In a four-day course, Mary Palmer Dargan and her husband Hugh Dargan shed light on the health benefits of wellness gardening while also giving students the opportunity to learn how to plan one of their own.
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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 Charleston Parks Conservancy continues its string of park renovations after receiving a total of $25,000 in grant funding for a community garden at Corrine Jones Park.
Walk the streets of downtown Charleston and you will find small gardens hidden behind scrolled iron gates. Some are formal, with a structure t…
An easily grown annual native to South America, cleome (Cleome hassleriana, synonym C. pungens, C. spinosa) is a favorite in Southern gardens. The delicate pink, rose, purple, white or bicolor spider-like flowers, along with the spidery seedpods, give it the common name, spider flower. It grows best in average, well-drained soils and in full sun to light shade. Somewhat drought tolerant, cleome will benefit from watering during periods of little rainfall. Many new dwarf hybrid cultivars (Cleome hybrida) have been bred for more compact growth habits and prolific blooms.
At the height of summer, start thinking about planting your fall garden.
Sleeping bags aren’t just for camping. Insects use them, too. In fact, bagworms weave their own sleep bags.