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Ferns

October 2018
West Ashley’s Roots and Shoots nursery is a hidden haven of native plants

September 2018
Finding wonder and welcome in Charleston’s hidden alleys

May 2018
Southern Bloom Press makes modern pressed flower art

January 2018
BJ Stadelman brings plants and handmade pots to the people 

September 2017
During periods of drought, folks uninitiated in the magical ways of Pleopeltis polypodioides may spy the epiphyte fern’...

September 2017
A perch for pondering life lessons and time well spent 

August 2017
Grilled peaches and French wine on stone patios, cool mist from a 75-foot waterfall, and shopping for cashmere sweaters...

July 2017
Kokedama re-imagines the potted plant, wrapping it in a fresh package and elevating it to new heights

March 2017
What’s happening this month?

March 2017
492 King St. (843) 203-6338 www.492king.com

April 2016
A Copenhagen native brings Danish charm to a 19th-century manse and its courtyard garden

March 2016
Dying to bring some spring vibrance to the wintery landscape? Start with a brightly blooming mailbox planter

August 2015
Tranquil beauty reigns in local David Rawle’s labor of love, the new Theodora Park in Ansonborough

September 2014
The master bedroom should feel like an oasis, safe from the hustle of everyday life. Area designer Margaret Donaldson...

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    

July 2013
How to transform a late-1700s cotton warehouse-turned 1950s residence into a home perfectly suited to Holy City living...

May 2013
They’ll never fetch thousands of dollars or hang in the Louvre, but the cup-of-joe creations Kudu Coffee assistant...

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

January 2013
Feeling cooped up? Don’t despair. Bring the outdoors in with these easy-to-grow ferns. And they’ll transfer nicely to...

May 2012
Meet the green thumb—and greenhouse—behind the aquarium’s Madagascar exhibit

April 2012

April 2012

April 2011
One couple’s James Island garden comes of age

April 2010
Airy Hall’s Kendrick Mayes finds art in articulated skeletons

April 2010
Artistic gardeners discover Zen and the art of backyard maintenance

April 2010
Retired physician and green hobbyist Gene Johnson transforms an outdated downtown yard into a lush, open-air living...

The joy of being washed awake by a Charleston downpour