Monday, Feb. 11
Would you like to compost, but don’t know where to start? Join Garden Education Director Lisa Wagner to learn easy ways to turn leaves, grass clippings, kitchen scraps, and backyard trimmings into a healthy nutrient-rich soil amendment. Learn how, why, and what to compost, bin alternatives, and how to use compost.
Fee: $15 ($12 for SCBG members & volunteers)
Time: 1– 2:30 p.m.
Location: Hanson Nature Learning Center
FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
Wednesday, Feb. 13, 12 - 1 p.m. Hayden Conference Center, SCBG
Natural plant communities provide inspiration and guidance to gardeners, from choosing appropriate plants to how to combine plants in aesthetically pleasing designs that mimic plant associations found in nature. Join Tim Spira for a presentation that celebrates the rich diversity of natural plant communities found in the Piedmont region of the Carolinas. Tim is a plant ecologist, native plant gardener, hiker, and professor of botany at Clemson University. He’s the author of the award-winning book Wildflowers and Plant Communities of the Southern Appalachian Mountains and Piedmont: A Naturalist’s Guide to the Carolinas, Virginia, Tennessee, and Georgia (University of North Carolina Press, 2011).
(PRE-REGISTRATION NOT REQUIRED)