48 Sherman Drive Beaufort, SC 29907 danielpayne@naturescapesofbeaufort.com (843) 525 9454

Naturescapes of Beaufort, SC

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We have three nursery tours coming up soon. The Broad River Garden Club will be visiting on March 27th. The Sun City Native Plant Group will be visiting on April 5th. Drop us a line or give us a call if you would like to arrange a visit by your

group.

The  South Carolina Native Plant Society South Coast Chapter will be having their spring sale here on April 6th 9-12 and 1-4. Come out and visit on April 6th to support this worthy group. Find out about them. Meet some nice people and join the group if you like what they are doing. There are some talented musicians in the group. Sometimes they volunteeer to play during the sale.  If you can’t make it on the 6th. Call to arrange a visit on another day.

The nursery is just part of our business. We visit gardens to help people identify and manage their existing native vegetation. We plant natives and heirlooms in people’s garden. We help people take care of their gardens (from mowing, pruning, fertilizations, environmentally-responsible pest manangement,etc). We survery natural areas. We give educational programs. In short, we do whatever we can to help people live and garden in harmony with nature……So, I live by the nursery and I will show people around the nursery almost anytime I am here but…I am out a lot working on other jobs. So call ahead (843) 525-9454 or (843) 812-4845 or email us danielpayne@naturescapesofbeaufort.com if you want to visit.

Wheww..I am out of breath after all of that.

That being said, we are working here and are open for visitors today. If you would like to visit, give me a call at (843) 812-4845  and I will give you directions or put 48 Sherman Dr., Beaufort, SC 29907 into your GPS and drove on out. If you don’t see me call me, yell or honk your horn. I am out there somewhere

Spring has sprung.

Last fall, we rescued some Wiregrass (Aristida beyrichiana) from destruction. We tried to increase it by division in the nursery. It didn’t work too well. So, we need to plant out the survivors in the pine flatwoods that we are are restoring next to the nursery. We will burn it in a month or so. Hopefully, it will produce seed in the fall and we can offer wiregrass in 2014.

The weeds are growing in the nursery, we need to pull them. Perennials are starting to put up shoots. It is time to cut off the old stalks. Cuttings have rooted. We need to pot them up. Plants are overgrown and blowing over in the wind. We need to repot them. Trays of seedlings we planted last year have germinated. We need to pot them up.   Etc. Etc. Etc. So I need to go out and take care of things outside. .

I hope to see you soon!

Oh..the plant in the picture is Oxalis violacea (Native Wood-sorrel) a locally uncommon woodland wildflower.  The plants that we sell in the nursery

 

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