The Burden Horticulture Society (BHS) is a non-profit organization of people interested in participating in and supporting LSU AgCenter's Botanic Gardens at Burden, located at 4560 Essen Lane in Baton Rouge, 70809. The purpose of BHS is education, fund raising, and assisting in the promotion and development of the Burden Center.
Our educational programs include Project Learning Tree and monthly lectures; our promotional activities include art and music events, hayride tours, Arbor day, and a fun family weekend in the fall. The gardens and Trees and Trails are open to the public year round.
Click here to see a map of Burden Museum and Gardens
Click here to see a map of the Master Plan for the future.
Donate to the Cause
At "Gift 1 Donation For:"
Line 1: Select “LSU Ag Center”,
Line 2: Select “Burden Horticulture Society”
Line 3: Enter "Trees and Trails" or other interest (optional)
Every First Monday - Noon - 1PM
$10 (Free to Members)
"New Super Plants for 2014"
Daniel Wells, LSU Horticulturist
May 3, 8:30am - 5:00pm
Ken Wilson, Dr. Charles Allen, & Jeff McMillian
Focusing on plant photography
$60 (includes lunch)
Click her for more information
Click here for Registration Form
Southern Region Master Gardener Conference
October 21 - 24, 2014
Baton Rouge Crowne Plaza
Click here for early registration
|Burden Horticultural Society will be a strategic partner in fulfilling the goals of the Burden Center Master Plan, including developing garden collections that reflect the heritage of south Louisiana and establishing focused gardens; greenhouses; and training and support facilities that will provide a complete horticultural education experience for the general public.||In concert with the Burden Center Master Plan, the mission of BHS is to enhance and promote the Burden Center and its serene environment for the benefit of the public through educational programs, fundraising, and volunteerism.|