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Dig It: March 2017

March 2017
Dig It: March 2017
What’s happening this month?

{THROUGH MARCH 18}

CAMELLIA WALKS
Take a guided tour through Middleton Place’s original gardens, as well as the camellia garden added in the 1950s. You’ll spy the 1786 ‘Reine des Fleurs‘—one of the first camellias planted in the country—plus hundreds more varieties. Reservations are required. Middleton Place, 4300 Ashley River Rd. Tuesday, Thursday, & Saturday, 11 a.m. Free with admission: $28; $15 student; $10 ages six-13. www.middletonplace.org

{MARCH 13}

LETTUCE GROW MORE VEGGIES
You know a Charleston Horticultural Society lecture with a title like “Lettuce Grow More Veggies: How To Turnip the Harvest in the Home Garden” will be fun. Clemson Extension’s Amy Dabbs shares tips on adding edibles to your landscape, starting seeds, and growing in small spaces. The Charleston Museum, 360 Meeting St. Monday, 6:30 p.m. $10; free for member. www.chashortsoc.org

{MARCH 16-APRIL 23}

FESTIVAL OF HOUSES & GARDENS
Historic Charleston Foundation’s annual fundraiser includes “Glorious Gardens” tours that invite guests inside eight to 10 private green spaces before a wine reception in the Nathaniel Russell House Museum’s garden. Locations, times, & prices vary. www.historiccharleston.org

{MARCH 25}

LOWCOUNTRY SPRING PLANT SALE
Load up on native perennials, shrubs, trees, grasses, ferns, and edibles at the South Carolina Native Plant Society’s spring sale. Charles Towne Landing, 1500 Old Towne Rd. Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon. Free. www.scnps.org