What's happening this month?
In September, give citrus trees and shrubs their last dose of an organic fertilizer, such as Citrus Tone, for the year. You want to send them into the winter dormant season well-fed and nourished.
Butterfly Bash - September 14
Set in the Children’s Garden, this celebration of pollinators is designed for all ages. Hear from guest speakers, join in demos, and set out on a guided nature walk. Magnolia Plantation & Gardens, 3550 Ashley River Rd. Saturday, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. $20-$10; free for child under six. magnoliaplantation.com
Plant Swap - September 14
Bring five or more rooted cuttings to this houseplant-focused swap complete with craft beer and wood-fired pizza. Freehouse Brewery, 2895 Pringle St., North Charleston. Saturday, 1-4 p.m. Free. eventbright.com
Intro to Home Gardening - September 18 & 28
Germaine Jenkins leads these hands-on lessons in low-maintenance, organic home gardening. Fresh Future Farm, 2008 Success St., North Charleston. Wednesday, 3-5 p.m.; Saturday, 9-11 a.m. $15. freshfuturefarm.org