Clemson Extension Gardening Classes & Events

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2015 Carolina Yard Gardening School Summer Edition- Because the More You Know, The More You Grow! (To Purchase Tickets Click Here)

June 6, 2015 Trident Technical College 
8:30 am-12:30 pm

School is in session!  The Carolina Yard Gardening School will now be offered three times per year and is designed to help home gardeners “Do It Yourself” to create a low maintenance, beautiful landscape that works with nature and protects natural resources.

The Carolina Yards program is based on 12 key principles that address common landscape concerns including soil and mulch, plant selection, garden design, water in the landscape and gardening for wildlife.  Apply the lessons learned and certify your yard as an official “Carolina Yard.” 

In Carolina Yard Gardening School Summer Edition we will cover these Carolina Yards Principles: Right Plant, Right Place, Water Wisely, Rain As A Resource and Reduce Runoff.  Check out the program descriptions and register online today. Early registration ends May 20, late registration ends May 31st. 


The next Tri-County Master Gardener Training Course for Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties will begin Thursday, September 10, 2015. The Clemson Extension Master Gardener Training Course is a volunteer training program that requires 12 weeks of intensive instruction in fundamentals of basic horticulture and an additional 40 hours of volunteer service done over the following nine months to complete. Students selected for this training class will meet every Thursday from 9:30am-4pm at various locations within the tri-counties. The training fee is $300 but no funds will be collected until students have been accepted into the class. All applicants will be contacted directly using the email and/or phone number provided in their application to arrange a personal interview. Interviews will be conducted mid July through August.  Click here to fill out an online application.

Ask A Clemson Extension Master Gardener!

The mission of the Clemson Extension Master Gardener Program is to select, train and utilize knowledgeable volunteers to facilitate the educational work of the local Urban Horticulture Agent by delivering research-based information to the citizens of the state.  These knowledgeable volunteers work diligently to staff "Ask A Master Gardener" offices in each of the three county and are ready to help you with your gardening and horticulture questions!

To "Ask A Master Gardener" contact the office nearest you:

Berkeley County  3014 Cypress Garden, Road Moncks Corner  843-719-4140 or Email photos and questions to

Charleston County 259 Meeting Street, Charleston  843-722-5940 ext 117 or Email photos or questions to

Dorchester County  OFFICE TEMPORARILY UNAVAILABLE  Email photos or questions to


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