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PPG hosts March 18 workshop by Marian St. Clair

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Photo courtesy of the Piedmont Physic Garden Marian St. Clair, a freelance garden writer, photographer and tour coordinator in Greenville, will conduct a gardening workshop on Saturday, March 18 at the Piedmont Physic Garden. The theme of the workshop is “Growing Good Gardens: Finding Ideas and Inspiration In All the Right Places.”


Photo courtesy of the Piedmont Physic Garden This is the vegetable garden at Château de Villandry in France. It is copied the world over and is featured in the blog of Marian St. Clair, a freelance garden writer, photographer and tour coordinator in Greenville, who will conduct a gardening workshop on Saturday, March 18 at the Piedmont Physic Garden. The photo will be the first one presented by St. Clair during the workshop, the theme of which will be “Growing Good Gardens: Finding Ideas and Inspiration In All the Right Places.”


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 Piedmont Physic Garden (PPG) can help.

Register now for “Growing Good Gardens: Finding Ideas and Inspiration In All the Right Places,” led by Marian St. Clair, a freelance garden writer, photographer and tour coordinator in Greenville.

St. Clair has contributed feature articles and weekly columns to the Greenville News for 15 years, and also writes for Carolina Gardener Magazine, producing the article, “A Carolina Gardener’s Story.” She was honored in 2008 with a Gold Award by the Garden Writers Association.

Marian also writes a personal blog, Hortitopia, which shares news about her home garden, Upstate wildflower and waterfall hikes, and garden travels to England, France, Italy, and other destinations. View her articles at http://marianstclair.wordpress.com.

A life-long community volunteer, Marian has been recognized for her efforts in gardening education by the South Carolina Wildlife Federation and the South Carolina Association of County Agricultural Agents. She is a teacher for the Greenville Master Gardener program and an active member of many civic and philanthropic organizations, including the Carolina Foothills Garden Club, Upstate Master Naturalists, and Greenville Women Giving.

The cost of St. Clair’s workshop is $20 per person, and seating is limited. Call 864-427-2556 to reserve your spot or register online by visiting our website.

Founded in 2014, the Piedmont Physic Garden is a nonprofit botanical garden in Union, South Carolina. PPG was inspired by London’s Chelsea Physic Garden with the mission of exhibiting the medicinal, cultural, economic and environmental importance of plants to the people of Union County and the surrounding Piedmont region of South Carolina.

Please visit www.piedmontphysicgarden.org for more information.

Photo courtesy of the Piedmont Physic Garden Marian St. Clair, a freelance garden writer, photographer and tour coordinator in Greenville, will conduct a gardening workshop on Saturday, March 18 at the Piedmont Physic Garden. The theme of the workshop is “Growing Good Gardens: Finding Ideas and Inspiration In All the Right Places.”
http://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/web1_Marian-1.jpegPhoto courtesy of the Piedmont Physic Garden Marian St. Clair, a freelance garden writer, photographer and tour coordinator in Greenville, will conduct a gardening workshop on Saturday, March 18 at the Piedmont Physic Garden. The theme of the workshop is “Growing Good Gardens: Finding Ideas and Inspiration In All the Right Places.”

Photo courtesy of the Piedmont Physic Garden This is the vegetable garden at Château de Villandry in France. It is copied the world over and is featured in the blog of Marian St. Clair, a freelance garden writer, photographer and tour coordinator in Greenville, who will conduct a gardening workshop on Saturday, March 18 at the Piedmont Physic Garden. The photo will be the first one presented by St. Clair during the workshop, the theme of which will be “Growing Good Gardens: Finding Ideas and Inspiration In All the Right Places.”
http://www.uniondailytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/web1_marianst_7350-1.jpegPhoto courtesy of the Piedmont Physic Garden This is the vegetable garden at Château de Villandry in France. It is copied the world over and is featured in the blog of Marian St. Clair, a freelance garden writer, photographer and tour coordinator in Greenville, who will conduct a gardening workshop on Saturday, March 18 at the Piedmont Physic Garden. The photo will be the first one presented by St. Clair during the workshop, the theme of which will be “Growing Good Gardens: Finding Ideas and Inspiration In All the Right Places.”
PPG hosts March 18 workshop by Marian St. Clair

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