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Garden Tips

May 2013
Do your outdoor spaces need a quick lift? Geraniums come in a rainbow of colors and a variety of scents that can...

April 2013
Considering a citrus tree? Check out this lush evergreen. Kumquats fare well in the Lowcountry and produce a bounty of...

April 2013

February 2013
Restoring the historic camellias of Magnolia Plantation and Gardens

February 2013
Plant nasturtium seeds this month for a punch of color in the garden and a peppery bite on the plate

January 2013
Feeling cooped up? Don’t despair. Bring the outdoors in with these easy-to-grow ferns. And they’ll transfer nicely to...

April 2012

April 2012

April 2012

April 2012
Tour three local greenhouses where dedicated gardeners create a nurturing refuge for their prized plants - and...

November 2011
These winter bloomers go sunny side up as temperatures dip

March 2011
These old-school brambles are easy to grow and worth their weight in green-thumb gold

October 2010
Perfectly suited for autumn’s temperate weather, silver-sprigged Russian sage is a low-maintenance beauty

March 2010
Petite, abundantly flowering Knock Outs are the equivalent of roses for dummies

October 2009
The do's and don'ts of growing the cool-weather loving plant  

March 2008
Get the dirt on the City Greenhouse’s little-known community programs and volunteer opportunities

June 2008
Learn more about planting fig trees with tips from the Clemson Extension

March 2008
Moss comes in handy for all variety of floral arrangements, not only for adding texture and color, but also for...

October 2008
Looking to make your own roadside rescues? Ries offers these tips for filling your landscapes with other people’s...

December 2008
Landscape designer Donna Cox offers tips for keeping your garden looking good regardless of the season

March 2009
What are some of the main players in the Wagener Terrace space? Joan and Chad McDonald list their garden’s standouts

July 2008
From tropicals to aromatic herbs, we'll show you the plants that thrive beneath our brutal summer sun

June 2007
An emphasis on evergreen binds the rooms of a South Battery sanctuary, where a manicured front garden blends seamlessly...

March 2009
Gussying up your homefront doesn’t have to be an over-priced overhaul left to next season (or the next); Scott Parker...

March 2009
Prized for their heat- and drought-hardiness, these leggy blooms are the perfect perennial for any gardener who wants...

March 2008
With vibrant cutting beds, seasonal veggies, and a host of DIY projects, Joan and Chad McDonald’s Wagener Terrace...

December 2008
Tucked into a narrow lot along Tradd Street, the entrance garden to a one-time kitchen house mixes formal elements with...

September 2008
Rescued from trash heaps and handed down from friends, plants of all provenance are right at home in Jane Ries’ West...