September 15, 2023 9:30 am Spring Lake Pavilion
Bees: Here and Now
David Arnal, Head of the SC Beekeepers Association will talk
about what makes a bee tick, the hazards and the rewards. He
is the man to ask about having a beehive!
October 20, 2023 TBD Field Trip
Palmetto Oaks Sculpture Garden.
With the membership’s consent, we could then go on to Savannah
to Armstrong University’s botanical garden and remain for lunch.
November 17, 2023 TBD Field Trip
Arrangements, wreaths or swags for the season, and side trip
to the wholesale florist. Sydney lived in Paris to study clothing
designs and uses her talents within the floral world now. Lunch
at the Thompson hotel not included in the price.
Dec 6, 2023 Note Date Change
Hewitt Oaks Holiday Luncheon
This is a beautiful venue in Bluffton for holiday and wedding
parties. The meal is a three course lunch and is held in a hall
wonderfully decorated for the season.
January 19, 2024 9:30 am Spring Lake Pavilion
Bob Andreucci offers some general primers and then will be
open to answer any questions we may have; pruning is most
important for good growth, healthy plants, fruit production etc.
February 16, 2024 TBD Field Trip
This should be peak time to see the garden in its full glory
and hopefully have a docent talk about the various types to
grow in the Low Country
March 15, 2024 9:30 am Spring Lake Pavilion
Native Plants in the Low Country
Laura Lee Rose, former Clemson University Extension Agent, will talk about native plants before the native plant sale in April, which is open to the public and is widely attended.
April 19, 2024 TBD Field Trip
Wimbee Creek Farm Seabrook,SC
This lowcountry flower farm’s history stretches back to the 1600’s.
We will have a tour of the gardens, flower picking and lunch.
May 17, 2024 Time and location TBA
YEAR END GARDEN WALK AND OFFICER INSTALLATION LUNCHEON
Tour some of our AVID Gardner’s gardens which have recovered from last year’s disastrous freeze. Followed by casual luncheon.
June 21st, 2024 TBD Spring Lake Pavilion
New Homeowner Welcome to Low Country Gardening.
We look to having a panel of gardeners from out of State with
specific interests as well as “old hand “ Hilton Head gardeners.
This will be a community event rather than solely for the AVID
gardeners, in keeping with our community mindedness.