Saturday, July 26, 2008

Symposium for Sustainable Gardening

Learn 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 & Soil Health Grant Estrade, Laughing Buddha Nursery
Organic Pest Management Anne Baker, Sustainable Gardening Educator
Organic Weed Control Ron Strahan, LSU AgCenter
Urban Storm Water Management John Cassidy, Cassidy Outdoor Services
Sustainable Lawn Care Bobby Fletcher, LSU AgCenter
Organic Vegetable Gardening Owusu Bandele, Southern University 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 has been extended due to popular demand and is required by Monday, August 4th, 2008.
Please fill out the registration form attached to this email, or click here
to download the pdf off of the LSU AgCenter Official Website.
Make your check for $10.00 payable to "MGGNO" and mail it along with your completed form to:
MGGNO Symposium, P.O. Box 168, Barataria, LA 70036.

For additional information, please call (504) 838-1170, email or visit

Saturday, August 9th, 2008
9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
East Bank Regional Library - Napoleon Room
4747 W. Napoleon Avenue
Metairie, LA 70001

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