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Three community events and one hyper-local podcast that gardeners need to know about

Three community events and one hyper-local podcast that gardeners need to know about
September 2021

Get out your September calendar and cue up your listening library

TIP: Louisa Pringle Cameron, a certified Master Gardener and author of three tomes on Holy City gardens, recently launched The Charleston Gardener podcast. Listen for local-as-it-comes advice on everything from plant selection to weed eradication, all delivered in Cameron’s inviting Charleston accent. Links to the episodes are available at


September 2-30 - Fresh Future Farm

Start your day by lending a hand at Fresh Future Farm, which uses natural, irrigation-free practices to grow and sell fresh fare in North Charleston’s Chicora/Cherokee community. Register online in advance. Fresh Future Farm, 2008 Success St., North Charleston. Thursday & Saturday, 7:30-10 a.m. Free.

September 2 - Virtual Workshop: What to do in the Charleston Garden in September

Cooling temps make September a busy—and pleasurable—time in the Lowcountry garden. During this installment in the Charleston Horticultural Society’s monthly series, Clemson Cooperative Extension horticulture agent Christopher Burtt shares advice on what to plant, prune, and maintain as fall approaches. Held via Zoom. Thursday, 6:30-7:30 p.m. $15; $10 member.

September 13 - CHS Lecture Series: Jenks Farmer

For its September lecture, the Horticultural Society hosts Jenks Farmer. The writer, lecturer, and owner of Jenks Farmer, Plantsman—a Columbia-based operation that includes a farm and nursery specializing in crinums—is sure to give an engaging presentation. Queen Street Playhouse, 20 Queen St. Monday, 6:30 p.m. $10; free for member.