2nd Saturdays


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.

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

2016 2nd Saturday Speaker Schedule

July 9, 2016 – Stormwater Management

Jeff Supak, Global Green NOLA, presents on rain water solutions for the home gardener.  Learn about the Water Wise Nola initiative to guide you in making better choices toward the common goal of a more sustainable urban environment.

August 13, 2016 – Gardening for Fall Interest

Tammany Baumgarten, BaumGardens Landscape Design presents.  Take a break form the heat and start planning for one of our best gardening seasons in the south.  Expert advice on what and how to create excitement in your home landscape with color and texture.

September 10, 2016 – Bee Keeping

Russell Harris of Rotolo Landscape design will present on creating bee friendly habitat in your yard and caring for your own hive. Plants for sale will include pollinator friendly plants to attract bees year round.

October 8, 2016 – Urban Orchards

Margee Green, Environmental Horticulturalist of Press Street Gardens, presents on caring for an Urban Orchard.  We will also have a compost demonstration from Constance Fowler in the yard!

November 12, 2016 – Lawn Alternatives

Master Gardner Joan Doyle will provide insight into alternatives to turf while creating a pleasing garden atmosphere. Individualize your landscape to reflect your style and reduce water and energy dependence.

December 10, 2016 – Garden Remedies for Health and Wellness

Jen Stovall, Herbalist and Health Educator of Maypop Community Herb Shop presents.  Learn about the healing powers of plants that can be cultivated by the home gardener.