Gardening Notes for South Carolina offers is a handbook for beginners and intermediate gardeners and includes expert guidance on planting and maintaining gardens in the unique conditions present in South Carolina. Straightforward entries foster beautification and conservation through education and encouragement harvested from the diverse members of the Columbia Garden Club. This illustrated guide offers specific tips for planting by season as well as details on cultivating perennials, annuals, trees, and lawns. Additional sections address the basics of soil analysis, heirloom plants, container gardening, landscape design, and attracting and discouraging animals in your garden.
The second edition of this popular volume has been updated with new information on working with tomatoes, tropicals, hydrangeas, palms, ferns, and citrus trees as well as new sections on coastal gardening and water gardens.
Founded in 1926, The Columbia Garden Club promotes gardening among amateurs, encourages civic beautification by sponsoring plantings in both public and private places, and protects native species of flora and fauna through conservation efforts.