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Gardening: March 2019

Gardening: March 2019
March 2019

What's happening this month?



Gardening Tip: Migrating back from Mexico and Central America, hummingbirds are beginning to arrive in the Lowcountry. Hang up your feeders for the hungry travelers, but know that a regular clientele may not develop until late spring.

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MARCH 2-16

CAMELLIA WALKS

Take a guided tour focused on the historical camellias at Middleton Place. You’ll see hundreds of varieties, including the 1786 ‘Reine des Fleurs’. Reservations are required. Middleton Place, 4300 Ashley River Rd. Tuesday, Thursday, & Saturday, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Free with admission: $29; $15 student; $10 ages six-13. middletonplace.org

MARCH 13-APRIL 18

FESTIVAL OF HOUSES & GARDENS

Historic Charleston Foundation’s fundraiser includes “Glorious Gardens” tours of eight to 10 private green spaces. Locations, times, & prices vary. historiccharleston.org

MARCH 16

LOWCOUNTRY SPRING PLANT SALE

Stock up on perennials, shrubs, trees, grasses, edibles, and more at the South Carolina Native Plant Society’s spring sale. Charles Towne Landing, 1500 Old Towne Rd. Saturday, 9 a.m.-noon. Free. scnps.org

MARCH 28-30

GARDEN CLUB OF CHARLESTON HOUSE & GARDEN TOUR

A preview party at Hibernian Hall kicks off this 84th annual event, which includes two days of tours through historic downtown homes and their gorgeous gardens. Locations vary. Thursday-Saturday, times vary. $55 preview party; $55 per day for tour. thegardenclubofcharleston.org