Curb Appeal is Important : Lake Charles Garden Show March 25-26

Home Buyers look for Curb Appeal

Time to spruce up those Lake Charles Homes for Sale! Homeowners throughout Southwest Louisiana are flocking to the garden centers planting Spring flowers and working on home landscaping.

The Southwest Louisiana Garden Festival will be held in Lake Charles March 25 to March 26 at Burton Coliseum, 7001 Gulf Highway in Lake Charles.

The Garden Clubs of Southwest Louisiana will be displaying their floral and horticulture talents. Educational programs will include home vegetable gardening and fruit production on Friday and ornamentals and landscape gardening and herbs on Saturday.

Get some gardening tips from the pros. By attending the Garden Show you will be able to:

  1. Get Inspired
  2. Sketch a Garden Plan
  3. Create a Shopping List

The festival also will also include vendors who will have many plants and gardening items for sale. This a great opportunity to get a jump on your Spring planting with some unique varities of flowers and landscape items.

New landscape items popping up in local Lake Charles nurseries include:

Hardy Mule Palm, Hearts of Gold Redbud, Yellow Bird Magnolia, Drift Roses, Blue Chip Butterfly Bush, Mahonia, Blush Pink Nandina, Southern Highbush Blueberries, Peach and Beauty Plum Trees.

A Few of the Favorite items that are stocked by popularity include:

Purpleaf Plum, Bear Magnolia, Purple Orchid Tree, Peppermint Peach, White Lady Banks Rose, Walking Iris, Evergreen Wisteria, Lakeview Jasmine, Yellow Native Honeysulckle, Cold Hardy Avacado Trees

Garden show hours are 9 a.m. until 5 p.m.

This is an excellent event to attend and pick up some unusual varities of plants or learn something new to enhance your landscaping. Home Buyers are out driving around neighborhoods this time of year. Curb appeal is important for those homes for sale in Southwest Louisiana!

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