2nd Saturday

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On the 2nd Saturday of each month, Parkway Partners hosts a lecture and corresponding plant sale.  Thanks to donations from people like you, we are able to keep these events free of charge.  

  • Where:  1137 Baronne St. in Central City.
  • When:  Gates are open from 9am-noon, with the speaker presenting at 10am.
  • Every discussion is accompanied by a plant sale that reflects that day’s topic and the current planting season.

Visit our event calendar for a full list of 2nd Saturday events.

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For more information and if you would like to volunteer on 2nd Saturdays contact Nell Howard.


2014 2nd Saturday Speaker Schedule

January 11, 2014  -  Chickens and other Urban Farm Animals
Speaker: Jeanne Firth of Grow Dat Youth Farm

February 8, 2014 Harvesting Rainwater in the City
Speaker: Demetria Christo of EcoUrban Sustainable Landscaping

March 8, 2014Propagation and Pass-Along Plants
Speaker: Keith Bleichner former Chief Landscape Architect of Department of Parks and Parkways

March 15, 2014TREE AND PLANT SALE at the New Orleans Department of Parks and Parkways
Speaker: Dan Gill of LSU Agricultural CenterX

April 12, 2014 –  Kitchen Gardens
Speaker: Emily Mickley-Doyle and Matt Glassman of SPROUT NOLA

May 10, 2014Organic Pest Control and Beneficial Bugs.
Speaker: TBD

June 14, 2014Vertical Wall Gardens

July 12, 2014Backyard Water Features
Speaker: TBD

August 9, 2014The Unusual to the Sublime – Summer Heat Lovers
Speaker: Steve Murphy of Sunrise Trading

September 13, 2014Edible Landscaping
Speaker: Demetria Christo from EcoUrban Sustainable Landscaping

October 11, 2014Schoolyard and Backyard Gardening for the Whole Family
Speaker: Kiki Fontenot of LSU Agricultural Center

November 8, 2014 Trees, Care, & Managing Fruit and Nut Trees in Winter
Speaker:  TBD

December 13, 2014 -  Fairy Gardens and Horticultural Therapy
Speaker:  Bettie Abbate of Delgado Horticulture Dept