Today, as traffic whizzes by on rural two-lane highway, the site is a solemn place of reflection and a sobering reminder of the unpleasantness of the past.
Beth Gregg found out that Secretariat trainer Lucien Laurin, one of greatest handlers in horse racing history, lived in her four-bedroom, brick estate in Santee between 1979 and 1987.
Logan Bland, a sales manager with locally owned Charleston Security Systems, said people look for camera systems either when they are just moving into a new home or because something happened and they are reacting to it.
The Charleston Habitat affiliate wants to provide affordable housing to veterans who meet the family earning income level criteria between 35 and 80 percent of the area median income.
Lawn care in the Lowcountry has its own challenges. Unfortunately, this tends to happen more because we do too much rather than not enough.
Cicadas have a distinctive song. It sounds like summer vacation and passes through the trees like an audible wave, starting on one side of the woods and gently moving to the other side.
Summerville's Woodlands Mansion has a history dating back to the late 19th century. As current owner Tom Limehouse prepares to sell the property, take a look at the history and future of the sprawling, 11-acre land.
The North Carolina Arboretum is more botanical garden, with a large variety of plants, than traditional arboretum that focuses only on trees.
Most aspiring pool owners think that the saltwater option will lack any trace of chlorine. In reality, these are basically still chlorine pools.
In the summer, light pruning is acceptable. However, you want to be careful on shrubs that have already set next year’s flower buds.
The pink mansion at 5 East Battery is one of Charleston's most visible homes, and it's getting one of the city's most ambitious and visible makeovers.
On just over an acre of land, Linda Geronilla's home stands out from others in the neighborhood. It's not the solar panels on her home's roof that won her national awards for energy conservation, but the sprawling natural growth of her front and back yard — layers of gardening based on the permaculture gardening model.
When it comes to fruit trees, there aren't many that can rival the loquat in terms of production and adaptability.
Most early structures throughout the Holy City followed three distinct styles — English, Flemish and American.
“Clumping” is a horticulture term that describes plants that spread slowly to form a cluster of new plants. Few, if any, gardeners object to clumping perennials that increase themselves for free in an orderly manner.
A new book celebrates some of the best of Charleston's smaller scale, eclectic architecture and poses the question of why the city isn't encouraging more of it.
Take a ride around a newer neighborhood and you’re likely to see lots that contain a house with a few shrubs, possibly a tree and the rest lawn.
A handful of 19th-century graveyards across the country are restoring the bygone tradition of cemetery gardening, enlisting volunteers to help keep things green and tidy.
With summer weather marking the beginning of hurricane season, local home and garden experts offer advice to help residents prepare.
Diagnosing diseases is common to plant pathology, human medicine and veterinary medicine. Before a problem can be treated, doctors need to find out what ails the patient, whether the patient is a plant, human or animal.
Matthew Monroe Bees was one of 23 designers selected to participate in the 47th annual Kips Bay Decorator Show House in New York. The event features some of the nation's top interior designers and architects who, in a seven-week period, transform assigned spaces inside a luxury Manhattan home into exhibits of extravagant furnishings and art.
With a growing population, and lots of people who are trying to de-clutter their homes, junk removal businesses are keeping busy in the Lowcountry.