garden fest


Garden Fest

                  breochure            Saturday, June 17, 2017 7:30 am-1:00 pm



Garden Fest is a family friendly festival for the young and the young at heart! 

The festival will begin at 7:30 am with delicious omelets provided by the Louisiana Egg Commission and fresh Bloody Mary samples made by Mason's Grill.

Throughout the day we will have activities including educational programs, age appropriate waterslides for kids, hayrides, vegetable tastings, gardening advice, and answers to your burning plant questions. See our schedule for Educational Programs below!


hayride     To fill every one's tummies, we are hosting a variety of food trucks including Taco de Paco. We are thrilled        to announce that Ninja Snowballs and City Gelato will be returning this year!

     Tickets are $5 for ages 4 and up and free for ages 3 and below. You can buy tickets here or at the event.            Please bring your swimsuits and beach towels for a mini-vacation right here in the heart of Baton Rouge! 

     For more information, visit our Facebook, Instagram and Eventbrite.    


Schedule for Educational Programs:

9 am Jean Pittman “Introduction to honey bees”

9:30 am Dr. Chrissy Mogren “Good gardening practices for good bugs”

10 am Tyler Carr “Guide to creating unique container gardens”

10:30 am Dr. Yan Chen "Pollinator protection and neonicotinoids"

11 am Dr. Kiki Fontenot “Backyard vegetable basics"



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