February 20, 2016 

9 AM - 12 PM

Rose Pruning and Pruning Clinic

Independence Park Botanic Garden

 Come help us prune the roses at Independence Park and learn the proper pruning techniques from experienced rosarians.


Baton Rouge Garden Show

March 12 & 13

9 AM - 4 PM

John M. Parker Coliseum

LSU Campus


March or April 2016

8 AM - 12 PM

Rose Sale

Independence Park Botanic Garden

Baton Rouge

There will be healthy roses of various varieties available for sale.  Many are old favorites but we will also have new introductions for sale. Please come help us sell the roses or just enjoy the park and garden.

March 19,  2016 

8  AM - 12 PM

Road Trip to Armstrong Park

New Orleans

Meet at 9:30 AM behind Cracker Barrel Restaurant at Tanger Mall. We will car pool down to Armstrong Park where Leo Watermeier will be our tour guide.  Leo is the curator of the old garden roses in Armstrong Park and a member of the New Orleans Old Garden Rose Society.  After the tour, we will lunch at a local restaurant.



Independence Park Botanic Garden

Independence Park Blvd

Baton Rouge

We are revitalizing the rose garden with disease resistant hybrid teas, old garden roses, hardy no spray shrubs and miniatures.  Come watch our progress and get some ideas for reworking your own garden.