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September 2018
A prolific bloomer famed for its resilience, the ‘Peggy Martin’ is one rose even beginners can grow

June 2018
Create a container kids can play with, and lessons in sun, rain, and earth will come naturally

November 2017
Chef-instructor David Vagasky and his husband, Compost in My Shoe’s Jim Martin, serve up homemade shrimp ravioli,...

October 2017
The Compost Rangers are on a mission to makeover Charleston’s trash habits

May 2017
Make the most of a sunny spot with these superstar zinnia selections

April 2017
The high-climbing flame lily brings intense color to the garden

April 2017
In honor of Eat Local Month, we sat down with Lowcountry Local First’s executive director to discuss Charleston’s...

April 2017
Get the scoop on Slow Food Charleston, serving up its Snail Awards on April 13

February 2017
Every few years, we survey Charleston’s culinary scene, asking area gourmands, food writers, and other F...

December 2016

July 2016
Plant a successful fall crop with this lesson in tomatoes 101 (seasoned gardeners, even you may find helpful tips here...

April 2016
Speaking with Jim Martin of Compost in My Shoe

April 2016
This month, load up on inspiration, information, and plenty of plants at events around town

February 2016
BACCO’s Michael Scognamiglio shares three radicchio-centric recipes

August 2014
Kimberly Korndog digs urban gardening

April 2014
A grand community garden opens in West Ashley

March 2014
Dig into this month's Carolina Yard Gardening School

June 2013
Is Charleston ready for the “grain-to-glass movement?” The men of Striped Pig Distillery think so.

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

April 2012
 The Stingrays team up to grow a community butterfly garden

March 2011
These old-school brambles are easy to grow and worth their weight in green-thumb gold

October 2008
Looking to make your own roadside rescues? Ries offers these tips for filling your landscapes with other people’s...

September 2008
Rescued from trash heaps and handed down from friends, plants of all provenance are right at home in Jane Ries’ West...