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April 2014

Home & Garden

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

Home & Garden

Reach new heights with vertical gardens—living “paintings” for patios, porches, or outdoor rooms


Home & Garden

Give plain clay pots botanical pizzazz with this easy cast-leaf project

Home & Garden

Recycle unwanted silver-plate pieces or garage-sale finds into interesting and elegant containers

The Charleston Profile

Jacob Lindsey brings equal parts chutzpah and worldly know-how to Charleston’s Civic Design Center

So Charleston

Magnificent live oaks define our landscape, offering poetic structure to our vistas, shade on scorching summer days, and shelter for myriad plants and animals.

The Charleston Home

A neglected lot gets a makeover, including a new home and private garden that blend seamlessly by design  


Gardening 101

Want a plant that provides shade as well as a sweet summertime treat? Try a low-maintenance, high-yielding fig tree

The Review

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Chef's Table

The Lot’s Alex Lira offers three takes on local asparagus


A grand community garden opens in West Ashley


The Deans debut a primer on etiquette and entertaining

Local Seen

Toy inventor Dr. David Wyman takes entrepreneurship seriously  


Biz - Sci - Tech
Zubie Key
Tim Kelly

Locally based Zubie connects you to your car’s vital statistics

So Charleston

For centuries, local youngsters have worn this charming accessory, noted for its stiff piqué brim and puffy organdy crown.

Arts Profile

Catch up with guitarist Lee Barbour, who creates surf jazz, gypsy swing, and more

Giving Back Profiles

Healing Farms creates opportunity for developmentally disabled adults and


Southern View

Decoding digital communications for those who prefer, well, real communication

Style File

As the air fills with the heady scent of spring blooms, so too floral perfumes are sprouting up.


Style File

Tory Burch knows how to go Glam in a perfectly understated way. Mimic the designer’s chic look by pairing Metallic separates with colorful accessories and shimmery penny loafers

Style File

Hear why pros are happy they’re back


Quick Bite

Looking back on American Civil War recipes


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With flowers blooming and the smell of tea olive in the air, spring has officially sprung and with it the perfect season for outdoor brunching.

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Coming from a family of avid gardeners, FIG beverage director and recently named James Beard Outstanding Wine Program semifinalist David McCarus knows flowers almost as well as he knows wine. Here, he shares his favorite floral vintages

Biz - Sci - Tech

The DIG SOUTH festival celebrating innovation and the digital economy returns April 9-13. It’s bringing top presenters, networking opportunities, and even a hackathon, but you don’t have to be a Silicon Harbor whiz to get in on the action.

Quick Bite

Our taste & tell guide to the latest F&B openings in Charleston

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Looking to branch out from your usual brunch spots? See which ones our staffers chose as their favorites