Southern City Farm provides landscaping services, landscape design, installation, and maintenance to the Uptown New Orleans, Garden District, Mid-City, Lakeview, Old Metairie, Metairie, and surrounding areas.
Southern City Farm designs and installs all the elements of the outdoor landscape. We create gardens, backyard living spaces, artificial turf, lighting, water features, fire pits, hardscapes and softscapes. With roots in New Orleans, we have a passion for the traditional southern garden but can create any style of garden to meet your vision.
The garden-style started in the 18th century and still a classic choice among homeowners.
We work with various distributors and markets throughout the city of New Orleans. Find out where you can buy our products in your neighborhood.
Southern City Farm and Landscaping is an urban farm and landscaping business in New Orleans founded by Andrew Prat and Adrian Nikdast.
In our indoor farm, we grow over 40 varieties of herbs, microgreens, sprouts, and edible flowers for home-cooking, restaurants, and retailers.
Our licensed landscape architect is experienced designing and installing landscapes for homes, schools, and businesses.
At our 1 acre plant nursery, we supply many types of landscaping plants to landscape installers throughout the city .
Our goal is to provide convenient and affordable landscape designs and landscaping installations, as well as fresh quality produce at wholesale prices.
Andrew Prat, Co-Founder and Owner, is a licensed Landscape Architect and Horticulturalist. He is a New Orleans native who graduated with a degree in Landscape Architecture from Louisiana State University in 2014. In addition to many behind the scenes responsibilities, Andrew heads the landscaping section of the company creating designs, providing estimates, performing and overseeing landscape installations, and purchasing plants for installations and our retail nursery. Andrew is also the frontline contact for micro-green sales and purchasing. He is always available to take your questions and orders, and help you make your landscaping dreams come true!
Chelsea Digby grew up in Hernando, Mississippi. She went to Ole Miss, and returned to Hernando to work as a legal assistant before moving to New Orleans to take on her next adventure. Chelsea’s work at SCF spans throughout all aspects of the company from horticulture and landscape design, to cooking and writing. Her most valued skill is her vision and attention to detail. She has the ability to turn any space into an entire experience. She gives character to everything she touches, and is a vital part of what makes Southern City Farm so special. She can’t wait to welcome you to our Farm this Spring!
Ethan Hagen grew up in Ohio where he received his Bachelors at Ohio University. He continued his education at the University of Tennessee where he received his Masters in Plant Biology. He spent several years in the agriculture and landscape industries in San Diego before joining us here in New Orleans. Ethan is the Farm Manager. He grows the highest quality, most flavorful microgreens and makes sure the nursery plants are always looking beautiful. He also keeps the Farm in tip-top shape, so that when you come to visit, you want to keep coming back! He enjoys the outdoor opportunities New Orleans provides, and particularly enjoys canoeing on the bayous.
Our resident farm mascot, Miley is about 8 years old. She was adopted from a shelter in Southaven, MS. Rescues are the best! She can normally be found lounging in some shade and sniffing the air. She loves to check on the cows next door. She’d love to tell you hi when you come shop with us at one of our upcoming sales!
“They were honest, easy to communicate with and did a great job on the yard! I would highly recommend them for outdoor landscaping projects. A++”— Thomas P.
“I would like to add value and punctuality as why I liked Andrew and his associates. He provided exactly the concept I wanted for my garden, the quality of the work was outstanding – no sloppiness, immaculately cleaned up after completion – and his communication skills were excellent. I wish I had a bigger garden for him to design and plant. This has been the best experience I have had with contractors since returning to New Orleans Give this young man a call. He will not disappoint.”— Mary D.
“In our line of business, what you put on a plate is a direct representation and the culmination of a chef’s vision. We have always strived to use the freshest local ingredients we can find and that is exactly what we from Southern City Farm. Our relationship started in the summer of 2015 when Adrian stopped in the restaurant to give us a few samples of their micro greens. Chef Matt Farmer and I were blown away! After an invite and visit to the farm, only 2 blocks from the restaurant, we were sold. From their product, to their customer service, Southern City Farm gets it right.”— FRANK PHILLIPS, APOLLINE RESTAURANT
“Southern City Farm packs a punch!”— CHEF ZACH ENGEL, JAMES BEARD AWARD WINNER, GALIT RESTAURANT
“As a super busy local landscape company, I am extremely passionate about quality plants. Nothing gets me more excited than purchasing premium quality plants from Southern City Farm for my jobs. The plants always look great and Andrew is the best to work with. The best part is the plants are located right here in the City, so we can get them super quick. Southern City is a wonderful plant wholesaler!!!”— KEITH PFEFFERLE, PFEFFERLE LAWNS LANDSCAPING CO.
“In the Landscape Industry you need plant stock all year round. Southern City Farm decided tap into a new market and start delivering plants to landscaping companies in New Orleans and its surrounding areas. They approached me about their delivery service and I was interested immediately. It has helped us out immensely and we love doing business with the Company!”— COLIN CASEY, LGD LANDSCAPING