Sue Watts

Educational Program Coordinator
SC Botanical Garden

Office: Carriage House, SCBG
Phone: 864-650-1811


 Educational Background

A.B.D. History
Binghamton University 1997

M.A. History
Queen's University 1990

B.A. History
Warwick University 1986

 Courses Taught

Garden Sprouts - 3-5 years old
Junior Naturalists 1 & 2
Hunt Cabin Open House
Nature Center Open House
Administrator,South Carolina Native Plant Certificate


I am an educator and naturalist who loves to teach and write. I offer classes for all ages at the South Carolina Botanical Garden. I write, edit and publish the Garden's Gate. I design and produce educational trail signs. I write extensively for the Garden's Facebook Page.

South Carolina Midlands and Upstate Master Naturalist
South Carolina Master Gardener
Southern Appalachian Master Naturalist
Member of the National Association of Interpretation
Life time member, Environmental Educational Association of South Carolina

 Research Interests

Sharing nature with everyone.
Native plants and their ecology.
Plant and human interactions.
Native bees and other insects.

 Extension and Outreach

Work with Extension Agents to offer programs at the S.C.B.G.
Write monthly for the Home and Garden Information Blog
Presenter, South Carolina Garden Club Environmental School 2020 & 2022
Tours for adults and school groups
Keowee Sentinel: Two-page children's nature activity guide, 6 times a year.
Educational talks to local clubs and societies on a variety of subjects.


Home and Garden Information Blogs
Facebook Posts
Multiple Activity Guides
National Association of Interpretation