39466    (601) 799-2311 Learn about the value of native plants and the reasons why you should consider including more native species in your landscape. Create “sustainable” landscapes that will save you time and money, work with your property’s ecological […]

Invasive Species Workshop – BREC

Want to learn how we handle horrible invaders? This is the workshop for you! Join us for a morning where we will spell out the worst offenders and how you can get rid of them. Take back your yard or property and help us create healthy habitats for local wildlife.  

BREC Urban Hike Series – Zachary Community Park

Zachary Community Park 20055 Old Scenic Hwy Zachary, LA 70791 Interested in exploring the nature oasis next door or looking to take your neighborhood walks to the next level? Our Urban Hike series is a great start! Geared toward nature novices of all ages, participants will enjoy a leisurely walk through a BREC park while […]

BREC Urban Hike Series – First Saturdays at Frenchtown

Frenchtown Conservation Area 17819 Frenchtown Road Greenwell Springs, LA 70739 Start your month off on the right foot by spending a little time in nature at Frenchtown Road Conservation Area. These activities will focus on connecting both nature lovers and nature novices alike with the inner workings of the largest conservation area in the BREC […]

Native Plant Propagation for Beginners – Longue Vue House & Gardens

Join Longue Vue Director of Gardens, Amy Graham, for this fun, educational workshop including a lecture, seed collecting and a garden tour! Seed sowing, collecting and other forms of propagation will be covered. You’ll go home with your own wildflower seeds and one native plant. All tools, materials and garden admission are included. Longue Vue […]

Pelican Greenhouse Plant Sale – NOLA City Park

Get your green thumbs ready for the Pelican Greenhouse Plant Sale! With hundreds of varieties of plants, there’s something everyone will love including garden soil and pine straw to finish…

BREC Hike Series – Nature Night Hike and Campfire: Blackwater

Blackwater Conservation Area 9385 Blackwater Road Central, LA 70814 Join us on a Friday night for a great way to say hello to summer! The program will include a night hike learning about local ecology and nocturnal animals and will include activities and games. Come enjoy this great way to get the family out after […]

Iris Demonstration Day – Island Iris Nursery City Park

Greater New Orleans Iris Society will hold its first Demonstration Day  Saturday, September 9, from 9 to 11 AM at our Island Iris Nursery in City Park. Members and friends are invited to come out for cultural demonstrations on demand. We'll show how Louisiana irises should be divided and replanted and provide examples of growing […]

Cajun Prairie Habitat Preservation Society Meeting & Prairie Tour

Come catch the peak Liatris pycnostachya (Prairie blazing star; plume des Kansas) bloom! The Cajun Prairie Habitat Preservation Society will be having its annual "fall" meeting and prairie tour on Saturday, September 9th. The tour will start at 8:00 AM at our Eunice prairie, before moving to the LSUE Science Building (room 102) for our […]

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