Whether for children or adults, the LSU AgCenter's Botanic Gardens at Burden offers fun events year round.  From the playing outside to dining under the stars, and from planting trees to art competition, we try to offer all a great experience. - ,

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Education - we have it.  Learn more about gardening through monthly lectures, habitat and nature through Trees and Trails and the Children's Garden, or self guide on your own through many of the gardens on site.


4560 Essen Lane, Baton Rouge, LA.      225-763-3990     Email:   BotanicGardens@att.net

Click here for more information on the LSU AgCenter's Botanic Gardens at Burden.

  • Garden Fest
    Sat, June 17
    7:30 am - 1 pm
    Click here for more information
  • Children's Garden Series
    Sat. June 24, 9-11 am
    ''Native Trees" - nature hike to learn Louisiana native trees, Ages 6-12
    $15 fee
    Register via email - angwall@cox.net.
  • Reflections in the Garden
    Mon, July 10th
    Noon - 1 PM
    "Cooking Up LA Treasures: Delicious Ways to Prepare Local Summer Produce" with Chef Celeste Gill

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