Let your bouquets say, ‘Welcome’

Spring and summertime arrive in the Lowcountry with warming temperatures turning nearly each blade of…

Spring and summertime arrive in the Lowcountry with warming temperatures turning nearly each blade of grass environmentally friendly. It in fact spreads like a contagious illness to a ton of homeowners’ hands, turning their thumbs environmentally friendly, way too. 

Hordes of gardeners head to area merchants to snag some flats of blooming annuals to get their gardens off to a perky begin. 

For those in search of more substantial vegetation and shrubs, as well as a range of potting crops and gardening essentials, numerous nurseries supply these objects.

Southern Marsh Nursery at 190 May perhaps River Rd., in Pritchardville has a extensive provide of yard necessities. Owner Andrew Ahmann and salesperson Tori Mikell are on hand to present gardening details. Another is Sunshine Hardscape Landscape and Nursery at 36 Plantation Park Dr., in Bluffton, with operator Frank Sipala on hand to assistance you. Taylors Landscape Supply and Nursery is at 36 Cecil Reynolds Dr., off S.C. 170 across from Okatie Village. 

“The earth laughs in flowers.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson 

Back in the early 1960s, my mom-in-law Josie Altman Tanner, lovingly referred to as Mammy, lived in a tiny trailer on our aspect yard. Born, I believe, with a all-natural inexperienced thumb up in Johnsonville, tobacco-growing place, she ready little spots on the two sides of the walkway foremost to her screened-in porch to plant seasonal bouquets.