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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  

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