Spring’s sunny cool days won’t stick around for long. Make the most of them by getting out into your garden. Want to up your gardening game? Check out these upcoming events and workshops.
Spring in the Swamp — Friday through Sunday, April 14-16, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Barataria Preserve, Jean Lafitte National Historical Park, 6588 Barataria Blvd., Marrero — Join National Park Service rangers and volunteers for Spring in the Swamp, a weekend of free hands-on activity stations and guided ranger walks. 504.689.3690, nps.gov/jela.
Hummingbird talk — Saturday, April 15, 10:30 a.m., Latter Library, 5120 St. Charles Ave. — The Master Gardeners of Greater New Orleans will present an informal talk on how to attract hummingbirds to your yard. Free. email@example.com.
Be sure to use an heirloom tomato, as some store-bought tomatoes can be sterile.
Breakfast with the Birds — Saturday, April 15, 8 a.m.-10 a.m., Woodlands Trail, 449 F. Edward Hebert Blvd., Belle Chasse — Join Woodland Conservancy members in a stroll through the woods and learn about the common springtime birds of southern Louisiana. Refreshments will be served at the Daybrook pavilion. Breakfast will be $15 ($10 for members). RSVP at woodlandsconservancy.org.
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