EVENT: May Days BBQ and Plant sale

By Moore Farms Botanical Garden (other events)

Fri, May 18 2018 8:30 AM Sat, May 19 2018 3:00 PM

May Days Plant Sale and BBQ

Come for a day full of fun! Join us for our spring plant sale, lecture by well-known plantsman, Bill Thomas, delicious BBQ lunch and a beautiful garden. The kids corner will be filled with many hands-on, fun-filled activities so bring the whole family!

Dates: Friday, May 18th and Saturday, May 19th, rain or shine!

Time: 8:30 am to 3:00 pm each day

Location: Moore Farms Botanical Garden

Cost: $20 per person to attend lecture by Bill Thomas from Chanticleer, admission is free for self-guided exploration of the garden. 

Plant Sale: Want to add some additions to your landscape? Looking for that "WOW" factor?  Our plant sale is for you! The plant sale will feature many varieties of choice, hard-to-find and unusual plants. Our staff horticulturists will be able to assist you with any questions and we only sell what we believe in, so every plant is a winner!

To view the plant sale list, please check back here in April.

Lunch: For just $8 if you preregister and $10 on the day of, there will be a scrumptious BBQ lunch served from Noon to 1:30 pm. If there are any special dietary restrictions, please contact Roberta Burns at [email protected] 

For a good cause: Proceeds benefit the Lake City Boys and Girls Club or The Longleaf Alliance. Refunds will not be provided due to inclement weather. 

Questions?: For more information, please contact Roberta Burns at [email protected] or (843) 210-7582.

Guest speaker: Don't miss well-known plantsman, Bill Thomas' presentation at 10:30 am each day. He will be presenting an entertaining lecture on "The Art of Gardening at Chanticleer." You definitely don't want to miss it!

About Bill Thomas: Bill arrived at the 48-acre pleasure garden Chanticleer on April Fools’ Day, 2003.  Previously, he was at Longwood Gardens for 26 years, the last five in Research and Production and the prior 21 in Education.  Bill leads the talented and creative Chanticleer staff in its continued development of the young garden, now in its 25th year.  He emphasizes an environmentally sensitive and multi-century approach to the property and is unifying the former estate into one cohesive garden.  The staff and he co-authored The Art of Gardening (Timber Press), recipient of the American Horticultural Society (AHS) Book Award.  Bill is Chair of Greater Philadelphia Gardens, promoting the Philadelphia region as “America’s Garden Capital.”  He holds a B.S. and an M.S. in Ornamental Horticulture from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  He was given the Scott Medal and Award in 2017 and the AHS Professional Award in 2016.

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100 New Zion Road Lake City, SC 29560