Apr 9 2012

Spring is in the air at Edgefield. The plants are blooming, scattering the property with beautiful colors. Come on out and have a look for yourself. Here are some of the plants you might come across...


Daphne odora 'Variegata' (Winter Flowering Daphne

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Feb 16 2012

Our mild climate allows the transition toward a brighter season to begin early.  Spring in our gardens begins in January. There are a surprising array of flowers quite willing to bloom while pummeled by rain and sleet, buried by snow, whipped by dry east winds, and frozen solid.

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Jul 14 2010

photoOne of Edgefield's most popular annual events is the Cracked Pots Garden Art Show, and this year's event is coming up soon! Scheduled for Tuesday and Wednesday, July 20 and 21st, Cracked Pots is free and open to all ages, featuring more than 75 artists selling their wares created from at least 75% reused and recycled materials. Event is 10 a.m. 'til 8 p.m.

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Jul 9 2010

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When the thermometer pushes 100 degrees, the winds roar down from the mountains, and the humidity dips, we gardeners scramble for water.  Plants in ornamental containers show stress in a day or so. Hanging baskets can dry out even faster. Nursery stock we've propagated and are raising for future planting usually needs to be soaked multiple times a day. In-ground plantings put in this spring are checked and hand-watered.

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May 6 2010

Join the Edgefield Gardeners this, Sunday, May 9, for our annual Mother's Day Plant Sale.

GardensThroughout the year, the gardeners prepare for our plant sales -- collecting seeds, dividing perennials, rescuing tree and shrub seedlings from being discarded to the compost pile.

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Apr 26 2010

CactiI'll begin the blogs I post about McMenamins' gardens by chatting about the most recent larger garden addition to the Kennedy School. It is also my personal favorite.

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