Garden Events Events

May 2016

Monday, May 2

Clemson Extension Master Gardener Training

Clemson Extension Master Gardener Training 9:00am

The Clemson Extension Master Gardener Program trains, selects, and utilizes knowledgeable volunteers to facilitate the educational work of the local Consumer...

SC Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Office, main conference room  
Brown Bag Lunch with Master Gardeners

Brown Bag Lunch with Master Gardeners 12:00pm

Bring your lunch and join us to discuss gardening, horticulture, and plant problems; this month the discussion will begin with a discussion on lawns and grass.

Clemson Extension Office, Colleton County, Room 222  

Tuesday, May 3

4-H Junior Naturalist Club

4-H Junior Naturalist Club

In the Junior Naturalist Club elementary students (6-12), participants explore the diverse ecosystems of South Carolina with educators Sue Watts and James...

Hanson Nature Learning Center  
Food for Healing- Cancelled

Food for Healing- Cancelled 10:00am

In this series Cheryl LeCroy guides you through the basics of healthy cancer fighting eating and cooking. Harness a rainbow of fruits and vegetables for...

Hanson Nature Learning Center  

Wednesday, May 4

Clemson Extension Master Gardener Training Course in Aiken and Lexington Counties

Clemson Extension Master Gardener Training... 9:00am

The Clemson Extension Master Gardener Program trains, selects, and utilizes knowledgeable volunteers to facilitate the educational work of the local Consumer...

Lexington County Clemson Extension Office, Auditorium  
Garden Sprouts

Garden Sprouts 10:00am

This program for preschoolers and a caregiver combines stories, music, nature walks, and art to engage children in the natural world.

Hanson Nature Learning Center  

Thursday, May 5

Wine & Acoustics

Wine & Acoustics 7:00pm

Join us for great music in a relaxed garden setting at the Fuller Reflection Garden, on the upper lawn of the Fran Hanson Visitor’s Center. Live music will...

Fran Hanson Visitors Center, Upper and Lower Lawn  

Friday, May 6

First Friday Walks with Dr. David Bradshaw

First Friday Walks with Dr. David Bradshaw 7:00am

Meet with a garden staff member for an unforgettable tour of the garden. Walks are offered the first Friday of every month, but no two outings are the same.

SCBG Caboose Parking Lot  

Saturday, May 7

Hanover House Saturdays: National Historic Preservation Month

Hanover House Saturdays: National Historic...

Documents, photographs, and architectural drawings trace the moving and rebuilding process highlight the role of Clemson College in preserving Hanover House...

Hanover House  
Principles of Sustainable Landscaping

Principles of Sustainable Landscaping 9:00am

Join Rick Huffman, landscape architect, and founder and past president of the South Carolina Plant Society, to learn how native plants are the key to...

Hayden Conference Center  

Monday, May 9

Clemson Extension Master Gardener Training

Clemson Extension Master Gardener Training 9:00am

The Clemson Extension Master Gardener Program trains, selects, and utilizes knowledgeable volunteers to facilitate the educational work of the local Consumer...

SC Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Office, main conference room  
Natural Plant Communities- Course full, waiting list available

Natural Plant Communities- Course full, waiting... 9:00am

Contact Sue Watts at 864-656-3679 or watts9@clemson.edu to be added to the waiting list Join Garden Director, Patrick McMillan, to build your knowledge...

Hanson Nature Learning Center  

Tuesday, May 10

Food for Healing- Cancelled

Food for Healing- Cancelled 10:00am

In this series Cheryl LeCroy guides you through the basics of healthy cancer fighting eating and cooking. Harness a rainbow of fruits and vegetables for...

Hanson Nature Learning Center  
SCBG Junior Gardener Club

SCBG Junior Gardener Club 3:30pm

In this after school garden club, kids learn the basics of gardening through fun and exciting hands-on activities with educator Sue Watts. Discover the...

Hanson Nature Learning Center  

Wednesday, May 11

Clemson Extension Master Gardener Training Course in Aiken and Lexington Counties

Clemson Extension Master Gardener Training... 9:00am

The Clemson Extension Master Gardener Program trains, selects, and utilizes knowledgeable volunteers to facilitate the educational work of the local Consumer...

Lexington County Clemson Extension Office, Auditorium  
Garden Sprouts

Garden Sprouts 10:00am

This program for preschoolers and a caregiver combines stories, music, nature walks, and art to engage children in the natural world.

Hanson Nature Learning Center  

Thursday, May 12

Wine & Acoustics

Wine & Acoustics 7:00pm

Join us for great music in a relaxed garden setting at the Fuller Reflection Garden, on the upper lawn of the Fran Hanson Visitor’s Center. Live music will...

Fran Hanson Visitors Center, Upper and Lower Lawn  

Friday, May 13

Spring Herbaceous Plant ID- Course full, waiting list available

Spring Herbaceous Plant ID- Course full,... 9:00am

In this field identification course you learn about the foliage and flowers of primarily herbaceous plants, although some shrubs will surely sneak in....

Hayden Conference Center  
Garden Creativity: Succulent Wreaths- Course Full, Call for Waiting List

Garden Creativity: Succulent Wreaths- Course... 1:00pm

Enjoy an informative and fun succulent wreath making workshop with Allison Jones and Kendra Vincent. This program will lead you through the steps needed to...

Hanson Nature Learning Center  

Saturday, May 14

Hanover House Saturdays: National Historic Preservation Month

Hanover House Saturdays: National Historic...

Documents, photographs, and architectural drawings trace the moving and rebuilding process highlight the role of Clemson College in preserving Hanover House...

Hanover House  
Elective Class: Native Plant Propagation

Elective Class: Native Plant Propagation 9:00am

In this workshop we will explore the botanical world of plant propagation. The adventure begins with classroom time pertaining to the many wonderful ways to...

Hayden Conference Center  

Monday, May 16

Clemson Extension Master Gardener Training

Clemson Extension Master Gardener Training 9:00am

The Clemson Extension Master Gardener Program trains, selects, and utilizes knowledgeable volunteers to facilitate the educational work of the local Consumer...

SC Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Office, main conference room  

Tuesday, May 17

4-H Junior Naturalist Club

4-H Junior Naturalist Club

In the Junior Naturalist Club elementary students (6-12), participants explore the diverse ecosystems of South Carolina with educators Sue Watts and James...

Hanson Nature Learning Center  
Food for Healing- Cancelled

Food for Healing- Cancelled 10:00am

In this series Cheryl LeCroy guides you through the basics of healthy cancer fighting eating and cooking. Harness a rainbow of fruits and vegetables for...

Hanson Nature Learning Center  

Wednesday, May 18

Garden Sprouts

Garden Sprouts 10:00am

This program for preschoolers and a caregiver combines stories, music, nature walks, and art to engage children in the natural world.

Hanson Nature Learning Center  

Thursday, May 19

Wine & Acoustics

Wine & Acoustics 7:00pm

Join us for great music in a relaxed garden setting at the Fuller Reflection Garden, on the upper lawn of the Fran Hanson Visitor’s Center. Live music will...

Fran Hanson Visitors Center, Upper and Lower Lawn  

Friday, May 20

Meat-eating Plants

Meat-eating Plants 3:30pm

Visit the Carnivorous Display Garden, and discover the fascinating world of this special group of plants. Learn many fun facts about these green,...

Hanson Nature Learning Center  

Saturday, May 21

Hanover House Saturdays: National Historic Preservation Month

Hanover House Saturdays: National Historic...

Documents, photographs, and architectural drawings trace the moving and rebuilding process highlight the role of Clemson College in preserving Hanover House...

Hanover House  
Hanover House, Celebrating 300 years of History

Hanover House, Celebrating 300 years of History 8:30am

Join us for a symposium featuring: Patrick McMillan, Director, SCBG, “Rediscovering Catesby’s Carolina.” Tim Drake, Ravenel family historian, “Huguenot...

Strom Thurmond Institute Auditorium  
Full Moon Hike: Flower/Planting Moon

Full Moon Hike: Flower/Planting Moon 8:15pm

Join naturalist James Wilkins and experience the sights, sounds and sensations of a full-moon night. Please wear shoes and clothing appropriate for walking...

Discovery Center/Museum Parking Lot  

Tuesday, May 24

Food for Healing- Cancelled

Food for Healing- Cancelled 10:00am

In this series Cheryl LeCroy guides you through the basics of healthy cancer fighting eating and cooking. Harness a rainbow of fruits and vegetables for...

Hanson Nature Learning Center  
SCBG Junior Gardener Club

SCBG Junior Gardener Club 3:30pm

In this after school garden club, kids learn the basics of gardening through fun and exciting hands-on activities with educator Sue Watts. Discover the...

Hanson Nature Learning Center  

Wednesday, May 25

Garden Sprouts

Garden Sprouts 10:00am

This program for preschoolers and a caregiver combines stories, music, nature walks, and art to engage children in the natural world.

Hanson Nature Learning Center  
SCBG Homeschool Days

SCBG Homeschool Days 1:00pm

Join us from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. on the last Wednesday of each month, for an exciting, hands-on learning experience! Themes change each month, and activities...

Hanson Nature Learning Center  

Thursday, May 26

Wine & Acoustics

Wine & Acoustics 7:00pm

Join us for great music in a relaxed garden setting at the Fuller Reflection Garden, on the upper lawn of the Fran Hanson Visitor’s Center. Live music will...

Fran Hanson Visitors Center, Upper and Lower Lawn  

Friday, May 27

Story Start to Stroller Strut

Story Start to Stroller Strut 10:00am

Begin with a story and then set off on a Garden walk, exploring the day’s theme. This free program is ideal for preschoolers, but all ages are encouraged to...

Meet at Garden Amphitheater  

Saturday, May 28

Hanover House Saturdays: National Historic Preservation Month

Hanover House Saturdays: National Historic...

Documents, photographs, and architectural drawings trace the moving and rebuilding process highlight the role of Clemson College in preserving Hanover House...

Hanover House  
Hunt Cabin Open House: Fun days, school days and work days

Hunt Cabin Open House: Fun days, school days... 1:00pm

Join us in this Hunt Cabin Open House to explore the life of children in the Nineteenth Century. From games they played, to school lessons and the chores...

Hunt Cabin  

Tuesday, May 31

4-H Junior Naturalist Club

4-H Junior Naturalist Club

In the Junior Naturalist Club elementary students (6-12), participants explore the diverse ecosystems of South Carolina with educators Sue Watts and James...

Hanson Nature Learning Center  
Food for Healing- Cancelled

Food for Healing- Cancelled 10:00am

In this series Cheryl LeCroy guides you through the basics of healthy cancer fighting eating and cooking. Harness a rainbow of fruits and vegetables for...

Hanson Nature Learning Center  
Hunt Cabin Open House: Fun days, school days and work days

Hunt Cabin Open House: Fun days, school days... 1:00pm

Join us in this Hunt Cabin Open House to explore the life of children in the Nineteenth Century. From games they played, to school lessons and the chores...

Hunt Cabin  

May 2016