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Southwest Louisiana Master Gardener

Calcasieu, Beauregard, Cameron, Jeff Davis, & Allen Parishes

The Master Gardener is a volunteer service and educational activity of the Parish Extension Horticulture Program offered by the Extension Horticulture Agent, Robert M. Turley in support of his program efforts. This part of the horticulture program is designed to recruit and train volunteers to help expand his educational efforts to home gardeners while providing an enjoyable and worthwhile service experience for volunteers.     + Continue


Southwest Louisiana Garden  Festival!

Each spring, the SWL Master Gardener Volunteers are proud to be a part of the Southwest Louisiana Garden Festival in cooperation with the Garden Festival Steering Committee, Calcasieu 4-H program and the Burton Coliseum in hosting the Garden   Festival to the garden public.  

Master Gardener Volunteers host the Garden Festival Information Booth, LSU Plant Health Clinic, Garden Hospitality Room, manage the front entrance parking and serve as welcoming greeters at both entrances.  They host the Master Gardener booth and   sale plants propagated by them.  While at the Garden Festival, drop by and visit and see what plants are available. + Continue