What's happening this month?
Snag drinks and shop early at the Plantasia Eve Party.
Through April 18
Festival of Houses & Gardens
During this Historic Charleston Foundation fundraiser, be sure to catch one of the “Glorious Gardens” tours that visit eight to 10 private green spaces. Locations, times, & prices vary. historiccharleston.org
Charleston Honey & Bee Expo
The whole family can learn about helping to save the bees at this eighth annual event. Check out observation hives, hear from guest speakers, and shop tasty goods from local beekeepers. Kids can dive into craft projects (and honey cotton candy), while adults groove to live tunes from The V-Tones of Charleston. Cinebarre, 963 Houston Northcutt Blvd., Mount Pleasant. Sunday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. charlestonbees.org
April 12 & 13
Charleston Horticultural Society’s plant sale extravaganza kicks off with Friday’s Plantasia Eve Party, when guests can shop while enjoying live entertainment, food, and wine. Old Towne Creek County Park, 1400 Old Towne Rd. Friday: 5:30-8 p.m. $60; $50 member. Saturday: 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Free. chashortsoc.org
Plants for the Earth
This Earth Day event from Clemson Extension and the Tri-County Master Gardeners offers a plant sale, plus lectures on inspiring topics like “A Year of Flowers: Selecting Plants for 12 Months of Blooms.” Clemson Coastal Research & Education Center, 2700 Savannah Hwy. Saturday, 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m. $20 lectures; free plant sale. calendar.clemson.edu