NEW ORLEANS – Today, the City of New Orleans announced the 2013 Tree and Plant sale, a collaborative effort of the Department of Parks and Parkways and Parkway Partners. The sale will be held on Saturday, March 2, 2013, from 8:00 a.m. to 12 noon at the Department of Parks and Parkways, 2829 Gentilly Blvd., New Orleans, LA 70122.
Favorite New Orleans plants, trees, flowering shrubs, perennials, hanging baskets, roses and citrus trees from local nurseries will be available for sale. The sale will also feature an informational workshop. Dan Gill is the featured speaker at 10 a.m. with the workshop, “Flowering Trees of New Orleans.”
The annual sale is a special educational effort for home gardeners. The City of New Orleans Department of Parks and Parkways staff -- urban foresters, landscape architects and horticulturists -- will guide participants in selections. Residents are encouraged to bring pictures of their horticultural challenges.
For more information on the project, and the plant listing, contact Parkway Partners at (504) 620-2224 or visit www.ParkwayPartnersNOLA.org.