What's happening this month?
Lowcountry Flower Growers’ Bloom Battle is June 29.
June 1 - Hummingbird Class
This natural history lesson offers tips for attracting more ”jewels of the sky” to your landscape. Old Santee Canal Park, 900 Stony Landing Dr., Moncks Corner. Saturday, 9-10 a.m. Park admission: $3-$2; free for child under seven. oldsanteecanalpark.org
June 18 - Green Drinks
Haven’t checked out Green Drinks yet? The South Carolina Native Plant Society is presenting at the monthly meeting of this group that invites locals to learn about environmental resources and opportunities during a casual happy hour. Location TBA. Tuesday, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Free. facebook.com/greendrinkscharleston
June 29 - Bloom Battle
In honor of American Flowers Week, Lowcountry Flower Growers has three area designers facing off to see who can make the best arrangement from all-local blooms. Pick up fresh inspiration, plus helpful flower advice. Charleston Farmers Market, Marion Square, 329 Meeting St. Saturday, time TBA. Free. lowcountryflowergrowers.org
Gardening Tip - June 1 marks the start of hurricane season. Now’s the time to give your landscape a close look: dead or damaged trees and limbs are a real safety threat. Prune where necessary and don’t hesitate to call in the pros for big—or hard-to-reach—jobs.
Photograph courtesy of Lowcountry Flower Growers