Nature is math in living color

Nature is math in living color

UNION — Math and nature, as different as they may seem, walk hand in hand with each other. Math is the bare bones theory, and nature is that the...

August 3rd, 2017 |  


Ain’t nothing like the real thing…

Ain’t nothing like the real thing…

UNION — Ah, summer in the South — hot days, cold drinks and citronella candles, spread across porches in futile attempts to fend off the t...

July 16th, 2017 |  


PPG to host first Open House

PPG to host first Open House

UNION — Since 2014, the Piedmont Physic Garden (PPG), located a block off Main Street, has been open to visitors by appointment only. For the fi...

July 16th, 2017 |  


Dandelions deserve more respect

Dandelions deserve more respect

UNION — Dandelions deserve more respect. While they’re commonly known as pesky weeds, they have an impressive history as key ingredients i...

July 6th, 2017 |  


Two women interning at PPG

Two women interning at PPG

UNION — The summer intern program at Piedmont Physic Garden continues with Carley Raybon and Catherine Garner updating labels for the garden col...

June 25th, 2017 |  


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. |