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.
Rainbow Row includes some of Charleston's oldest buildings, though its colorful paint scheme is relatively new, a byproduct of a 20th century effort to rejuvenate and preserve the block. Indeed, many property owners found a pot of gold at the end.
A nascent preservation movement could score a key victory this year in Spartanburg, a historic Upstate textile mill town that is undergoing a revitalization.
Grace Thomas, a certified interior designer, said that Airbnb owners must make their properties stand out. Hiring an interior designer might be worth the investment.
When Hunter McEaddy's family bought their second home about 20 years ago, they were looking for a country escape — and ended up with a unique piece of history.
Eggplant is far easier to grow and more productive than its more popular relatives, tomato or bell pepper. Eggplant (Solanum melongena) and tomato (Solanum lycopersicum) are like siblings, because they are two species in the same genus, Solanum. Eggplant and pepper (Capsicum annuum) are firs…
From a decaying Quartermasters Dock House on Sullivan's Island to a new visitor center at Drayton Hall to the restoration of a third floor piazza on one of Charleston's most prominent homes.
Thousands of tourists stroll down Charleston's streets every day, taking in the historic houses with wrought-iron fencing and decorative additions in the South of Broad area.
The median sale price for homes in the Charleston, S.C. metro area is $266,000. Here's a look at what that will really buy, and where.
The unusual snow that fell a year ago put a classic Lowcountry plant in the spotlight. Sago palms (Cycas revoluta) seemed to be on many gardeners’ (and dog owners’) minds.
Two years ago, an abandoned, historic home at 133 Cannon St. seemed like it had no other future than to sit there and rot.
My wife and I are having a Charlie Brown Christmas this year. We scaled back the decorations and decided to buy the saddest, most neglected Christmas tree on the lot. We didn’t make it out of our driveway. We found one in our front yard.
The Garden Club of Charleston honors the legacy of Joel Roberts Poinsett, a Charlestonian who stumbled upon the poinsettia flower in Taxco, Mexico in the 1800s.