New Orleans Garden Orgs
New Orleans Plant Orgs
Garden, Plant Organizations
Alphabetical Listings ~ 28 ~
All-America Rose Selections - non-profit association of rose growers and introducers dedicated to garden rose research and promotion since 1938. Today, the AARS program is one of the most successful and highly regarded of its kind, having brought to the forefront some of the most popular roses in history, such as Peace, Knock Out and Bonica.
All-America Selections - non-profit organization celebrates 67 years of testing and introducing significantly improved new flowers and vegetables grown from seed and bedding plants. AAS continues as the oldest, most established international testing organization in North America.
American Hibiscus Society - The purpose of the American Hibiscus Society, one of the larger specialized plant societies, is to encourage and promote the development and improvement of hibiscus and to collect, record and pass on information concerning hibiscus.
America's Wetland - America's WETLAND is one of the largest and most productive expanses of coastal wetlands in North America. This valuable landscape extending along Louisiana's coast is disappearing at a rate of 25 square miles per year. The America's WETLAND Foundation through the Campaign is raising awareness of the impact of Louisiana's wetland loss and increase support for efforts to conserve and save coastal Louisiana.
American Rose Society - Founded in 1892, the American Rose Society is the oldest single plant horticultural society in America. The ARS is an educational, nonprofit organization dedicated exclusively to the cultivation and enjoyment of roses. ARS supports its members by providing educational programs, resourceful publications, and continuing research.
American Society of Horticultural Science - promotes and encourages scientific research and education in horticulture within the United States and throughout the world. ASHS members (researchers, faculty and other educational personnel, extension agents, Federal and state experiment station representatives, and growers and distributors of horticultural products) continue to make significant advances in these areas, and are well-positioned to lead the rapid evolution of horticultural science through the 21st century.
AmericanHort - On January 1, 2014, AmericanHort was born by the consolidation of the American Nursery & Landscape Association and OFA—The Association of Horticultural Professionals. AmericanHort truly represents the entire horticulture industry, including breeders, greenhouse and nursery growers, retailers, distributors, interior and exterior landscapers, florists, students, educators, researchers, manufacturers, and all of those who are part of the industry market chain.
Botanical Society of America - promotes research & teaching in all fields of plant biology, facilitates cooperation among plant biologists and other scientists, and disseminates knowledge of plants, algae and fungi to all for ultimate application to solving practical problems of humanity.
Garden Library of the New Orleans Town Gardeners - New Orleans - Tulane University. The Garden Library of the New Orleans Town Gardeners is an extensive collection of published works dealing with gardens, gardening and related subjects. Included are practical works, theoretical treatises, histories, biographies, and reference publications.
Garden Study Center & Lath House - New Orleans - City Park New Orleans. Renovated in 1992, the Garden Study Center is an extraordinary example of WPA architecture. Originally known as the old Potting Shed, this beautifully restored structure is one of the original brick buildings in City Park designed by the late architect, Richard Koch. Near the lily pond and the Conservatory, it has solid brick walls, a slate roof and copper gutters reminiscent of an old English cottage.
Greater New Orleans Iris Society - The Greater New Orleans Iris Society (GNOIS) is the local affiliate of the American Iris Society and the Society for Louisiana Irises. The GNOIS is a group comprised of everyday gardeners who’s purpose is to learn about, promote and encourage interest in the Louisiana iris and to raise awareness of the five Louisiana iris species that grow in the wild, including the Louisiana state wild flower; Iris giganticaerulea.
Hilltop Arboretum - Baton Rouge - Welcome to LSU Hilltop Arboretum! These fourteen extraordinarily beautiful acres in Baton Rouge showcase an extensive collection of Louisiana native trees and shrubs. The property known as Hilltop is located on Highland Road south of LSU.
Jefferson Parish Christmas Tree Restoration Project - Since 1991, over 750,000 Christmas trees have been recycled by using them to rebuild wetlands rather than taking up valuable landfill space. Tree fences slow wave action, trap sediments, and combat erosion. Wetlands will be created and protected behind shoreline cribs and by filling in dead-end, abandoned, oil-access canals.
Lake Vista Garden Club - New Orleans - New Lake Vista Garden Club Blog. We have a new Garden Club blog where you can stay up-to-date on upcoming events and leave comments for your fellow club members.
Longue Vue House & Gardens - New Orleans - Welcoming visitors each year, Longue Vue is pleased to offer a respite from the rush of daily life, the revitalizing experience of extraordinary art and gardens, and opportunities to learn more about the complex social history of the Gulf South. We look forward to welcoming you to Longue Vue’s exhibits and programs and to continuing to build pathways for a better understanding of our complex world.
Louisiana Dept of Natural Resources - Office of Coastal Restoration Management, Save Louisiana Wetlands ~Turning Back the Tide on A Vanishing American Treasure. At the Louisiana Department of Natural Resources, we welcome visitors from all over, from New Orleans to Shreveport, from New York to California, and beyond.
Louisiana Garden Club Federation, Inc. - With members in eight geographic districts, Louisiana Garden Club Federation is the largest volunteer gardening organization in Louisiana. Conservation and protection of Louisiana's natural resources, environmental awareness, and appreciation of the state's natural beauty are promoted by LGCF, Inc. and its members.
Louisiana Native Plant Society - The Louisiana Native Plant Society was founded in 1983 as a state-wide, non-profit organization. Its purposes are: To preserve and study native plants and their habitats. To educate people on the value of native plants and the need to preserve and protect rare and endangered species. To promote the propagation and use of native plants in the landscape. To educate people on the relationship between our native flora and wildlife.
Louisiana State University Agricultural Center - Baton Rouge - The Lsu Agcenter Exists To Develop And Deliver Practical, Useful, Life-Enhancing Information To The Citizens Of Louisiana. Lsu Agcenter Topics Include Lawn, Garden, Family, Home, Crops, Livestock, Money, Business, Community, Food, Health, Environment, Natural Resources, Kids, Teens, 4-H, Communications, And Our Offices.
National Association of Landscape Professionals - The National Association of Landscape Professionals is the trade association for the landscape industry, representing the voice of more than 100,000 landscape professionals. Member companies specialize in lawn care, landscape design and installation, landscape maintenance, tree care, irrigation and water management, and interior plantscaping.
National Christmas Tree Association - Find all the real Christmas Tree places in your area by state or you can find the tree by species. This holiday season, people all over the world will be celebrating the 500th anniversary of the first decorated Christmas Tree, recorded in 1510 in Riga, Latvia.
New Orleans Chapter of the American Hibiscus Society - Informational website dealing with hibiscus rosa-sinensis. Extensive information on plant cultivation, show events and links of interest to hibiscus enthusiasts.
New Orleans Orchid Society - New Orleans Orchid Society Growing orchids need not be difficult. It can be as easy as growing some common house plants.
PLANET Professional Landcare Network - PLANET, the Professional Landcare Network, is an international association serving lawn care professionals, landscape management contractors, design/build/installation professionals, and interior plantscapers. PLANET provides its members with a good business foundation to help them evaluate, plan, and better manage their companies.
Society for Louisiana Irises (SLI) - Lafayette - The mission of the Society is to promote the use of Louisiana irises as a gardening resource, including education, conservation of species and worthy hybrids, cooperation with other organizations of similar interests, and through hosting an annual convention.
Southeast Louisiana Daylily Society - New Orleans - information on joining the club as well as links to other daylily links around the world.
Southern Nurserymen's Association - building a brighter future for the horticulture industry since 1899.
Zydeco Louisiana Iris Garden - New Orleans - This garden is a project of the Greater New Orleans Iris Society. Its purpose is to preserve, propagate and promote Louisiana irises and to make plants available to parks and other entities that will display them for public enjoyment and education. Special emphasis will be placed upon conserving both the various forms of the five species and old, historically important cultivars that can still be obtained.