First Cup with the first news of the northwest Louisiana Master Garden for Tour de Jardins

SHREVEPORT, La. – Northwest Louisiana Master Gardeners will hold their annual spring garden tour of Le Tour des Jardins on June 4 and 5, 2022. This year’s garden tour takes you to six beautiful private gardens in Shreveport and Bossier.

Visiting hours will be June 4 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and June 5 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Pre-tickets are available at any Citizens’ National Bank for $ 15 in 15 days or by calling the Master Gardener’s Office at (318) 408-0984 or online at

Tickets can be purchased for $ 15 at any garden during the visit.

Featured Gardens

Here is a look at some of the gardens featured on the tour:

Stan and Boots Swan Garden -This green acre site, Bocery Town Garden, has an amazing garden art that tells the story of the gardeners’ journey. Fantastic gardens can be enjoyed from seating areas that offer many attractive accessories and many colors. The gardens contain many exotic plants, and from Princess Diana Clemetis to Peggy Martin roses, cassia grapes, coral beans, Japanese quince and cranberries are a real delight. With a gazebo and a covered courtyard, this garden is a must see.

Judy Donald Donald Garden – Located in the Burser City Plant Trace. This house is in a corner, with wonderful beds everywhere. On the side of the house is an oak tree with Easter Ferns surrounded by roses, cannabis, loropetal, maps of Japan, and more. A metal door leads to the Gazebo and Shade sheds. As you walk through the gardens, you will find garden art, gauze, butterfly shrubs, kaleidoscope alliances, hydrangeas, and more.

Scott and Christina Cable Garden – Located in the Shreveport suburb of King Points, with its annual and beautifully planted evergreens. After entering the yard, they entered Oklef Hyrengaya, roses, beebalm, echinacea, African iris, widow tears, thorn crowns and summer flowers. Don’t miss out on the flowering circus and others.

Charles Rascoe Garden – Another beautiful, sunny garden in Southern Highland filled with blueberries, daisies, black-eyed Susan, iris, crepe mertels, roses and jars. This cottage garden has a large iris collection which will definitely be useful for the visit. It is an indestructible Chinese dog wood. The backyard is a shade of hydrangeas, peonies, Japanese maple, and beautiful shade gardens to sit on.

During the visit, food trucks and vendors will be held at the Red River Research Center in the town of Boceier, South Garden. While there, visit the Louisiana Super Plants Garden in Northwest Louisiana Master Garden. Mark Wilson, Northwest Louisiana and Horticultural Extension Representative, will be available to discuss Louisiana Super Plants and answer any questions you may have. Tickets can be purchased here using credit / debit cards.

Proceeds from the garden visit will help improve the quality of gardening knowledge in the community to promote future master gardening projects and the mission of master gardeners.

Contact the Master Gardener’s Office at (318) 408-0984 or for more information.

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