Recently, South Carolina has received a lot of excess rain and an increased potential for stormwater runoff. A rain garden is a landscape feature that can help mediate and reduce stormwater runoff.
Crape myrtles are a popular landscape choice because this tree is as tough as it is beautiful. Many people find the crape myrtles beautiful because of their peeling bark, fall color, the grace of their natural form, and their long summer blooming period.
Eastern redbud (Cercis canadensis) is a deciduous ornamental tree that is native to the eastern United States and Canada. This small tree has colorful lavender-pink blossoms that open in early spring.
February is the time to plant early vegetable crops such as garden peas (Pisum sativum) and spinach (Spinacia oleracea).
Virginia sweetspire (Itea virginica) is native shrub from eastern Texas up to New Jersey and thrives throughout South Carolina.