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12:01 pm on Sunday June 1, 2014

Invasive Benghal dayflower found in Beaufort County

The "tropical spiderwort" is bad news for Lowcountry farmers.
6:21 am on Wednesday July 10, 2013

Century plant blooms on Boundary Street

An Agave americana plant outside an old Mexican restaurant on Boundary Street has bloomed — be sure to take note of the once every 10 or 30 year occurance.
12:24 pm on Thursday April 4, 2013

Flowertown Festival blooms this weekend in Summerville

Now in its 41st year of existence, the Summerville’s Flowertown Festival will be held this weekend (April 5-7) and will raise money for the Summerville Family YMCA.
11:37 pm on Friday February 15, 2013

Experience a 200-year history of camellias at Middleton Place

Camellias feature a blaze of color throughout the winter months. Middleton Family history holds that in the year 1786, French botanist Andrè Michaux, gave the Middletons some of the first camellias to be planted in an American garden. Today,...
10:33 am on Thursday May 31, 2012

Weekly Farmers Market Hits the Village Green at Freshfields Village

Enjoy tastes and crafts of the Lowcountry at Freshfields Village’s annual Farmers Market, which will take place Mondays from 4 to 8 p.m. from June 4 until August 27. A variety of food items and wares will be available for purchase, including produce...
7:12 pm on Monday April 23, 2012

Signs of Spring: The Terracotta Jungle

By Gordon Mercer and Marcia Gaines Mercer Sign in window of plant nursery:  “It’s spring, I’m so excited I wet my plants!” “It’s time,” Marcia said, peering out the kitchen window excitedly, “for the wild azalea walk.”     The half circle path...
8:38 am on Tuesday June 7, 2011

Flowers beyond the vase

arranging flowers Flowers are pleasurable and therapeutic. As a left-handed designer with a vibrant floral business in Estill, South Carolina Jean DeLoach likens her craft of arranging flowers to the...
3:33 am on Wednesday September 8, 2010

Elliotborough Community Garden produce now available at Ashe Street Grocery

Image by Amanda Click / TheDigitelThe Ashe Street Grocery, nestled on the corner of Ashe and Line streets is now selling herbs, flowers and peppers grown right next door in the Elliotborough Community Garden. A blue rack placed against the front...
1:41 am on Sunday July 18, 2010

Sunflowers in McClellanville

Image by Robert Donovan A patch of sunflowers grows in McClellanville, just north of Charleston.
2:26 pm on Wednesday June 10, 2009

Rosebank Farms hosting fourth annual Hydrangea Festival

Image by Flickr user tijmenkroesImage by 20090607-hydrangea.jpg Rosebank Farms is hosting their popular fourth annual Hydrangea Festival on Saturday, June 13, and 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Vsitors may take a self-guided of the hydrangea ad rose...