Charleston Horticultural Society kicks off summer series of cool new plant classes in August

Do it for the 'gram

Starting on Aug. 17, the Charleston Horticultural Society presents a series of 18 brand spankin’ new classes for all types and levels of gardeners. If you have a green thumb — or just need to up your Instagram plant game — you’ll want to check out some of these offerings, held at various times and on different days through August 29.

Workshops will be led by instructors from Trident Tech’s Horticulture Program, Hyams Garden Center, Blue Pearl Farms, and from CHS staff members. You can check out programs like orchid care, sustainable landscaping, butterfly gardening, and native plant gardening.

Executive director of CHS Kyle Barnette even taps into the current social media plant craze with a workshop, Getting Social With Your Garden, on the ins and outs of using Instagram to communicate with other gardeners.

[embed-1] You can look forward to even more CHS fun later this fall, with a special screening of Piet Oudolf film, 5 Seasons of Gardening, at Queen Street Playhouse on Sept. 9.

Learn more about CHS and check out all of their upcoming programs online at

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