Louisiana April 24, 2019
Your Kids Will Have A Blast At This Little-Known Children’s Garden Hiding In Louisiana
If you’re looking for a fun and unique location that’s perfect for an outing with the little ones, we’ve found the perfect place. This charming children’s garden is hiding in plain sight in Baton Rouge, and it’s a fun place that kids of all ages will enjoy. They’re hosting a festival in just a few short weeks, so mark your calendars! Let’s check it out.
Nestled within the heart of Baton Rouge, the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens is a wonderful hidden gem that’s just waiting for you to explore.
The 440-acre attraction features an impressive collection of specialty gardens including a rose garden, a stone camellia collection, an herb garden, and many others.
Not only is this a beautiful oasis of sights and colors, but the facility plays an important role in research programs for fruit and vegetable industries, wetlands and coastal restoration, and the forestry industry.
There are several miles of beautiful boardwalk and gravel trails that will take you through some spectacular scenery.
The little ones will especially love the Children’s Garden. Designed for all ages, the garden is always changing. With every new season comes new flowers and vegetables, so there’s always something new to see.
In the Children’s Garden, kids are encouraged to interact with their surroundings. The garden is filled with edible plants and children are welcome to pull out a carrot or snap off a tomato while they’re playing.
They frequently host all kinds of events, so be sure to check their calendar. The Children’s Garden Festival takes place on May 4th from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m., and you won’t want to miss it.
This family-friendly festival is $10 per car and great for all ages. Kids will learn all about composting, planting plants, growing vegetables and the importance of bees, snakes, and butterflies in our gardens.
You can find the LSU AgCenter Botanic Gardens at 4560 Essen Ln., Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70809.
They’re open seven days a week from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Have you ever visited the LSU AgCenter? Let us know in the comments below!