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Dig It: May 2017

May 2017
Dig It: May 2017

What’s happening this month?

{May 8}
Native Pollinators: Their Value, Diversity, & Conservation

Dr. Merle Shepard, emeritus professor of entomology at Clemson University, speaks on pollinating species of the Lowcountry in this Charleston Horticultural Society lecture. The Charleston Museum, 360 Meeting St. Monday, 6:30 p.m. $10; free for CHS member. www.chashortsoc.org

{May 13}
Charleston Pond Tour

Load up on inspiration as well as knowledge about water gardening and landscaping during the Lowcountry Koi Club’s self-guided tour. Locations vary. Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. $5. www.lowcountrykoiclub.com/charleston-pond-tour

{May 27 & June 3}
Behind the Garden Gate

On each of these tours—organized by Spoleto Festival USA in collaboration with the Charleston Horticultural Society and The Garden Conservancy—step inside eight gorgeous downtown green spaces. Locations vary. Saturday, 10 a.m. $75. www.spoletousa.org

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Photograph courtesy of Lowcountry Koi Club