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How our old style hay farm became an organically managed specialty flower farm. Stories, pictures and of course lots and lots of information about crinum lilies which are our specialty!Find out more »
Visit refined gardens of Aiken, SC and our organically managed lily farm and nursery. Fundraiser tour for Garden Club of SC -- we'll be dolled up and of course have our lily farm and connoisseurs nursery open.Find out more »
Mixing old farming with new scientific understandings, we use soil building plants, composting, no-till gardening to constantly build our soils. Mixed into our organically managed lily farm fields, veggies, flowers and fruit trees do work -- and add taste and food to the life of our farm (and our farm crew and family). In our garden design business, we use many of the same techniques to build soils in backyards, tiny courtyards, urban parking lots and even rooftop gardens. Join…Find out more »
Speakers include Tom Johnson of Magnolia Gardens and Jim Kibbler who's new book details one of the south's oldest nurseries.
Best of all, you get to see the extensive renovations of Columbia's Hampton Preston Gardens. This 4 acre garden features a fountain and gazebo envisioned by Jenks and spectacular new plantings of Evan Clements and Keith Merns.
Jenks Farmer challenges and southern garden design. He’s been a leader in public and private gardens for the past 30 years. Jenks will share photos spanning 30 years of design work. And address how his style and garden design in general has changed. From 80’s style, perennial border artifice to more relaxed styles incorporating heirloom plants and rural landscapes, to todays sustainable, naturalistic meadows, one thing has been consistent; he seeks and insist on the best preforming plants for any…Find out more »
Learn how to select, plant, propagate, and care for the most productive fruit trees for back yards: fig, persimmon, pomegranate, and a cold hardy citrus!Find out more »
This is a self-guided tour sponsored by the Beech Island Historical Society. For more information and to purchase tickets go to their website.Find out more »
Sold Out. All ages, hands-on morning building healthy soil to get your garden going. Learn soil basics that apply to vegetables, herbs and flower gardening. Multiple short events & lessons, snacks and tours on organically managed specialty farm.Find out more »
Come Join us on the farm, Saturday before Father's Day. Bring your Father, Son, Daughter, Wife, grandchildren, and friends to tour the lily farm and hang out with the Donkeys.Find out more »