orange tulipClemson Extension agents with primary horticulture responsibilities work closely with state extension specialists and researchers located on campus and at the various research and education centers located across the state. They provide expertise in topics ranging from fruits and vegetables, landscape, turf, ornamental plants and issues related to home gardening or commercial production. Many of your home and garden questions can be easily addressed at Clemson's Home and Garden Information Center.


Tony Melton (Florence County), 843-661-4800 Ext 112, amelton@clemson.edu


Pee Dee Gardening Workshops -- Third Saturday in March at the Pee Dee Research and Education Center in Florence


Master Gardener work days at display gardens Pee Dee Research and Education Center, and other gardening service projects


  • Darlington County Master Gardener Association
  • Florence County Master Gardener Association
  • Pee Dee Plant Professionals -- Ornamental plant industry group meeting the second Thursday of each month in Florence
  • Pee Dee Vegetable Growers

Visit the state-wide Horticulture website.