Learn how to garden in harmony with nature by practicing environmentally friendly and
sustainable gardening techniques appropriate for our New Orleans climate. Join local
horticultural experts for a full day of presentations and a panel discussion on this increasingly
popular trend in home gardening.
Environmentally Responsible Landscaping, Dan Gill, LSU AgCenter
Backyard Composting and Soil Health, Grant Estrade, Laughing Buddha Nursery
Organic Pest Management, Ann Baker, New Orleans Food and Farm Network
Organic Weed Control, Ron Strahan, LSU AgCenter
Urban Storm Water Management, John Cassidy, Cassidy Outdoor Services
Sustainable Lawn Care, Bobby Fletcher, LSU AgCenter
Sustainable Rose Culture, Peggy Martin, New Orleans rosarian
Panel Discussion moderated by Beth Perkins, Banting’s Nursery
Your $10.00 admission also includes a box lunch and free publications from the LSU AgCenter.
Pre-registration is required by Monday, July 28, 2008. Please mail your check payable to
“MGGNO” and this completed form to: MGGNO Symposium, P. O. Box 168, Barataria, LA, 70036.
East Bank Regional Library - Napoleon Room
4747 W. Napoleon Avenue
Metairie, LA 70001
Master Gardeners of Greater New Orleans and LSU AgCenter
SATURDAY, AUGUST 9, 2008
9:30 A.M TO 4 P.M.