Green Events in Darlington County
St. Patrick’s Day Walk in the Park
Join the Darlington Area Recreation Department for a St. Patrick’s Day Walk in the Park! Enjoy a 1 mile walk at Williamson Park… you might spy a leprechaun or two! Thursday, March 17th at 10:00 a.m. $10.00 includes T-Shirt Call 843-398-4030 for more information.
Kalmia Gardens Oyster Roast Fundraiser
Come enjoy some wonderful SC Low Country Oysters at the annual Kalmia Gardens Oyster Roast Fundraiser on Saturday March 19, 2016 from 4-7p.m. Along with SC Oysters there will be lots of appetizers, soups, desserts, wine, beer, music by Allen Johnson and more! Tickets are available for a $40 donation by calling 843-383-8145. Advance ticket purchase only please
Earth Day & Duck Cup Race
Visit Kalmia Gardens on April 9 for the Annual Earth Day Celebration with the popular Duck Cup race! Activities include guided nature walks, music, canoe rides, displays, and family-friendly activities. Admission is free and the public is invited to attend.
Kalmia Gardens of Coker College is a 35-acre private botanical garden open to the public. From the historic Hart House (ca. 1820) and formal gardens there is a 60-ft drop in elevation to the Black Creek floodplain where trails and boardwalks guide visitors through laurel thickets, pine-oak-holly uplands and a beech bluff.
The unusual terrain is responsible for creating Kalmia’s unique and diverse plant and animal life. Kalmia Gardens is part of the scenic South Carolina Cotton Trail and is the gateway to the 796-acre Segars-McKinnon Heritage Preserve. Kalmia Gardens of Coker College – 1624 W Carolina Ave Hartsville. For more www.kalmiagardens.org – 843.383.8145
Darlington County Master Gardener Plant Sale
Shop lots of annual perennials and planted containers plus many types of garden art at the Darlington County Master Gardener Plant Sale! Admission is free. April 26: 9 a.m.- 2 p.m.
Green Gardener 101 Course
Kalmia Gardens of Coker College is excited to announce it will be offering a Green Gardening Course. This ‘short’ course will cover many important gardening topics: plant pathology, soil health, landscaping, proper pruning, and composting, as well as many topics in-between. The class will meet at the Joslin Education Center (1520 W. Carolina Ave.) Tuesday evenings from 6:00 – 8:30 p.m. September 20th– Tue. October 11th, 6:00-8:30 p.m. with lab Saturday. This class has something for everyone, regardless of experience. The cost for this 4 week class, textbook and lab is $135. Please call 843-383-8145 or email email@example.com.