2019 LCMGV GARDEN TOUR
Date: Saturday, February 23rd
Time: 10:00am-5:00 pm
Rain Date: Sunday, February 24th Noon to 5:00 pm
(Veterans are free with ID)
Purchase tickets one of the following ways:
Clemson Extension Office
600 West Main St., Suite 100,
(803)259-8515 M – F
Mail check for $10.00 to
1502 Quail Valley West,
Columbia, SC 29212
Purchase tickets at any of the gardens on Saturday the 23rd
Two gardens in West Columbia and one in Columbia
Donna and Pete Denton
11 Laurel Graydon Lane,
West Columbia, S.C. 29170
(Use GPS to Ramblin Rd. in West Columbia. On Ramblin Road, follow LCMGV signs)
Wander along a brick walkway past the greenhouse, to a terrace featuring a vintage sundial. Relax on Victorian iron benches for a breathtaking view of hilltop mountain-laurels and a neighboring lake. Depart the terrace and proceed to the first two of three camellia gardens. Nature then beckons visitors to the secret garden, enclosed with brick and decorative iron fencing. Continue through a larger courtyard of fragrant winter shrubs to enjoy the final two camellia gardens.
John and Sandy Dickerson
9 Saluda Trail,
West Columbia, S.C. 29169
You will find a lovely garden overlooking the Saluda River. This garden features mature antique camellias, many planted in the 1940s and 50s.
Dan Clayton, owner of Paradise Plants Plus will have a variety of camellias available at this garden to enjoy and purchase.
John and Catherine Maker
902 Woodland Dr.,
Columbia, S.C. 29205
John is President of the Mid-Carolina Camellia Society here in town and in charge of two large camellia shows each year. The Makers have won numerous camellia prizes for their blooms. Original landscaping was done by Catherine’s parents.
A Free Bonus! Visit the Riverbanks Botanical Garden and Woodlands Walk
Show GT ticket at garden side ticket booth. Enter from Botanical Parkway.