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Horticulture Happy Hour: Roses and Rosé

Rose Pavilion

Sit back and sip on some Rosé and other wine as we welcome the Conservancy’s own rose expert, Horticulturist Robert McCombs.  He will discuss and demonstrate the care of Lowcountry roses, the history of the Noisette rose, and its connection to the Lowcountry.   Tickets to the talk will include 1 drink ticket and charcuterie. Noisettes … Continued

“Plants From Your Parks” Plant Sale

Magnolia Park and Community Garden 720 Magnolia Road, Charleston, SC, United States

Our Spring Plant Sale, “Plants From Your Parks”, will highlight the plant palettes that we use in each of our parks.  For example, ‘The Rose Pavilion at Hampton Park’ palette will include plants typically found in an English Cottage Garden and will reflect the planting within this park.  The Mulberry Park Food Forest palette will … Continued

Jenks Farmer Book Signing & Discussion – Morning Session

Colonial Lake Park

Join renowned author, garden designer, and plantsman Jenks Farmer, and longtime friend, mentee, colleague…and now cover model, Conservancy horticulturist Kellen Goodell at Colonial Lake for a fun and informative discussion of plants, gardening, Jenks’s career highlights, and many other topics; all in celebration of the release of Jenks’s fourth book - Garden Disruptors: The Rebel … Continued

Jenks Farmer Book Signing & Discussion – Evening Session

Colonial Lake Park

Join renowned author, garden designer, and plantsman Jenks Farmer, and longtime friend, mentee, colleague…and now cover model, Conservancy horticulturist Kellen Goodell at Colonial Lake for a fun and informative discussion of plants, gardening, Jenks’s career highlights, and many other topics; all in celebration of the release of Jenks’s fourth book - Garden Disruptors: The Rebel … Continued

Design from your Parks: A South Carolina Spring

Rose Pavilion

Second in our series, this talk will focus on the perennial border and seasonal planting. This presentation will go through the perennials and bulbs planted in this location to highlight how you can add seasonal color from February through late Fall. Register here for April's class.  This quarterly series teaches homeowners how to design beautiful … Continued

Horticulture Happy Hour: Hydrangea Happy Hour

Rose Pavilion

We welcome Endless Summer Hydrangea Expert and Bailey Nursery’s Marketing and Communications Manager Ryan McEnany to talk about new and exciting hydrangea on the market and how they are creating more and more options for Lowcountry gardens. Ticket holders will be given a copy of his new book ‘Field Guide to Outside Style’ and he … Continued

Design From Your Parks: Summertime is for the Pollinators

Corrine Jones Community Garden 36 Marlow Dr, Charleston, SC, United States

Learn how to create a pollinator garden, including plant list and budget. This talk teaches homeowners how to bring butterflies and other pollinators into their home garden using the new design at Corrine Jones as the template. Will highlight the work the Conservancy is doing with BeeCause and BeeCity USA. Register here for June's class.  … Continued

Design From Your Parks: A Charleston Autumn

Rose Pavilion

Last in our series for 2024,this session highlights adding fall color to the garden. The discussion also focuses on shade-loving plants, such as hydrangea, gardenias, camellias, ferns, and shade perennials. We will discuss planting fruit trees and shrubs, as well as ordering bulbs for winter planting. Register here for September's class.  This quarterly series teaches … Continued

Horticulture Happy Hour: Petals and Potions

This fun and spooky halloween event will feature flower based cocktails munchies made from the edible plants in the garden.  The talk will focus on how medicinal plants, herbs, and flowers have been used throughout history. Come back soon for more information and to register.