Make your turf great again

Make your turf great again

UNION — Grass is the focal point of the yard, and it can be the hardest part to maintain. If you struggle with maintaining your turf, or even if...

June 17th, 2017 |  


Victory Gardens no longer a fad

Victory Gardens no longer a fad

UNION — Tommy Sinclair and Buddy Blackmon aren’t likely to visit the produce section of the grocery store. Ever.Among raised beds and care...

May 7th, 2017 updated: May 7th, 2017. |  


1 million years to decompose

1 million years to decompose

UNION — Any way you look at it, a million years is a really long time, but it’s especially long if you’re waiting for that glass bot...

April 27th, 2017 |  


What’s chirping in your backyard?

What’s chirping in your backyard?

UNION — Do you enjoy watching birds in your backyard? If you answered yes to this question, then Piedmont Physic Garden is hosting the perfect w...

April 9th, 2017 |  


What’s blooming in your yard?

What’s blooming in your yard?

UNION — A little imagination and a love of plants can lead to great possibilities this season and beyond, and the March 18 gardening workshop at...

March 12th, 2017 updated: March 12th, 2017. |  


FFA members meet with legislators

FFA members meet with legislators

UNION COUNTY — Union County High School agricultural education students attended the South Carolina Future Farmers of America-sponsored State Le...

March 6th, 2017 |  


Backyard gardening makes comeback

Backyard gardening makes comeback

UNION — As a college student, I have limited time between classes to grab a snack. One day my fellow intern Koby and I were walking to our inter...

March 5th, 2017 |  


FFA emblem fundraiser kicks off

FFA emblem fundraiser kicks off

RICHMOND, VA — Farm supply retailer Southern States Cooperative will kick off its annual FFA fundraiser on March 1 in an effort to support agric...

February 27th, 2017 |  


‘A Year-Round Survival Garden’

‘A Year-Round Survival Garden’

UNION — On Saturday, March 11, Union natives and garden enthusiasts Tommy Sinclair and Buddy Blackmon will lead a workshop at the Piedmont Physi...

February 26th, 2017 updated: February 26th, 2017. |  


PPG welcomes USC Union interns

PPG welcomes USC Union interns

UNION — Union’s Piedmont Physic Garden (PPG) welcomes Bryana Vaughan and Koby Lee as spring interns working alongside horticulturist Billy...

February 5th, 2017 |