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Dig In - March 2020 Gardening Events

Dig In - March 2020 Gardening Events
March 2020

What’s happening this month

Stroll among historic camellias with expert guides during Middleton Place’s Camellia Walks.

March 3, 5, 7, 10, 12, & 14

Camellia Walks at Middleton Place

If you haven’t visited Middleton Place during camellia season, you’re missing out on one of the Lowcountry’s most impressive spectacles. Expert guides lead these walking tours—reservations required. Middleton Place, 4300 Ashley River Rd. Tuesday, Thursday, & Saturday, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Free with admission: $26; $15 student; $10 ages six-13.


March 11-April 18

Festival of Houses & Gardens 

This Historic Charleston Foundation fundraiser includes tours of private landscapes and talks like “Magic in Small Spaces: Window Boxes and Container Gardening.” Locations, times, & prices vary.


March 21

Lowcountry Spring Plant Sale

Desirable hard-to-find species are among the perennials, shrubs, trees, grasses, and edibles offered up at the South Carolina Native Plant Society’s spring sale. Charles Towne Landing, 1500 Old Towne Rd. Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon. Free.


March 26-28

Garden Club of Charleston House & Garden Tour 

A preview party at Hibernian Hall (5 to 7:30 p.m.) kicks off two days of downtown tours (2 to 5 p.m.) that include tea and refreshments in The Confederate Home garden. Locations vary. Thursday-Saturday. $55 preview party; $55 per day for tour.