Clemson University

South Carolina Native Plant Certificate Core Class: Basic Horticulture

Discover how and why native plants have the potential to transform traditional horticultural practices with Jon Fritz, owner of Bluestem Landscape Design. Subjects include what is native, the importance of soil, basics of plant health, methods of planting and maintaining native plants, and eco-friendly horticulture practices. Learn how to attract beneficial wildlife like birds, bees, and butterflies while balancing elements of design. Prerequisite: Basic Botany.

Saturday, March 16 at 9:00am to 5:00pm

Hayden Conference Center

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Garden Events


SC Botanical Garden

Target Audience

General Public



$80 (10% discount SCNPS and Friends Members)

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Sue Watts

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