1701 Bayou Lane
Slidell, LA 70461United States
2,000 Native Louisiana Irises were planted in Heritage Park by Keep Slidell Beautiful volunteers
People's Gardens can benefit communities in many ways. For example, they can be used to help raise awareness, educate the public, and provide outreach on several issues such as: healthy eating and lifestyles, natural resources conservation, cultural and intergenerational connections, sustainable agriculture, or environmental education.
raise public awareness
demonstrate water conservation
improve soil health
What practices, methods, or techniques are being used or demonstrated to help conserve and protect our natural resources?
using native species that are naturally tolerant
perennial speciesusing plants to attract beneficial insects
using cover crops to control soil erosion and imporve soil health
using drought tolerant plants
controlling storm water runoff