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.
Reflections in the Garden
Monday, Feb. 2, 2015
"Color With Camellias"
Dr. Pat Hegwood
|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.|