URBAN GARDENER AT PARKWAY PARTNERS

URBAN GARDENER AT PARKWAY PARTNERS

 

Join your friends on Saturday, June 11 for 2nd Saturday.

urbangardener1Urban Gardener, Caroline O’Brien will discuss Organic Gardening. Learn about soil amendments, weed and pest control and crop layout to produce fresh organics from your own garden.

Saturday, June 11 | Gates open from 9am-noon

Caroline O’Brien speaks at 10am inside Parkway Partners

1137 Baronne St in Central City

For sale at the greenhouse: Angelonia, Bee balm, Cleome, Passion flower, Pentas, zinnias and native milk weed.

Peppers, squash, eggplant and sugar cane.

Keep mosquitos at bay with lemon balm, citronella, Rosemary, geraniums, peppermint .

Termites are flying! Have your trees treated TODAY to avoid destruction of your urban forest. *Orders are first come, first served.

Place your orders and pay online.

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Mission:

Parkway Partners is a non-profit organization that empowers citizens to preserve, maintain and beautify greenspace in New Orleans.

History:

The organization was founded by citizen action in 1982 in response to massive budget cuts to the New Orleans Department of Parks and Parkways. Parkway Partners began its work by adopting out neutral grounds to citizens for maintenance. Today it supports extensive programming throughout Orleans Parish, including:
•+45 community gardens/urban farms
•11 public schoolyard gardens
•+11,500 trees planted since Hurricane Katrina
•+600 neutral grounds adopted
•Thousands of trees preserved through annual treatment and fertilization
•Development and restoration of multiple parks, including Cancer Survivor’s Plaza, Lee Circle, Jackson Square, Washington Square and Palmer Park
•Monthly educational series, 2nd Saturdays
•Annual Tree and Plant Sale in partnership with the New Orleans Department of Parks and Parkways
•Annual Tree Troopers educational series, since 2006

http://parkwaypartnersnola.org/