© 2015  by Jerilyn. Proud Daughter

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FLEUR D'EDEN

The Fleur d'Eden garden started as just an empty abandonned lot.  We had built it up to almost 400 roses when Hurricane Katrina came.  We thought all was lost, but like the city of New Orleans, roses are resilient.  Now the garden is as vibrant as ever.

OWNER
Jeanette

GROWER / OWNER

 

Over 40 years ago I fell in love with my first rose.  I am still sharing that love in every arrangement I share with you.

NEWS

PRESS:

modern farmer (December 30, 2016) Meet the Modern Farmer: Jeanette Bell

Travel+Leisure This New Orleans Garden is Helping Rebuild the City

NOLA.com The Times-Picayune (January 15, 2016) From blighted lots to flourishing mini-farms: The Lower 9th Ward's 'Garden on Mars'

 

gambit (June 22, 2015) 3-Course Interview: Jeanette Bell An herb grower gives tips for novice growers in New Orleans

NOLA.com The Times-Picayune (August 20, 2014) The farm-to-vase movement: Local flower farms sprout on urban lots around New Orleans

 

GONOLA.com (March 19, 2015) NOLA in Bloom: Urban Flower Farming in New Orleans

AWARDS:

 

San Deigo, CA   (May 2014)

 

American Rose Society

 

My first time competing with photos and I got 1st Place!