BDC @ Bluffton Branch -- Go Native with Plants!

Laura Rose on Native Plants of the Lowcountry
Tuesday, May 25th 1:00 - 2:30pm
Bluffton Branch Library
Large Meeting Room

Ever wondered about the myriad plants growing on your property? Ever wanted to learn more about the many fascinating native plants of the Lowcountry? Ever wondered about how to make your greenery as "green" (as in environmentally appropriate) as it can be? Ever wondered how to lower your footprint on the environment by selecting appropriate and natural plants for your landscape? Here's your chance!

Join us on Tuesday, May 25th for a presentation about native plants of the lowcountry in our Bluffton Branch Library. The program will be led by local expert, Laura Rose of Clemson Extension and current President of the South Carolina Native Plants Society.

Click here for a list of coastal species suitable for your landscape. To identify native plants, try out the Name That Plant website, subtitled "A clearinghouse of information about native and naturalized plants of the Carolinas and Georgia."

About the Author

Grace Cordial has been responsible for the day-to-day operation of the Beaufort District Collection at the Beaufort County Library since 1999.  The Beaufort District Collection exists to acquire, preserve, maintain and make accessible a research collection of permanent value which records the history, culture, and environment of our part of the South Carolina lowcountry.  Besides the research room, Cordial manages the “Virtual BDC:” the BDC web pages, the Online Obituary Index, two digital collections, a new BDC.BCL Facebook page, and the Connections blog.  
 
Among her duties is to coordinate or present programs about local history, Gullah culture, and our coastal environment, including occasional instructional sessions about how to perform historical and/or genealogical research.