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Horticulture Happy Hour: Camellia Garden Party

Rose Pavilion

We welcome Dan Clayton, camellia expert and historian, to the beautiful Rose Pavilion at Hampton Park. This workshop will focus on this history of the camellias, highlighting Camellia japonica. Topics covered will include propagation, breeding, integrated pest management, and proper planting techniques. Guests will enjoy charcuterie and snacks in the garden and will receive 1 … Continued

Horticulture Happy Hour: Roses and Rosé

Rose Pavilion

Join the Conservancy’s own Robert McCombs, one of the stewards of the beautiful heritage rose collection at Hampton Park’s historic Rose Pavilion, and local Noisette rose authority Beth Ilderton as they discuss and demonstrate the care of Lowcountry roses. Topics will include best selections for the Lowcountry, planting, fertilization, pest control and all important pruning … Continued

“Plants From Your Parks” Plant Sale

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

Take inspiration from our beautiful park gardens for your home with the Conservancy’s first-ever plant sale! Expertly curated by Conservancy Horticulturists, this collection has been designed to help take the guesswork out of what to plant in your garden - no matter your gardening goals.   Plant selections thrive in the sometimes harsh conditions of … 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

6-Week Flower Share Subscription

Charleston Parks Conservancy Office 720 Magnolia Road Suite 25, Charleston, SC, United States

Embark on a 6-week floral journey with our Flower Share Subscription. Each week, welcome the joy of parks into your space by bringing home a carefully curated flower bouquet! Our Flower Share is more than just a subscription; it's an opportunity to donate a bouquet to a community member while also bringing home some joy … Continued

Daniel Island Arbor Day

Daniel Island Recreation Center 160 Fairbanks Drive, Daniel Island, South Carolina

Celebrate Arbor Day With Us! Charleston Trees, sponsored by Dominion Energy and Bartlett Tree Experts, is excited to celebrate Arbor Day on Thursday, April 25th! We will be hosting two events for attendees to learn from local arborists, Talkin Trees and a Tree Identification Walk! Cameron Rickett of Bartlett Tree Experts will be hosting our second Talkin' Trees lecture … Continued

West Ashley Art Walk

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

Join us on Wednesday, May 29th from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM for the West Ashley Art Walk, a vibrant community event celebrating local art and nature! Start your evening at our office in Magnolia Park and Community Garden, where you can admire the stunning community art project "A Tree of Every Color." Enjoy light … Continued

Hydrangea Happy Hour

Rose Pavilion

We welcome Endless Summer Hydrangea Expert and Bailey Nursery’s Marketing and Communications Manager Ryan McEnaney 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

Magnolia Park and Community Garden 720 Magnolia Road, 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. This quarterly series teaches homeowners … Continued

Preserving the Harvest: A Food Preservation Workshop Series

Charleston Parks Conservancy Office 720 Magnolia Road Suite 25, Charleston, SC, United States

Join us for a hands-on workshop where you'll learn multiple methods of food preservation to make the most of your harvest! Thanks to a generous grant from Trident United Way, this workshop is free to all participants. You'll have the opportunity to rotate through three different stations, each focusing on a unique preservation skill: Fermentation: … Continued

Honey Harvest Workshop

Charleston Parks Conservancy Office 720 Magnolia Road Suite 25, Charleston, SC, United States

Learn how to extract honey at our Honey Harvest Workshop! Join the Conservancy's award-winning beekeepers, whose honey won Best in Show at the 2024 Bee Expo, as they harvest honey from our hardworking beehives. You'll get a hands-on experience in honey extraction and gain insights into the fascinating world of beekeeping. The honey harvested during … Continued

Preserving the Harvest: A Food Preservation Workshop Series

Charleston Parks Conservancy Office 720 Magnolia Road Suite 25, Charleston, SC, United States

Join us for a hands-on workshop where you'll learn multiple methods of food preservation to make the most of your harvest! Thanks to a generous grant from Trident United Way, this workshop is free to all participants. You'll have the opportunity to rotate through three different stations, each focusing on a unique preservation skill: Fermentation: … Continued