Yes, we know it's really, really hot right now. But if you can tear yourself away from your AC, we recommend you get out of the house and enjoy some fresh air in the form of always-in-bloom New Orleans. Sure, you know about the Botanical Gardens in City Park or Longue Vue House and Gardens, but we've rounded up 12 gardens and green spaces that are a little more under the radar. Of course, we're only including gardens and green spaces that are publicly accessible (no private residences or community gardens). But if you think we're missing something, let us know in the comments or send us an email. Enjoy the map, and good luck not getting this song stuck in your head all day.Read More
12 Secret Gardens and Green Spaces in New Orleans
Press Street Gardens
The Clouet Gardens
The Tree of Life
Named by locals, The Tree of Life could be Audubon Park’s oldest live oak. Tons of people get married here but it’s a popular picnic spot, too. Rumor has it that this tree was planted for the bride of a New Orleans plantation owner.