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.

Local Agent

Paul Thompson, 803-684-9919 Ext 112, pthmpsn@clemson.edu

Major Programs

  • Master Gardener Class – August through Early November
  • First Fridays in the Garden – Free, First Friday of each month at the Glencairn Gardens learning Center 825 Edgemont Ave. Rock Hill, SC 11:00 to 12:00 p.m. (SEE TOPICS)
  • Pesticide license exam preparation and recertification classes
  • Certified Nursery Professional Exam Preparation course
  • Plant Identification training
  • YC Magazine monthly column
  • Crapemyrtle Varieties Website

Visit the state-wide Horticulture website.