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.
Forever captured in Charleston, S.C.'s brickwork are the fingerprints of former enslaved children. There aren't many of them, but they are evident.
The state's Historic Homeowner Tax Credit has helped almost 200 homeowners save thousands of dollars. Here's how it works.
Earth stars (Cryptanthus species) are different from most bromeliads. They are terrestrial, which means they are grown in rich, organic soil.
The Lowcountry Land Trust will hold its annual fundraiser at a privately owned plantation property along the Combahee River that's rarely open to the public.
The annual Plantasia event will satisfy even the most severe cases of plant fever. This one-day gardening extravaganza will be April 13 at Old Towne Creek County Park.
The 2019 Symphony Designer Showhouse at 16 Rutledge Ave. recently opened its doors after a myriad of challenges, including recent flood damage from a broken toilet.
Clemson Extension and the Tri-County Master Gardeners are celebrating Earth Day with a "Plants for the Earth" plant sale and garden lectures program on April 27.
Thirty miles up the Cooper River from Charleston's history-steeped lore sits a tucked-away part of the region's Colonial, antebellum and Civil War past.
GrowFood Carolina is a local food hub that connects farmers to buyers. It was started by the Coastal Conservation League in 2011 as a result of the Food and Agriculture program to preserve Lowcountry farms.
The 2018 January ice, snow and bitterly cold weather (for Lowcountry standards) showed that native plants sometimes have a clear advantage over non-native species.
After Hugo, the influx of cash from FEMA funding and insurance money helped create a new Sullivan’s Island, one that featured bigger homes and many non-natives. In every respect, Sullivan’s Island is a before-and-after story.
Heather and Henry Galvin are not your typical animal lovers. The three elegant greyhounds in their care are just the tip of the iceberg. They have tortoises, rabbits and a rainforest kinkajou. Oh, and two anteaters. And a high electric bill.
The horticulture industry is, in a general sense, about plants. It’s so diverse, though, that you can’t know it all. It ranges from turf to ornamentals to edible crops. In the horticulture program at Trident Technical College, we teach everything, including propagation, irrigation, design and construction as well as identifying more than 400 plants.