Charleston Horticultural Lecture Series Returns | Entertainment

CHARLESTON – The Charleston Horticultural Society is pleased to announce its 2022-2023 Lecture Series, sponsored by Bartlett Tree Experts. This annual series features engaged and accomplished thought leaders and experts from across the country in the fields of horticulture, design and sustainability. This year, we are delighted to present a roster of speakers from a wide variety of specialties and areas of interest:

  • September 12: David Quick, Mayor’s Office Ambassador for Resilience & Sustainability, Charleston Climate Action Initiatives & How Everyone Can Be Part of the Solution, introduction by Mayor John Tecklenburg.
  • October 10: Virginia Beach, American monument: Charles Duell and the revival of Middleton Place
  • November 14: Georgann Eubanks, Saving the Wild South: The Fight for Native Plants on the Edge of Extinction
  • February 13: Bryce Lane, host of the three-time Emmy-winning UNC-TV public television program “In the Garden with Bryce Lane”
  • March 13: Abra Lee, Conquer the Soil: Black America and the Untold Stories of Our Country’s Gardeners, Farmers, and Growers
  • May 8: Dan Hinkley, widely recognized as one of the greatest modern plant explorers and one of the world’s greatest plant collectors.

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Lectures will be held on the second Monday of each month at the beautiful Unitarian Church, 4 Archdale Street, in downtown Charleston. All lectures start at 6:30 p.m., doors open at 6 p.m. The lectures last 45 minutes and are followed by a question-and-answer session.

Lectures are free for members of the Charleston Horticultural Society. Individual memberships start at $50 for one year, which includes free admission to the lecture series and other events, plus discounted rates for all classes, tours, programs, and special events throughout the year. Non-members can pay cash at the door. The September conference is open to the community and all subsequent conferences are $20 per person for non-members.

Angela C. Hale