Lexington County Master Gardeners hope that these resources will assist you in successful gardening and being a good steward of nature! Please understand that, although there is a plethora of gardening information, it is important to use scientific information that is applicable to our local area.

Clemson Extension

http://www.clemson.edu/extension/index.html

http://www.clemson.edu/extension/hgic/

http://www.clemson.edu/extension/mg/

 

Find all types of gardening/growing information under “Resources” including the invaluable “Home and Garden Information Center” (HGIC).Also locate county offices for soil samples and personalized assistance. Learn about the Master Gardener online and in person classes.

Facebook

https://www.facebook.com/LCMGVA/

LCMGV, Clemson and other organizations offer Facebook pages with information

“Garden Professors”

http://articles.extension.org/garden_science

This is where you can find research-based information from America’s land-grant universities enabled by eXtension.org

Invasive Plants in SC

http://scnps.org/education/invasive-species/

Please don’t plant these!

Lexington County Master Public Bulb Sale

http://lcmgv.org/index.php/lcmg-blooming-bucks-sale/

Support LCMG Volunteers by purchasing your bulbs from our special link .

Making It Grow

http://www.scetv.org/television/programs/making-it-grow

An ETV show with Clemson extension.

Name that Plant”

http://www.namethatplant.net/

A wonderful site to look up plants you see in nature.

Other extension information

https://search.extension.org/

Search all extension sites.

Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Gardens

https://www.riverbanks.org/

See what’s blooming and what horticultural classes are offered.

Saluda Shoals

http://www.icrc.net/saluda-shoals-park

Educational Resources and Building.

(South) Carolina Butterfly Society

http://carolinabutterflysociety.org/

Many gardeners are interested in butterflies and this website provides local information and links.

SC Native Plant Society

http://scnps.org/

Provides information about native plants and links.