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4:38 am on Tuesday December 28, 2010

Magnolia Plantation's petting zoo ups their albino raccoon count

Image by Flickr user MaryEllen and PaulMagnolia Plantation and Gardens in Charleston has received a second rare albino raccoon to add to its petting zoo exhibit. Petting zoo director Chris Smith says that Magnolia's two raccoons are tame enough to...
4:26 am on Monday May 3, 2010

The 2010 Native Plant Symposium is just a week away

Image by Flickr user WAstateDNR - Department of Natural ResourcesThe Lowcountry chapter of the Native Plant Society is gearing up for the 2010 Native Plant Symposium happening May 7 - 9. The symposium brings together a diverse group of people from...
12:10 pm on Thursday March 18, 2010

Love is in the air: At least for the egrets at Audubon Swamp Garden

Image by Kathy Hare Nest building Now is one of the best times to visit the Audubon Swamp Garden at Magnolia Plantation and Gardens.  The rookery comes alive as the mating season begins and the egrets put on a spectacular show as they attract mates...
10:48 am on Monday October 19, 2009

It may be cold out, but photos of Magnolia Plantation still look inviting

Image by PlantationImage by 20091019-plantation.jpgThe weather may have been downright chilly, but the scenery still at least looked gorgeous.  Read more stories on this subject in our Magnolia Plantation topic page.As testimony to that you can...
7:11 am on Saturday September 12, 2009

Two Charleston plantations, two presentations of centuries past

Image by Flickr user ralphbod Image by 20090912-history.jpgRestoration versus preservation: it's a bit like a historical novel versus a history book. Jim Rutenberg recently used two of Charleston's grand plantations, Drayton Hall and Magnolia...
3:08 am on Saturday October 11, 2008

Autumn on the Ashley Horticulture Fair

Image by Magnolia PlantationImage by 20081011card.jpg Get to know all about your garden and see wonderful examples during the "Autumn on the Ashley Horticulture Fair" at the Magnolia Plantation and Gardens. The event runs on the next four Saturdays...