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American Aquatic Gardens and Gifts

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What a wonderful place right outside the French Quarter!

Walk around listening to soothing music and fountains gurgling. Look at the beautiful plants... read more

Reviewed May 18, 2019
Miranda300
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New Orleans, Louisiana
Really liked the place! Colorful, fun sculptures, lots of plants for below and above water!

Da wife and I strolled by on the way from our B&B to the streetcar station. We were on vacation and... read more

Reviewed March 9, 2018
UsuallyNotGrumpy
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Columbus, Oh
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May 18, 2019
“What a wonderful place right outside the French Quarter!”
Mar 9, 2018
“Really liked the place! Colorful, fun sculptures, lots of plants for below and above water!”
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Reviewed May 18, 2019

Walk around listening to soothing music and fountains gurgling. Look at the beautiful plants, pots, and all sorts of decorative sculptures, wind chimes and outdoor wall hangings!

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Miranda300
Reviewed March 9, 2018

Da wife and I strolled by on the way from our B&B to the streetcar station. We were on vacation and in no hurry so poked around. This is a very pretty store! Plants, lawn art and wall hangings of all kinds! I wanted to...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank UsuallyNotGrumpy
Reviewed October 16, 2017

We have rented the house next door on Royal Street (during the French Quarter Fest) for at least a decade now. We can never leave New Orleans without visiting this absolutely marvelous garden store. I hate to even minimize my description of the place, as...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank TrueMinnesotan
Reviewed August 21, 2017

Whenever I'm in the Bywater or Marigny and stop in. Usually fill up the car with unusual plants at the best price anywhere. Staff are the most knowledgeable and friendly I have ever met. Once time they loaded my car full and would not take...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Richard A
Reviewed July 31, 2017

This is a nice and large store that sells aquatic garden items. We just were passing by on the way back to our apartment, and we decided to take a look around. We are glad we did. There's a large selection of gardening equipment and...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank kgilbert78
Reviewed July 10, 2017

A few blocks up from N Peters St on Elysian Fields Ave is a place that is easy to fall in love with. Filled with plants, pots and an eclectic collection of nearly indescribable stuff. Have bought a number of things to haul back north...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank John E
Reviewed September 30, 2016

This is where I purchased my Cajun Hibiscus. A huge selection of garden accents of all kinds. We were so inspired we are going to put in a water feature!

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank debrob2015
Reviewed July 9, 2015

We have been to many many aquariums and expected this one to be same as all the rest but we were surprised as to how awesome it was.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank C S
Reviewed June 8, 2015

The American Aquatic Gardens is really a beautiful oasis in the heart of New Orleans, but buyer beware. We bought 2 water lilies there last summer that came to well over $100. We put in a pond and had bought quite a few things there...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank Valerie N
Reviewed February 7, 2015

If you like gardening and fountains & ponds, pots and plants, etc. this is a must see. Their inventory is constantly changing. Unique items for your home & gardens & also gift items. Every time you walk around the room or outside areas, you see...More

Date of experience: February 2015
1  Thank AnnaRooney14
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