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Louisiana Master Gardeners State Conference


Master Gardeners of Greater New Orleans and the LSU AgCenter are hosting the Louisiana Master Gardeners state conference, which will be open to the public and the Airport Hilton in Kenner May 12-14. The theme is "Yesterday, Today, Tomorrow...Inspiration, Treasures and Trends for the Southern Garden."

During the three-day event, attendees will hear 25 presentations from leading experts in horticulture and design.

This year will mark the first time the conference will open to the general public, said AgCenter horticulture agent Sarah Everhart, from Jefferson Parish.

To register for the conference, go to mggno.org/lmg16 and use access code MGGNO. The registration fee is $175. The optional tours are priced separately and include transportation and box lunch.

For more information on the schedule, speakers, topics and tours please visit www.mggno.org/lmg16 or call the conference co-chair Karen Romig at 504.908.2018 or email mastergardeners.gno@gmail.com, or contact Everhart at 504.736.6519 or severhart@agcenter.lsu.edu.