new orleans botanical garden en Katrina Gave Fresh Start To A Man, An Institution Transcript <p>JACKI LYDEN, HOST: <p>Seven years ago, when the waters rose in New Orleans on August the 29th, they swamped a way of life in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Among the thousands of casualties in that city was a masterpiece, the New Orleans Botanical Garden.<p>After Katrina, the gardens lay in ruins and the man who gave rebirth to the garden that had grown neglected is Paul Soniat. He's the garden's executive director. Wed, 15 Aug 2012 20:43:01 +0000 Jacki Lyden 17918 at