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  • Recycle unwanted silver-plate pieces or garage-sale finds into interesting and elegant containers
  • Have limited space in your yard? Tired of the same old terra cotta pots? Garden editor Joan McDonald teaches us how to get creative, and crafty, with three do-it-yourself container gardening projects...
  • Want a plant that provides shade as well as a sweet summertime treat? Try a low-maintenance, high-yielding fig tree
  • Parlors morph into playrooms and vintage treasure find new purpose in the Lail family's urban digs.
  • For a look that surprises, designer Michael Mitchell is in love with pairing bold finishes with contrasting details—all in natural patterns and textures. He shares some favorite examples from... Read More
  • LaNelle and Robert Barber rebuild on Bowen’s Island  
  • From fast-growing vines to tabletop trees, the Ficus genus offers a variety of foliage styles, whether grown indoors or out
  • A pair of Italian immigrants fall hard for an historic Ansonborough single
  • This season’s cocktail hour offerings recall parlors of eras past in their refinement. Sophisticated detailing and elemental materials reign right now—barware and serving items are decked... Read More
  • Celebrate the season with this easy-to-grow, fragrant perennial  
  • A trifecta of vibrant, easy-to-grow annuals add gorgeous color to the winter garden
  • Tis the season of giving... and guesting! Before friends and family descend, gussy up your guest room with an eclectic, hand-picked medley of wares, like local artwork; interesting antiques; and... Read More
  • When a downtown couple moves to Sullivan’s Island, interior designer Melissa Ervin streamlines their traditional aesthetic for simple beach living 
  • How to meld modern aesthetic ideals with primo practicality? Interior designer Deidre Alexander helps one Daniel Island family bring it all together
  • Enjoy evergreen foliage, fall flowers, and even a caffeinated tea from this lesser-known camellia  
  • Local art enthusiasts Michele and Mike Seekings team up with muralist Karl Beckwith Smith to update a grand 1850s single 
  • Growing as shrubs and trees, pomegranates make for a beautiful and fruitful transition from summer to fall
  • Blanket your garden in Helianthus debilis for an ocean of cheery blooms
  • Under cover of a handful of oaks, self-taught gardener Tommy Peters creates a cool garden hideaway
  • Thanks to an enterprising young woman, the Lowcountry enjoyed a short but lucrative stint exporting Indigofera tinctoria—and the beautiful blue dye extracted from its leaves—before the... Read More