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October 2018
For decades, the largest pecan farm in the world was at Boone Hall Plantation

April 2018
Stumped over how to build artful landscaping into your outdoor spaces? Here, find three plant combos centered around...

April 2018
When New York philanthropists Victor and Marjorie Nott Morawetz decided to find a winter home in 1929, they had the...

February 2018
During World War II, many a young person found love in an unlikely place: the Joseph Manigault House.

January 2018
What’s happening this month?

January 2018
Samuel F. B. Morse (yes, that Morse) was once Charleston’s most fashionable portraitist

November 2017
For a spring show, plant flowering bulbs this month

October 2017
Add these favorites to your garden, and you’ll be enjoying autumn bouquets for seasons to come 

September 2017

September 2017
For eye-catching height and prolific fall flowers, look to the native smooth aster 

May 2017
Make the most of a sunny spot with these superstar zinnia selections

April 2017
From their downtown single house and courtyard garden, Monica and Ken Seeger adopt an inclusive entertaining policy

November 2016
For sweet, cool-weather fruit, plant persimmon trees

September 2016
For lasting autumn interest, try this combination 

September 2016
A young family trades the bustle of Manhattan for a custom oceanfront oasis on the Isle of Palms

August 2016
Transform your landscape’s cooler, darker corners with striking foliage and flowers

July 2016
Plant a successful fall crop with this lesson in tomatoes 101 (seasoned gardeners, even you may find helpful tips here...

June 2016
Blooms for all seasons, plus housing options and a watering station, can turn even the smallest green space into a...

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