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Moore Farms Botanical Garden

Photography Sessions

Lake City, SC
Photo sessions at Moore Farms Botanical Garden are $50 on weekdays and $75 on weekends. The Fire Tower Center can be used for restrooms and clothing change outs if needed. Please fill in all of the below information to app... read more

MFBG Facility Rental

Lake City, SC
For staff use only. Select what fees/rates will be paid. A 25% off coupon exists for any non-profit organization.

CLASS: Holiday Garlands Galore!

Lake City, SC
It's greenery garlands galore! Add natural beauty to your home with handcrafted garlands by using fresh greenery such as cypress, arborvitae, magnolia and so much more. In this class, you’ll learn the steps to turn unassum... read more

CLASS: Yoga in the Garden

Lake City, SC
Come enjoy some tasty stretches, upper body and core strengtheners, plus a tranquil relaxation session to finish. These classes will take place all throughout the serene landscapes of Moore Farms Botanical Garden. Designed... read more

CLASS: Botanical Infused Candles

Lake City, SC
Get your home smelling fresh! Join Rebecca Turk, MFBG Director of Education and Events, for a lovely morning making handmade candles. Featuring beautiful botanicals, these candles will be the envy of your friends when they... read more

CLASS: Pine Cone Zinnia Wreath Class

Lake City, SC
Start the new year off right with a crafty project: a pine cone zinnia wreath! This wreath has rustic charm, and there’s nothing like natural décor to bring the beauty of the outdoors in. Instructor Rebecca Turk will guide... read more

CLASS: Gardening for the Birds

Lake City, SC
Songbirds are interesting and beautiful visitors to gardens. They can brighten up dark winter days, adding music and color to our lives. But, what can we do to repay them? We can make our yards more bird friendly!

CLASS: Bugs in the Garden: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Lake City, SC
All of us share our yards and gardens with hundreds of bugs – some good, some bad and some ugly. But, which is which? Are damsel bugs good? What about lacewings and ground beetles? Dr. JC Chong, a “bug expert”, can help yo... read more

EVENT: Garden Open: Bulbapalooza

Lake City, SC
It’s that special time of year when thousands of spring-flowering bulbs enliven the landscape and perennials are re-emerging after a winter’s rest. Shake off the winter doldrums, and come see what the color of daffodils, t... read more

EVENT: Garden Open: Bulbapalooza

Lake City, SC
So many bulbs are blooming we have to do the Bulbapalooza Garden Open again! Daffodils, tulips, dogwoods, gladiolus and hyacinths continue to delight.

CLASS: Hardy Citrus

Lake City, SC
While some fruit-bearing plants are susceptible to cold temperatures, many others can survive frost in this region with flying colors. Join Stan McKenzie, known as the “Citrus Man,” as he provides an overview of citrus pla... read more

EVENT: Moore Farms Wine Stroll

Lake City, SC
Take in the beauty of Moore Farms Botanical Garden as you sample some of this region’s best wines at the garden’s annual Wine Stroll on Saturday, April 6, 2019. Sip your way through our enticing 65 cultivated acres, dotted... read more

CLASS: Stop and Smell the Roses: Plant Breeding and Care for Roses

Lake City, SC
Humans have been growing roses for thousands of years; they’ve been used as medicine, currency, perfume and symbols of affection. Perhaps no other flower on Earth has reached the level of stardom as the rose has. Unfortuna... read more

EVENT: Eggstravaganza

Lake City, SC
We’re not exaggerating when we say Eggstravaganza is one of Moore Farms Botanical Garden’s most egg-citing and egg-ceptional events of the year. More than 10,000 eggs will be laid out throughout the garden for children to ... read more

CLASS: Bonsai

Lake City, SC
Bonsai is an ancient Asian craft that dates back more than 2,000 years. There are specific cultural practices that are responsible for causing dwarfness in these highly maintained container plants. Bryce Lane will take you... read more

CLASS: Camera in Your Pocket

Lake City, SC
Explore the basic camera app already on your phone and hear the secrets of great photographs. Come to gain tips and tricks that will help you elevate your game and learn to MAKE photographs, not just grab snapshots.

CLASS: Leaf Castings

Lake City, SC
Leaves from your favorite sycamore or alocasia (elephant’s ear) plants can be preserved forever in castings for decoration in your home or garden. Leaf castings can even be used as bird feeders or bird baths! All it takes ... read more

CLASS: ColorBlast with Perennials

Lake City, SC
Create drama and visual thrill in your garden by planting perennial color. Bold colors will draw the eye and elicit “oohs” and “ahhs” from you and your visitors. MFBG Horticulturist Bennett Dowling will show you how easy i... read more

EVENT: May Days Plant Sale & BBQ

Lake City, SC
Moore Farms Botanical Garden’s May Days Plant Sale and BBQ is sure to put a spring in your step! For two days in May, the garden is open to everyone for a plant sale, lecture and BBQ lunch. The plant sale will feature many... read more

EVENT: Garden Open: It's Summertime

Lake City, SC
Summer is a magical time here when blooming perennials and annuals add vibrancy to the displays and attract helpful pollinators like bees and butterflies.

CLASS: Aquatic Landscapes

Lake City, SC
Unlike water features that just have water with plants surrounding it, water gardens actually provide an environment that can sustain and promote plant life growth within it. A well-planted water garden creates more moveme... read more

CLASS: Edible Gardening

Lake City, SC
Why should you grow your own edible garden? You’ll save money on groceries, you’ll know exactly what you’re eating, and you’ll have fun doing it! MFBG Horticulturist Erin Weber, who oversees the vegetable garden, will talk... read more

CLASS: Vivid Containers

Lake City, SC
Have you ever been frustrated with container displays that fall flat? Come learn how to assemble show-stopping seasonal containers, with a heavy focus on vibrant summer annuals. MFBG Senior Horticulturist Katie Dickson wil... read more

EVENT: Garden Open: July in Bloom

Lake City, SC
The dog days of summer are upon us, so visit the garden to get the most out of the season. Crepe myrtles are arguably the stars of the show in July, but so are sunflowers, dahlias, phlox and asters. Don’t miss the exuberan... read more

EVENT: Garden Open: Back to School

Lake City, SC
August can be a hectic time with getting children ready for a new school year, so come recharge your batteries with us at the garden.

CLASS: The Low-Maintenance Landscape

Lake City, SC
You can have a beautiful yard without spending hours and hours grooming the landscape - it’s true! There’s no such thing as a maintenance-free yard, but with a little know-how you can create a stunning landscape that allow... read more

EVENT: MFBG Beer Fest

Lake City, SC
Travel to breweries across the Southeast without ever leaving Moore Farms Botanical Garden’s scenic grounds during the 6th annual MFBG Beer Fest.

EVENT: Sarracenia

Lake City, SC
Sarracenia, a gathering that has quickly become a signature event at Moore Farms Botanical Garden, features an elegant luncheon and silent auction with all proceeds benefitting an area charity.

CLASS: Gardening with Grasses

Lake City, SC
Few plants can compare to ornamental grasses for nearly nonstop performance, strength and visual impact.

EVENT: BOOtanical Garden

Lake City, SC
Things get a bit spooky around Halloween with BOOtanical Garden! Wear your costume and come to the garden for a day of family-friend thrills.

CLASS: Terrariums

Lake City, SC
Terrariums are a fun way to incorporate plants into your décor with minimal maintenance. It’s indoor gardening at its finest and easiest. Leave it to instructor Rebecca Turk to know all about terrariums – she currently own... read more

EVENT: Dog Daze

Lake City, SC
There are plenty of sights, sounds, smells and sensations sure to delight both you and your dog during Dog Daze at Moore Farms Botanical Garden! The gates are open to both humans and canines for this one event, so come exp... read more

CLASS: Wreath Wonderland

Lake City, SC
A stunning holiday wreath isn’t that hard to make – just gather the right supplies, a few seasonal embellishments and a healthy dose of holiday spirit. Wreath Wonderland will guide attendees through making an 18-inch grand... read more
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Past Events

CLASS: Wreath Wonderland

CLASS: Wreath Wonderland

Lake City, SC
Tis' the season to get crafty and decorate! A fresh evergreen wreath is the perfect festive touch for your home and provides a lovely, seasonal aroma. With proper care it can last for months! In this class, you’ll learn how to create an exquisite 18" wreath from the unique greenery, berries and d...
Saturday, December 8 2018 10:00 AM 2:00 PM

FAMILY PROGRAM: Holiday Fairy Gardens

FAMILY PROGRAM: Holiday Fairy Gardens

Lake City, SC
Create your own enchanted fairy garden for the holidays! Spend the morning fashioning your magic world using natural materials to build a home fit for a fairy. Each child will go home with a fairy garden to keep.
Saturday, December 8 2018 10:00 AM 11:30 AM

CLASS: Creating All-Natural Skin Products

CLASS: Creating All-Natural Skin Products

Lake City, SC
Over the counter lotions, deodorants, shampoos/conditioners and soaps contain a host of known toxins.  The best way to eliminate these — while saving a lot of money — is to make your own.  Simple, fun, and inexpensive, homemade lotions are safe to slather on. Instructor Pat Harpell will show you...
Saturday, December 1 2018 10:00 AM 2:00 PM

Garden Open: Winter Wonderland

Garden Open: Winter Wonderland

Lake City, SC
Garden Open: Winter Wonderland  Date: Saturday, December 1, 2018 Time: 8:30 am to 3:00 pm Location: Moore Farms Botanical Garden
Saturday, December 1 2018 8:30 AM 3:00 PM

CLASS: Small Trees for the Home Landscape

CLASS: Small Trees for the Home Landscape

Lake City, SC
Bryce is back by popular demand! Did you know home property sizes keep getting smaller? Many of the trees we always planted now out-grow the spaces we place them in. No worries! There are many wonderful small trees that will thrive in the new smaller home landscape. These trees are self contained...
Saturday, November 17 2018 9:30 AM 2:00 PM

EVENT: Dog Daze

EVENT: Dog Daze

Lake City, SC
Come have a dog-gone good time in the garden! Bring your pooch to take a nice stroll through the garden putting you both in a “dog daze”. A photographer will be on-site to take a picture of you and your pup for only $1. Delicious snacks will be available for humans for $1 each. Free treats, toys,...
Saturday, November 10 2018 10:30 AM 2:30 PM

CLASS: Ten Essential Herbs for the Home Farmacy

CLASS: Ten Essential Herbs for the Home Farmacy

Lake City, SC
Join herbalist Pat Harpell, founder of the SC Herbal Society, for a discussion — and taste — of herbs that she keeps on hand in her herbal farmacy. You’ll learn how these herbs are used, including preparation, conditions that they are commonly used to treat, and the chemical compounds that make t...
Saturday, November 10 2018 10:00 AM 2:00 PM

Workshop: Project WILD

Workshop: Project WILD

Lake City, SC
This workshop includes a full-training on the Project WILD curriculum which is focused on K-12. All curriculum materials are backed by sound educational practices and theory and represent the work of many within the fields of education and natural resource management from across the country. Each...
Wednesday, November 7 2018 9:00 AM 4:00 PM

FAMILY PROGRAM: Bug Bungalows

FAMILY PROGRAM: Bug Bungalows

Lake City, SC
Come spend the morning with us exploring the wonderful world of insects! Did you know insects have homes too? They are always working hard in the garden, so we want to make sure the helpful ones have a comfortable home. Bug hotels provide a place to stay while they work, pollinate and hunt in the...
Saturday, November 3 2018 10:00 AM 11:30 AM

CLASS: Gardening for Life

CLASS: Gardening for Life

Lake City, SC
How many butterfly gardens have you been to and observed only a few or no butterflies? This is a common occurrence. We often develop small spaces to promote particular denizens of our gardens such as butterflies, birds, or other wildlife and manage the rest of our landscape in a way that is compl...
Saturday, November 3 2018 10:00 AM 12:00 PM

Mailing Address

100 New Zion Road Lake City, SC 29560
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