Live Oaks in City Park’s Old Grove almost 1,000 years old.
New Orleans, Louisiana Audubon Nature Institute The Botany Center displays Louisiana’s native plants. 86 acre bottomland hardwood forest with trails, some handicap accessible. [ info ]
New Orleans, Louisiana Longue Vue House & Gardens The eight acres of gardens around this Classical Revival mansion include water features and alleys, wild, yellow, walled, and portico gardens, and a children’s discovery garden.A National Historic Landmark, the estate was designed in 1939-1942 for philanthropists Edgar Bloom Stern, a New Orleans cotton broker, and his […]
New Orleans, Louisiana New Orleans Botanical Garden Part of New Orleans’s City Park, New Orleans Botanical Garden is one of the few remaining examples of public garden design from the WPA and Art Deco Period, remaining today as a showcase of three notable talents: New Orleans architect Richard Koch, landscape architect William Wiedorn, and artist […]
Shreveport, Louisiana American Rose Society Garden The Gardens of The American Rose Center are the home of the American Rose Society and the largest garden in the U.S. devoted to roses. Over 42 acres of roses including the “What’s New” garden, featuring the nation’s newest rose varieties, the “All-America Rose Selections” garden, featuring nationally-tested, award-winning […]
Ville Platte, Louisiana Louisiana State Arboretum More than 300 acres of natural growth, embellished with additional plantings of species that are indigenous to the state. Atypical of the terrain in the Louisiana prairie land, the topography of the Arboretum is varied and dramatic. The landscape ranges from nearly flat along the Walker Branch of Lake […]