Our Mother’s Day Gift Guide

mothers day gifts new orleans

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 12th this year. While some may dismiss the day as a “Hallmark” holiday, we believe that mothers come in all shapes, forms and sizes and should be celebrated. We have gathered up some great mother’s day gift ideas today in our Mother’s Day gift guide. They are at different price

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Planting for Pollinators!

pollinator gardening new orleans

At TPG, we are spoiled rotten with pollinators. Our garden center is basically an “all-you-can-eat-buffet” for them and we are graced with their presence almost every day. This post was inspired by our recent Earth Day presentation at Dillard University on pollinators and their role in our environment. It is very important to take care

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Our Guide to Pots

Garden Center Pots

It might be no secret that we love pots. We have the largest selection in the city and have new pots coming in all the time. From a $2 terracotta pot to our $1500 15th century olive jars, we have a wide selection in different materials and sizes and shapes. So we thought we would

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Native Plants

native plant

Native plants are plants that have existed for many years and that occur naturally in our local landscape. Native plants can be trees, flowers, grasses, shrubs, and small bedding plants. The positive advantages to native plants are that they are already acclimated to our climate and require minimal maintenance. They do not usually require fertilizer

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Use Edible Flowers This Spring!

Using flowers is an amazing, natural way to decorate and use up the last of those winter annuals! Here we give you some of our favorite ideas on how to use edible flowers. Read below to see a list of some great edible flowers.

edible flowers in cocktails

Here is a list of some great edible flowers to use in salads, to decorate cakes, garnish cocktails, or use on your table:

• Borage
• Calendula
• Lavender
• Nasturtiums
• Pansies
• Roses
• Violas


For cooking and baking, we like to use calendula and lavender as they have flavors to add to your cooking. For salads, we love nasturtiums, pansies and borage as they have a grassier, mintier flavor that lends well to salads.

Nasturtium Edible Flower

Use them for decorating! We hope you find some wonderful ways to use those flowers growing in your backyard and around your markets.

Mardi Gras Decorations Edible Flowers

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