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April 2016
A brief history of Hampton Park’s Sunken Gardens

March 2016
Dying to bring some spring vibrance to the wintery landscape? Start with a brightly blooming mailbox planter

February 2016
February’s the ideal time to prune crepe myrtles, as the trees are still in their winter dormancy. But before you pull...

December 2015
Portraitist Molly B. Right transforms vintage bottle caps into dazzling works of art

November 2015
With large, trumpet-shaped blooms, amaryllis make festive additions to your December decor when planted now

October 2015
Mark the seasons with ornamental grasses in a spectrum of shades

September 2015
Plan for a colorful spring by planting perennials this autumn

September 2015

July 2015
Embrace the steamy season with vibrant blooms

March 2015
Try your luck with a rainbow of “false shamrocks” this March  

October 2014
Today’s Holy City offers resources galore for those raising their own food and even keeping their own bees: places to...

October 2014
Barbecue virtuoso Jimmy Hagood puts cane syrup to work in four favorite recipes

September 2014
From “grown-to-sewn” to big vats of moody blues, Donna Hardy is dyeing to reclaim history

May 2014
Create an edible container garden with a delicious trio of herbs

April 2014
Reach new heights with vertical gardens—living “paintings” for patios, porches, or outdoor rooms  

April 2014
A neglected lot gets a makeover, including a new home and private garden that blend seamlessly by design    

Add a pop of tropical color with this blooming evergreen shrub  

December 2013
Celebrate the season with this easy-to-grow, fragrant perennial  

December 2013
The Holy City has become a renowned culinary destination, but few know the Lowcountry’s true haute-cuisine history—a...

June 2013
30 fun, cultural, educational, and downright quirky destinations for sunny-day adventures  

April 2013
As garden enthusiasts gear up for Charleston Horticultural Society’s Plantasia festival (April 12...

Pro green thumbs Casey and Robert O’Dell carve out a bustling backyard oasis fit for family and creatures alike

April 2013
Banking powerhouse Darla Moore is plowing new fields and putting her money where her boots are—on the ground

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
Jenny Sanford snaps up and streamlines an old beach cottage for the next chapter of just-right island life with her boys

October 2012
Mike Kimball tends an innovative urban garden—and shares the fruits of his labor

April 2012
 The Stingrays team up to grow a community butterfly garden

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

July 2011